TORONTO, March 18, 2022 (World NEWSWIRE) — The Flowr Corporation (“Flowr” or the “Enterprise”) (TSXV: FLWR, OTC: FLWPF) is pleased to provide a business update and announces the departure of Director and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) Darryl Brooker and appointment of Tom Flow as Interim CEO.
In the very last six months, Flowr has improved its products choices appreciably with the launch and achievements of Strawnana, Sour Sis, BC Puppy Walkers, and the not long ago introduced strains of BC Clementine Crush, BC Lemon Ice, BC Spiced Grape and BC Mango Melon OG. Q2 will see the introduction of seven new SKU’s throughout the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. The genetic and innovation pipeline carries on to broaden and new product launches are planned for Q3 and Q4.
From January 2022 to February 2022, our BC Strawnana Canine Walkers (pre-rolls) represented a prime 15 pre-roll SKU in Ontario (higher than $10/gram) and continues to clearly show solid traction in the provinces of British Colombia and Alberta. We have also witnessed considerable expansion in retail penetration throughout our core marketplaces. In Ontario, over 65% of stores currently have at the very least one Flowr product, representing important progress from underneath 50% in August 2021. We have seen a similar story across our other major markets, exactly where our keep distribution has grown from ~30% to more than ~60% and ~27% to above 55% in British Colombia and Alberta, respectfully.
In excess of the earlier year, the Enterprise has considerably lowered its overhead charges and paid out down substantially of its senior indebtedness. Considering that January 1, 2021, the Corporation has lowered the amount of money of principal indebtedness underneath its in general credit card 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 date. The sale of the KRS R&D facility as formerly introduced will further minimize the Company’s indebtedness by $12 million. The Corporation has also reduced SG&A fees every quarter considering that the finish of 2020 and is on keep track of to attain annualized SG&A discounts of $3.3 million as formerly declared. Our earnings carries on to display quarter-on-quarter growth and will attain report once-a-year earnings for 2021 and further expansion into 2022. We hope to launch our Q4 and complete year 2021 monetary results prior to the close of April 2022.
The Enterprise has freed up additional money and streamlined its emphasis by the sale of non-core belongings, such as its Australian business enterprise, TCann Pty. Ltd. for $500,000, sale of the K2 lands for $6.3 million and the recently declared arrangement to promote the KRS R&D facility for internet proceeds of $4 million.
Mr. Brooker has resigned as Director and CEO helpful promptly in buy to go after other prospects. The Organization would like to thank Darryl for his efforts above the earlier year and wish him achievement in his foreseeable future endeavours.
“Leaving Flowr was a really hard and personal conclusion for me as I pursue other opportunities. I could not be much more impressed with the effectiveness of the management team more than the very last 10 months in terms of productiveness, innovation, new strains and a laser focus on driving the organization to profitability in 2022. This sturdy management staff remains in put and I am self-assured that Flowr will go on to strengthen its share and management in the premium Canadian cannabis dried flower market”.
In the shorter-phrase, Tom Movement has been appointed Interim CEO to help help the leadership changeover of the Organization. As the founder and previous CEO of the Business, Tom has an personal knowledge of the enterprise and is perfectly-positioned to enable tutorial Flowr through its leadership transition.
The Board of Directors will be furnishing extra guidance to management all through the management transition to make certain effective management and choice-earning as the Corporation proceeds its aim on streamlining the company and functions to its aim of getting income-movement favourable all through 2022.
About The Flowr Company
The Flowr Corporation is a Canadian hashish organization with functions in Canada and the European Union. Its Canadian working campus, positioned in Kelowna, BC, contains a function-built, GMP-intended indoor cultivation facility an outside and greenhouse cultivation web page and a condition-of-the-artwork R&D facility. From this campus, Flowr makes leisure and medicinal solutions. Internationally, Flowr solutions the global healthcare cannabis market as a result of its subsidiary, Holigen Holdings Minimal, which has a license for hashish cultivation in Portugal and operates a GMP licensed facility in Portugal. In 2020, Flowr’s BC Pink Kush was recognized as the prime indica pressure in Canada by Form magazine.
Flowr aims to assist improving results by means of accountable hashish use and, as an proven qualified in cannabis cultivation, strives to be the manufacturer of decision for buyers and sufferers searching for the optimum-excellent craftsmanship and product regularity throughout a portfolio of differentiated cannabis items.
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Interim Chief Govt Officer
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Chief Economic Officer
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