VANCOUVER, BC – Village Farms International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VFF) (TSX: VFF) reported that the Delta, British Columbia operations of both Pure Sunfarms (cannabis) and Village Farms Fresh (produce) have not incurred any disruption from the severe weather recently experienced in the region and, to date, continue to operate as usual. A previous “State of Emergency” declared for the Delta area has since been cancelled.
The Company continues to monitor weather conditions and has taken precautions to ensure that its greenhouse facilities in Delta, British Columbia can operate without interruption. Although weather related road closures are posing some challenges to their suppliers and transportation partners, both Pure Sunfarms and Village Farms Fresh have, and will continue to, proactively put in place contingency plans to address the evolving situation and, at this time, neither expects the weather-related impacts to have a material, if any, impact on fourth quarter revenue.
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