February 17th 2017 – Escondido, CA – Laguna Blends Inc. (CSE: LAG) (OTC: LAGBF) (Frankfurt: LB6A.F) (the “Company” or “Laguna”) is pleased to announce that it will be featuring Pro369 hemp protein drink during the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star game weekend. Multiple marketing events will include strategic alliances with Isodiol and Rebound Magazine, the official magazine of the National Basketball Retired Players Association.
Pro369 is now included as part of Isodiol’s, IsoSport line. Pro369 and IsoSport are being endorsed by retired National Football League (NFL) player and Super bowl winner, Marvin Washington. Marvin is an advocate of hemp-based products and is a brand ambassador for Laguna. The All-Star weekend runs from Friday, February 17th through Sunday February 19th.
Laguna Blends President & CEO, Mr. Ray Grimm states: “Having Isodiol include Pro369 in there IsoSport line alongside the NBA All-Star weekend is also a tremendous opportunity for exposure for Laguna and our hemp and CBD products.”
“Pro369” is a single serving, “on-the-go,” plant based, instant, hemp protein that is served cold and comes in 4 delicious flavors. Pro369 is water soluble and can be directly mixed in water, added to milk, almond milk or coconut milk. Pro369 can also be blended in a shake or smoothie.
“Pro369 contains HempOmega®, an environmentally sustainable, vegetarian source of Omega 3 and 6 that boasts a superior nutrient profile. Hemp Omega’s greater ability to endure the digestive process delivers unmatched bioavailability, thereby maximizing its potential health benefits.
By 2020 the global sports nutrition market should reach US$33.6 billion in revenues on the back of a 7 percent CAGR (compound annual growth rate), according to a recent market report from Allied Market Research.
The Minister of Health has granted a product license along with a natural product number (“NPN”) for all four of the Pro369 flavors. They are all listed under the same NPN.
Pro369 hemp protein powder has been registered with Health Canada as a natural product, with the following approved health claims:
1) A source of protein that helps build and repair body tissues
2) Source of amino acids involved in muscle protein synthesis
3) Assists in the building of lean muscle
4) An adaptogen to help maintain a healthy immune system
5) Supportive therapy for the promotion of healthy glucose levels
About Laguna Blends Inc.
Laguna Blends is a market leader in the distribution of Hemp and CBD products. Lagunas
growth strategy includes acquiring and incubating companies who formulate and or
manufacture Hemp products. Laguna Blends markets Hemp products utilizing its B to B
Network along with driving traffic to its Club 8 online marketplace. It’s Lagunas intent to
provide the highest quality hemp product experience for the end user, utilizing a proprietary
nanotechnology in many of its consumable and topical skin care products. Laguna is currently
seeking joint ventures and acquisitions to expand its portfolio and will aggressively begin
international expansion into Asia and Europe in 2017.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
“Ray Grimm Jr” CEO, President & Director
Howe & Bay Financial: 604-449-5302
This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws relating to statements regarding the Company’s business, products and future the Company’s business, its product offerings and plans for sales and marketing. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward looking information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Such forward looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance and developments to differ materially from those contemplated by these statements depending on, among other things, the risks that the Company’s products and plan will vary from those stated in this news release and the Company may not be able to carry out its business plans as expected. Except as required by law, the Company expressly disclaims any obligation, and does not intend, to update any forward looking statements or forward-looking information in this news release. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward looking information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct and makes no reference to profitability based on sales reported. The statements in this news release are made as of the date of this release.