Natural Health Farm Holdings, Inc. Highlights Expanding Expert Management Group Following Biodelta Nutraceuticals Deal
Vegas, Nevada, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Natural Health Farm Holdings, Inc (OTCQB: NHEL) (the “Company” or “NHF Holdings”), a nutraceutical biotechnology company, is pleased to provide this update highlighting the Company’s expanding expert management group following the proposed majority interest acquisition of Biodelta Ltd. (“Biodelta”), a South Africa based developer and manufacturer of complementary and alternative medicines and food related supplements.
Vernon Tee, President of NHF Holdings, stated, “Our growth by acquisition strategy allows us to benefit from a continuously expanding expert management group that provides new capabilities and creates synergies across our whole network of operating companies. Biodelta, our first proposed major acquisition outside of Asia, is no exception to this.”
“Biodelta’s diverse group of founders, management team members, and employees will improve every element of our business strategy with their unique knowledge and capabilities in science, manufacturing, marketing, pharmaceutical regulations, and administration. We look forward to their contributions to NHEL’s success.”
Key members of the Biodelta management and operations teams include:
Nel-Marie Swart (Co-founder and Pharmaceutical Director - Biodelta) is an expert natural and ethical medicine professional. As a passionate entrepreneur, she loves to create ideas and products into sustainable business ventures. After starting as a Retail Pharmacist in Cape Town, South Africa, she gained extensive experience in the pharma industry, including specialization in Hospital Pharmacy, Production of High Schedule Ethical Medicine, and the Regulation of Ethical and Complementary Medicine.
During her career, Mrs. Swart has formulated and produced over 1,000 pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products for national as well as international brands. She takes responsibility for all product development, regulatory information for label claims, writing of package inserts, technical specifications, material safety data sheets, training manuals and all legislation and or regulatory principles. She has a passion for training and sharing of product knowledge and has trained medical doctors, product representatives, pharmacists and pharmacy personnel in over 400 pharmacy and corporate stores nationwide.
She received a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at the Potchefstroom University (now NWU) and completed additional courses in family planning, emergency response, pharmacy practice, regulatory certification as well as NQF level 2 Food Handling and GMP. She has vast experience in setting up and maintaining ISO 22000 systems as well as cGMP facilities.
Leon Giese (Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer - Biodelta) is responsible for New Business Development at Biodelta and has over the years developed the company’s customer base to include national brands, national retail chains, and international customers. Mr. Giese’s passion is Sales Process Engineering, using logical thinking processes to uncover a customer’s significant need and crafting a custom solution to meet this need.
Prior to co-founding Biodelta, Mr. Giese worked at Cameron McKenna Law Firm (London), Harper Collins (London), and The Time Newspaper (London) in various business analysis roles. He also volunteered at Lifeline as facilitator, telephone counsellor, and presenter of the Lifeline personal growth course.
Mr. Giese received his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1997 from the University of Cape Town, has a Diploma in Financial Information Systems (1995) and a Diploma in Packaging Technology (2002). He is trained in the Logical Thinking Processes, Predictive Index Personality Testing and is currently qualifying as Business and Life Coach.
Joey Bruwer (Managing Director - Biodelta) has for the past 8 years overseen the Biodelta management team and ensures that the right people are on the bus, in the right seats, and inspired to move the company forward. Mr. Bruwer has had a lifelong passion for business and the development of people through business.
Mr. Bruwer has been successful at assisting many organizations with creating sustainable growth. He has spent his formative years in Hong Kong and China, building teams of people while quadrupling export sales for Alcan, a multinational manufacturing company. Mr. Bruwer was assessed to be in the Top 2 Percent of the Asia Pacific division before returning home to South Africa and becoming co-owner of Biodelta.
During his time at Biodelta, he has been part of a focused executive team that has grown Biodelta’s sales by a factor of 10X. He is currently responsible for Biodelta’s innovative seed stock model that will pave the way for products onto the shelves of 1000 independent pharmacies in South Africa.
Mr. Bruwer holds a Bachelor of Science degree (honours) from the University of Stellenbosch and has studied under world renowned Mind Power author, John Kehoe.
Mr. Tee concluded, “We anticipate completing the acquisition of Biodelta over the next sixty to ninety days.”
The Company (NHEL) has signed a term sheet (the “Agreement”) to acquire a 51% majority interest in Biodelta (Pty) Ltd. for US$1.6 million. The closing of the proposed transaction contemplated by the Agreement is subject to terms and conditions, including, but not limited to, completion of due diligence, execution of definitive agreements between the parties, securing required funding, and preparation of audited and unaudited financial statements. The Company expects to release additional information regarding the planned Biodelta acquisition as due diligence proceeds.
Founded in 2004, Biodelta (Pty) Ltd. is an ISO 22000 accredited contract development, manufacturing, and packaging solutions provider to the health and food industry, supplying capsules, tablets, powders, granules, effervescent sachets and tea. Biodelta’s expert qualified personnel offer a complete supply-chain service, and in-house production facilities include research and product development, manufacturing, packaging, packaging design, print and finishing. Biodelta currently operates a 40-acre farm and 22,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility just outside of Cape Town, South Africa.
For additional information regarding Biodelta Nutraceuticals, visit www.biodelta.net.
About Natural Health Farm Holdings Inc.
Natural Health Farm Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: NHEL) is a Nevada-based fully integrated nutraceutical biotechnology company offering clinically researched naturopathic products and related services through healthcare practitioners and direct-to-consumers. Since 2017, the Company has developed and commercialized a proprietary web-based Naturopathic Learning Management System that enables consumers and distributors to be educated on health-related aspects of various diseases.
For further information, please visit www.nhf-holdings.com
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