Winnipeg, MB – December 16, 2015 – Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods the leader in branded hemp food products, and Hemp Oil Canada Inc. a leader in hemp food ingredients, announced a merger today. “Together we have a greater capacity to educate people on hemp foods, intensify innovation, and expand accessibility to hemp food products, explains Mike Fata – CEO of Manitoba Harvest.

“Our alignment will make it easier than ever for people to add delicious and nutritious hemp foods to every eating occasion.”

“This is a match made in hemp-heaven,” expressed Shaun Crew President of Hemp Oil Canada.

“Together we are aligned under the same mission – manufacture and market the highest quality hemp food products.”

There will be no major changes to personnel or the businesses. The Leadership teams of both companies will remain. It is business as usual.

About Manitoba Harvest

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods is the world’s largest hemp food manufacturer to grow, make and sell their own brand of hemp food products. A B Corp Certified company, Manitoba Harvest educates on the health and environmental benefits of hemp and strives to support sustainability in all that they do. Products include Hemp Hearts, and a full line up for hemp protein and hemp snacks. Manitoba Harvest is a portfolio company of Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI).

Contact Manitoba Harvest

Kelly Saunderson
Manager of Corporate & Public Affairs
Tel: 204.953.0232
Email: pr@manitobaharvest.com

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