James Brodie & Company Limited to market Jamieson natural supplements in Belize



    Belizeans can buy natural supplements made by Canada's quality leader

    BELIZE CITY, Belize, March 26 /CNW/ - Jamieson Laboratories, Canada's
leading manufacturer of natural health products, and Ultra Pharm Caribbean
Ltd., one of the largest distributors of pharmaceutical and over-the-counter
products in the Caribbean and Central America, today announced they had
reached agreement with James Brodie & Company Limited to market Jamieson's
industry-leading natural supplements in Belize.
    James Brodie & Company Limited or Brodies, one of the oldest and largest
appliance, department store, hardware, pharmacy, supermarket and veterinary
retailers in Belize, has signed a one-year agreement to market Jamieson
products in that country, including its quality-leading vitamins and mineral
products. Other specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
    "For the last 85 years, Jamieson Laboratories has provided consumers with
innovative products of the highest quality, purity and safety and, since 1887,
Brodies has provided Belizeans with leading OTC products from around the
world," explained Bill Tyler, Vice President, Sales, Jamieson Laboratories.
"Together, Jamieson and Brodies will afford Belizeans access to one of the
most trusted and advanced natural healthcare brands in the world."
    "Working with Brodies, we will finally be able to provide Belizeans with
something almost everyone else in Central America has benefited from for many
years now - the highest-quality natural health products from Jamieson," said
Rajendra Maharajh, Managing Director, Ultra Pharm Caribbean Ltd. "Central
American consumers associate quality with products that are made in Canada -
and Jamieson natural supplements epitomize this."
    "Jamieson natural vitamins, minerals, concentrated food supplements,
herbs and botanical medicines are premium quality products that will
complement our existing OTC offerings very well," said Jim Brodie, President &
Chief Executive Officer, James Brodie & Company Limited. "Belizean consumers
are very excited about the opportunity to use the high-quality Jamieson
products that everyone in Central America has been talking about."

    About James Brodie & Company Limited

    Established in 1887, James Brodie & Company Limited or Brodies is one of
the oldest and largest agro-chemical, appliance, department store, duty-free,
hardware, pharmacy, supermarket and veterinary retailers in Belize. Carrying
more than 150 major brands from around the world, its 300 employees serve more
than 10,000 Belizeans each and every day. For further information, please call
(501) 227-7070 or visit www.brodiesbelize.com.

    About Ultra Pharm Caribbean Ltd.

    Established in 1996, Ultra Pharm Caribbean Ltd. is one of the largest
distributors of industry-leading pharmaceutical and OTC products in the
Caribbean and Central America. Representing four major manufacturers from the
United States and Canada, its 30 employees support a network of more than 24
distributor and retail partners in more than 30 countries. For further
information, please call (868) 646-4276.

    About Jamieson Laboratories

    Established in 1922, Jamieson Laboratories is Canada's largest
manufacturer and distributor of advanced natural health care products.
Jamieson's state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing laboratories are
located in Windsor, Ontario. The company is a world leader in the vitamin and
nutrition industry, exporting to more than 50 countries including the United
States, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore. For more information,
please visit the Jamieson Laboratories website at www.jamiesonvitamins.com or
call 1 (800) 265-5088.





For further information:

For further information: John B. Challinor II, APR, Director of
Communications, Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052, Ext. 4205,
jchallinor@jamiesonlabs.com; Stephanie Blok, Manager of Public Relations,
Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052, Ext. 2714, sblok@jamiesonlabs.com

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