March 17, 2021 (Source) — Rritual Superfoods Inc. (“Rritual” or the “Company”) (CSE: RSF) (CSE: RSF.WT) is pleased to provide an update on its upcoming US retail launch of its plant-based superfood elixirs.
Rritual has successfully completed a second commercial scale manufacturing run which is approximately 50% larger than its initial production run. Production for early April is scheduled and is expected to be 200% larger than the current manufacturing run. Achieving commercial scale production while maintaining high quality products represents a major inflection point towards executing upon the companies go to market strategy. Rritual continues to actively engage with its supply chain partners to secure sufficient raw ingredients and packaging materials to meet the Company’s North America demand forecast.
Additionally, the Company has partnered with a third-party logistics provider and successfully implemented the order automation process to sync with major retailers as well as e-commerce. This partner has warehouses throughout North America and the scale required to allow Rritual to implement its mass retail roll out strategy as well as fulfillment of e-commerce sales. Online order shipments have commenced and are being fulfilled by the logistics provider.
David Kerbel, CEO Commented: “The early feedback we’ve had from consumers and prospective retail partners is very encouraging. To meet expected demand, we have ramped up securing raw materials and scheduled commercial scale production runs. Maintaining a consistent and scalable manufacturing cycle is a core focus as we look forward to bringing our products to the major retailer shelves soon. Our team has been carefully and methodically building our logistics infrastructure which will allow for not only our needs today but also will allow us to achieve sustainable growth into the future.”
Rritual is a functional superfood company that creates plant-based elixirs, which support immunity, focus and relaxation. The company is poised to dominate a segment where demand and sales are growing exponentially. Under the executive leadership with over 100 years of CPG pedigree, Rritual is launching in North America in Q2 2021 as the company positions itself as a leader in the functional health and wellness industry. Rritual’s superfood elixirs can be found online at www.rritual.com.
Functional Foods Market
According to Grandview Research*, it is estimated that the global functional food market is projected to reach $275 billion by 2025, growing at 7.9% each year with consumers putting more emphasis on health and wellness.
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