GrowGeneration Acquires The Harvest Company, Expands Footprint in California's Emerald Triangle
Acquisition Brings Number of GrowGen Locations Nationwide to 55
DENVER, May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG), ("GrowGen" or the "Company") the nation's largest chain of specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers, today announced its acquisition of The Harvest Company, a northern California-based hydroponic supply center and cultivation design innovator with stores in Redding and Trinity County. The Harvest Company serves growers in Northern California's Emerald Triangle – the largest cannabis-producing region in the country.
"As the country's largest legal cannabis market, California continues to be a critical market for GrowGeneration," said Darren Lampert, GrowGen's CEO. "The Emerald Triangle in particular represents tremendous market potential, with over 500 cultivation licenses in Trinity County alone. Redding also is seen as an important emerging cannabis market, and we are proud to expand our presence in the area through a highly respected and leading hydroponics store such as Harvest Company. "
Founded by Robert Masterson, Harvest Company has provided Northern California growers with specialty hydroponic supplies and professional horticultural consultation services since 2014. The Harvest Company's team of 16 employees will join GrowGen's team of over 600 grow professionals as part of the transaction, while Mr. Masterson will stay on in an advisory role.
Said Masterson, "The Harvest Company was founded by growers for growers, and that ethos is at the center of everything we do. We look forward to continuing to provide best-in-class supplies and services under the GrowGeneration name."
For more information about GrowGen, or to locate its stores, please visit www.growgeneration.com.
About GrowGeneration Corp:
GrowGen owns and operates specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening centers. Currently, GrowGen has 55 stores, which include 20 locations in California, 8 locations in Colorado, 7 locations in Michigan, 5 locations in Maine, 5 locations in Oklahoma, 2 locations in Nevada, 2 locations in Washington, 2 locations in Oregon, 1 location in Arizona, 1 location in Rhode Island,1 location in Florida, and 1 location in Massachusetts.
GrowGen also operates an online superstore for cultivators at growgeneration.com and B2B ERP platform, agron.io. GrowGen carries and sells thousands of products, including organic nutrients and soils, advanced lighting technology and state of the art hydroponic equipment to be used indoors and outdoors by commercial and home growers
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Released May 25, 2021