TORONTO, March 18, 2022 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — The Flowr Company (“Flowr” or the “Organization”) (TSXV: FLWR, OTC: FLWPF) is pleased to give a small business update and announces the departure of Director and Main Govt Officer (“CEO”) Darryl Brooker and appointment of Tom Move as Interim CEO.
In the very last 6 months, Flowr has greater its solution offerings noticeably with the start and good results of Strawnana, Bitter Sis, BC Pet Walkers, and the a short while ago introduced strains of BC Clementine Crush, BC Lemon Ice, BC Spiced Grape and BC Mango Melon OG. Q2 will see the introduction of 7 new SKU’s across the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. The genetic and innovation pipeline continues to extend and new products launches are planned for Q3 and Q4.
From January 2022 to February 2022, our BC Strawnana Puppy Walkers (pre-rolls) represented a top rated 15 pre-roll SKU in Ontario (previously mentioned $10/gram) and carries on to exhibit strong traction in the provinces of British Colombia and Alberta. We have also seen significant advancement in retail penetration across our main markets. In Ontario, about 65% of stores at the moment have at minimum 1 Flowr product, representing important growth from beneath 50% in August 2021. We have observed a related tale throughout our other significant markets, where by our retail store distribution has grown from ~30% to in excess of ~60% and ~27% to around 55% in British Colombia and Alberta, respectfully.
Around the past calendar year, the Enterprise has substantially reduced its overhead expenses and paid out down substantially of its senior indebtedness. Because January 1, 2021, the Firm has minimized the amount of money of principal indebtedness below its over-all debt from $43.5 million to $27.9 million and has repaid its senior secured indebtedness from $18.5 million to $5.7 million to day. The sale of the KRS R&D facility as formerly declared will even further lower the Company’s indebtedness by $12 million. The Firm has also minimized SG&A expenditures every single quarter considering the fact that the finish of 2020 and is on observe to obtain annualized SG&A cost savings of $3.3 million as formerly announced. Our profits carries on to present quarter-on-quarter progress and will reach record yearly profits for 2021 and even more expansion into 2022. We assume to launch our Q4 and full 12 months 2021 economical outcomes prior to the finish of April 2022.
The Corporation has freed up more resources and streamlined its concentration by way of the sale of non-main property, which include its Australian enterprise, TCann Pty. Ltd. for $500,000, sale of the K2 lands for $6.3 million and the not long ago declared arrangement to provide the KRS R&D facility for web proceeds of $4 million.
Mr. Brooker has resigned as Director and CEO effective immediately in order to pursue other prospects. The Business would like to thank Darryl for his endeavours over the past yr and wish him accomplishment in his long run endeavours.
“Leaving Flowr was a incredibly tricky and own conclusion for me as I go after other options. I could not be far more impressed with the effectiveness of the management staff over the final 10 months in phrases of productivity, innovation, new strains and a laser emphasis on driving the business to profitability in 2022. This sturdy management staff stays in position and I am confident that Flowr will go on to enhance its share and management in the premium Canadian cannabis dried flower market”.
In the short-phrase, Tom Circulation has been appointed Interim CEO to support assist the leadership transition of the Organization. As the founder and previous CEO of the Organization, Tom has an intimate knowledge of the organization and is properly-positioned to help manual Flowr through its management transition.
The Board of Directors will be offering extra aid to administration in the course of the management changeover to make sure powerful leadership and selection-producing as the Corporation carries on its emphasis on streamlining the business enterprise and works to its target of getting dollars-circulation optimistic in the course of 2022.
About The Flowr Corporation
The Flowr Company is a Canadian cannabis corporation with functions in Canada and the European Union. Its Canadian functioning campus, located in Kelowna, BC, incorporates a objective-built, GMP-designed indoor cultivation facility an out of doors and greenhouse cultivation web site and a point out-of-the-artwork R&D facility. From this campus, Flowr provides recreational and medicinal products. Internationally, Flowr services the international health care cannabis market as a result of its subsidiary, Holigen Holdings Minimal, which has a license for cannabis cultivation in Portugal and operates a GMP accredited facility in Portugal. In 2020, Flowr’s BC Pink Kush was acknowledged as the major indica pressure in Canada by Kind magazine.
Flowr aims to aid strengthening outcomes by liable cannabis use and, as an proven expert in cannabis cultivation, strives to be the manufacturer of choice for customers and patients looking for the best-excellent craftsmanship and product or service consistency across a portfolio of differentiated hashish products and solutions.
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