Naturally Splendid Provides Update on Laguna Blends Pro369 Hemp Protein Growth and Pro Athlete Brand Strategy
August 11th, 2016 – Vancouver, BC –Naturally Splendid (TSXV:NSP) is pleased to update the success and Pro Athlete brand strategy of “Pro369”, Laguna Blends (CSE:LAG; OTCMKTS:LAGBF; FRA:LB6A) hemp protein, instant, functional beverage.
Naturally Splendid provided the research and development of all four of the flavours of Pro369 for Laguna. The Minister of Health has granted Laguna a product license along with a Natural Product Number for all four of the Pro369 Flavours further validating the commercial viability of HempOmega™. Laguna and NSE have previously entered into a manufacturing agreement for Pro369.
Laguna Blends Inc. (CSE: LAG) (OTC: LAGBF) (Frankfurt: LB6A.F) (the “Company” or “Laguna”) Laguna introduced Pro369 in April of 2016 and has processed 100’s of orders per month to independent affiliates throughout the USA and Canada since the product was introduced. On June 14th 2016 Laguna had reported it had beat its internal projections for the first 11 weeks of sales. This was combined sales from March 7, 2016, ending May 2016 and included both products; “Pro369” and “Caffe”, Laguna’s protein coffee.
Laguna recently announced the renewal of Canadian Football League Pro, Emmanuel Arceneaux as a brand ambassador for Laguna’s Pro369 for the second year. In addition, Laguna is currently in negotiations with other professional athletes in the USA and Canada who see the health benefits of Laguna products such as Pro369.
Emmanuel Arceneaux, BC Lions CFL Football Pro said, “Since I have been consuming the Pro369 product I have noticed a significant improvement in my work outs and overall game play. As a professional athlete I only consume the best quality nutritional products available in the Industry. I can validate Pro369 is the best quality hemp protein product in the market today.”
Naturally Splendid CEO Mr. Craig Goodwin states, “Laguna Blends has built a team of industry experts. We are excited to be a part of this team and look forward to providing Laguna Blends and their customers with a superior protein blend formulated with our HempOmega® technology and also introducing new products to Laguna. Laguna is the first Network Marketing Company to have access to this HempOmega® technology, which was a finalist for the prestigious NutraIngredients Awards in the category of Start-up Ingredient of the Year.”
Mr. Ray Grimm, Laguna Blends Inc. President, said, “Pro369 was a strategic product introduction to our affiliates. Pro369 is a world-class product that contains hemp, omegas and ginseng. Pro369 has put Laguna in a league of its own for a quality hemp protein product that includes efficacious ingredients. There has been positive feedback from affiliates on the quality, taste and solubility of the product. Over the next several of months Laguna will be evaluating the next order size for Pro369. Laguna will also be considering the introduction of Pro369 tubs for its affiliates in addition to the single serving packages.“
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