LAS VEGAS, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VITALIBIS, INC. (OTCQB:VCBD) a technology based seller of premium, full spectrum phyto-cannabinoid rich (PCR) products, along with personal care and organic certified nutritional products formulated with premium hemp extracts, today announced the appointment of Bob Groux, retail industry expert, to the Company’s Advisory Board. Bob Groux is the Founder of Coast Brands Group, LLC. With over 30 years in the industry, he provides a wealth of experience in retail distribution, marketing, product development, financial expertise and numerous strategic partnerships.

Bob is responsible for introducing and building the Snapple Brand in Texas and Southern California and positioning Orange County, California as the number one per capita consumption market for Snapple. Prior to establishing his California distribution business, Mr. Groux was a Buyer for The Southland Corporation’s 7-Eleven Food Stores, Eastern Region, where he oversaw the buying and merchandising of over twenty consumer product categories for 350 stores in the New York area.

Bob has also been involved in the regional launches, distribution and/or development of successful Consumer Packaged Goods brands such as Snapple, Wolfgang Puck Gourmet Lattes, Redline, SoBe, Nantucket Nectars, Jones Soda, Stewart’s Root Beer, Dad’s Root Beer, OhYeah!, PRE, New Leaf Teas, ACTIVATE, Little Miracles Organic Teas and, most recently, Star Wars Space Punch, Avengers Sparkling Drink and Frozen Artic Punch.

"It's exciting when industry experts not only see our vision, but also want to get involved,” said Steven Raack, CEO Vitalibis. “Bob is a tremendous person with priceless experience in the retail / infomercial space. We are honored to have him on board and look forward to his guidance, insights and thought leadership as we advance our retail strategy."

Bob Groux, said, “I’m very excited about joining the Vitalibis team as an Advisor. The number of inquiries and product requests we are getting for hemp-derived products has been unprecedented. Some of the largest retailers, distributors, and infomercial companies in the country have been asking me when Vitalibis will be ready to ship. I believe that Vitalibis is the highest quality product I have seen so far and I know it will emerge as the front runner and most trusted name in full spectrum, PCR products. I’m very excited to be a part of this incredible team.”

About Vitalibis, Inc.

Vitalibis endeavors to be an iconic lifestyle brand, which promotes health and wellness within the rapidly growing medicinal cannabis industry. Vitalibis seeks to utilize a robust technology platform and innovative micro-influencer sales model to market and sell premium, full spectrum, phyto-cannabinoid rich(PCR) products, along with personal care and organic certified nutritional products formulated with premium hemp extracts. In addition to leveraging technology and selling high-quality products, Vitalibis will focus on supporting non-profits with environmental and neuro-emotional missions. For additional information, www.vitalibis.com

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