February 5, 2020— (Vancouver, BC) good natured Products Inc. (the “Company” or “good natured®”) (TSX-V: GDNP) today announced that it has signed commercial agreements to supply custom designed plant-based packaging with two US food producers who distribute throughout the United States. The Company estimates the agreements will deliver between $1.7 million to $2.0 million (Canadian dollars) in organic growth on an annualized basis, and between $1.0 million to $1.2 million in the current fiscal year.
The agreements have an average term of 3 years and are expected to deliver blended gross margins of between 28% to 33% in fiscal 2020.
These agreements provide further evidence of good natured® market share gains and execution towards its goal of becoming the leading plant-based product and packaging company in North America. good natured® also recently announced its estimated, unaudited 2019 revenue with a growth rate of 94% to 100%.
“We continue to hear from a growing number of food producers and grocers with a keen interest in finding more eco-friendly packaging solutions for their proprietary product lines,” said Paul Antoniadis, CEO of good natured®. “The agreements with these two producers highlight the value of our proposition to create custom packaging solutions that allow producers to switch from petroleum to renewable, plant-based alternatives that are free from chemicals of concern.”
About good natured Products Inc.
good natured® is producing and distributing one of North America’s widest assortments of better everyday products® made from the highest possible percentage of renewable, plant-based materials and no BPAs, phthalates or other chemicals of concern potentially harmful to human health and the environment.
By combining cutting-edge renewable material technology and the latest sustainable features, good natured® creates eco-friendly products and packaging that can do good for the planet, good for human health and good for business by focusing on innovative designs, minimizing waste and improving logistics, all bundled up in a fresh and friendly brand.
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On behalf of the Company:
Paul Antoniadis – Chief Executive Officer
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