Edible Garden expands retail offering through introduction of vitamin and dietary supplement lines
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated, cannabis-focused, agriculture company, today announced that its subsidiary Edible Garden, is retailing vitamin and dietary supplement lines throughout the U.S. as part of its ongoing strategy to expand into additional areas of the healthy living industry.
Edible Garden’s offering now includes the following brands : VitaminWay®, Vitamin Whey Protein®, SlimTrim®, Surgex Sports Nutrition®, OmEssentials® and Bikini Ready ®. These brands have an industry leading reputation for quality, which is built on strict adherence to exacting standard of control and regulatory compliance with the FDA’s GMPs and NCAA regulations. These vitamins and dietary supplements are already sold in over 5,000 major food, drug, mass and specialty stores across the U.S.
“This is an exciting opportunity for us to leverage our strong reputation for producing fresh, organic fruits and vegetables in order to expand our customer base and penetrate new areas of the healthy living industry,” commented Derek Peterson, CEO of Terra Tech. “As we already have the necessary infrastructure needed to seamlessly take over the manufacturing process, we expect to rapidly benefit from marketing these lines of nutritional products and supplements. Our subsidiary, Edible Garden, will begin to use nutrients, such as the newly developed “SuperLeaf,” extracted from plants grown at its New Jersey farm in the products. Entering the vitamin and supplement market also opens up an expanded retail distribution network, which has the potential to bring further potential benefits to our existing business. We continue to expand Edible Garden’s portfolio of healthier, more nutritious products, which are produced to the safest standards and using the most energy efficient technologies available.”
About Terra Tech
Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) operates through multiple subsidiary businesses including : Blum, IVXX Inc., Edible Gardens, MediFarm LLC and GrowOp Technology. Blum are retail medical cannabis facilities focused on providing the highest quality medical cannabis to patients who are looking for alternative treatments for their chronic medical conditions. Blum offers a broad selection of medical cannabis products including; flowers, concentrates and edibles through its Oakland, CA and multiple Nevada locations. IVXX, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Terra Tech that produces medical cannabis-extracted products for regulated medical cannabis dispensaries throughout California. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Edible Garden, cultivates a premier brand of local and sustainably grown hydroponic produce, sold through major grocery stores such as Shoprite, Walmart, Winn-Dixie, Raley’s, Meijer, Krogers, and others throughout New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and the Midwest. Terra Tech’s MediFarm LLC subsidiaries are focused on medical cannabis cultivation and permitting businesses throughout Nevada. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary GrowOp Technology, specializes in controlled environment agricultural technologies.
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