October 19, 2005 - Guelph, Canada - Puresource Inc. and NOW Foods jointly announce the opening of a new natural product production facility in Guelph, Ontario. The 11,000 sq ft plant has been developed to meet the current requirements for Natural Health Products Good Manufacturing Practices. Products marketed under the Herbal Select and NOW brands will be produced in this new state-of-the-art facility. Designed to improve service to customers across the country, this new facility reflects commitment to the Canadian market.
In addition, the recent acquisition of the Inari brand in Montreal has added to our certified organic food lines. The Inari facility will also allow for improved local distribution in the Quebec market. Togehter, the new production facility and the acquisition of this new brand are parts of a strategy to service customers throughout Canada with an expanded product line and extend our on-going commitment to quality, efficacy and freshness.
Bill Ferrar, President and CEO