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Jamieson Wellness Inc. Closes 2017 with Industry Recognitions

December 14, 2017

Jamieson Wellness Recognized as Best Partner by London Drugs and Well.ca; National Nutrition Awards Recognize Jamieson Wellness People and Products in Multiple Categories

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jamieson Wellness Inc. (“Jamieson Wellness” or the “Company”) (TSX:JWEL), Canada’s number one manufacturer and marketer of branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, has received several industry awards as 2017 comes to a close. Jamieson was recognized as London Drugs’ 2017 Outstanding Partner of the Year in the health category. The Company’s Body Plus division received Well.ca’s Award of Excellence for Best Partner - Vitamins & Supplements and has earned a number of honours from the National Nutrition Awards.

“We are honoured to earn these accolades from our valued retail partners,” said Mark Hornick, President and CEO of Jamieson Wellness. “Earlier this year, the Reputation Institute named Jamieson as one of Canada’s top ten most reputable companies, and capping off the year with these additional industry acknowledgments is a privilege. This has been an historic year for the entire Jamieson Wellness team following our initial public offering this past summer, and we are looking forward to what we'll accomplish in 2018 and the years to come.”

Each year, London Drugs recognizes partner organizations that have demonstrated excellence in critical ways, with Jamieson Wellness topping that list for 2017. London Drugs’ determines the designation of Partner of the Year based on total sales volume and/or percentage of total sales volume dollar growth, innovative technology and design, innovative marketing, and sustainable practices and product selections.

Well.ca selects the winner of their annual Award of Excellence for Best Partner - Vitamins & Supplements based on criteria including overall excellence in marketing program support, logistics, partnership and responsiveness. Awarded to the Body Plus division of Jamieson Wellness for 2017, this is one of the retailer’s highest vendor honours.

The Company’s Body Plus and Jamieson divisions also earned a number of awards from retail partner National Nutrition, recognizing excellence in products, service and performance within the Natural Health Industry.

Products awarded include:

  • Best Multi Vitamin – Progressive Active Men and Women (Platinum)
  • Best Whey Protein - Progressive Harmonized Protein (Gold)
  • Best Vegan Protein – Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein (Bronze)
  • Best Omega – Jamieson Omega Complete Super Krill 500mg (Bronze)

Members of the Body Plus team were also recognized:

  • Best Guest Speaker – Nelson Narciso (Platinum)
  • Best Industry Executive – Renzo Mariani (Gold)
  • Best Naturopathic Doctor – Lee Know (Bronze)
  • Best Account Manager – Laura Shortt (Bronze)

In the Brand category, the Lifetime Achievement in Quality award was given to Progressive Nutritional Therapies (Silver).

About Jamieson Wellness

Jamieson Wellness is dedicated to improving the world's health and wellness with its portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson Vitamins is the Company's heritage brand and Canada's #1 consumer health brand. Jamieson Wellness manufactures and markets sports nutrition products and specialty supplements under its Progressive, Precision and Iron Vegan brands. The Company also markets products by Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions (LVHS), the #1 women's natural health focused brand in Canada. In 2017, Jamieson Wellness was named one of the top ten most reputable companies in Canada. For more information please visit jamiesonwellness.com.

About London Drugs

Founded in 1945, B.C.-based London Drugs has 80 stores in more than 35 major markets throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba including its online store www.londondrugs.com London Drugs offers consumers a range of products from digital cameras and cosmetics to computers and televisions. Renowned for its creative approach to retailing, the company employs more than 7,500 people with pharmacy and health care services being the heart of its business. Committed to innovation and superior customer service, London Drugs has established itself as a reputable and caring company and continues to position itself for future growth and development. For more information, visit www.LondonDrugs.com.

About Well.ca

Well.ca is a proudly Canadian company passionate about our customers, our business, and the products we offer. At Well.ca, we believe that Canadians should never have to compromise on the health, wellness, baby and beauty products that they choose for themselves and their families. With over 40,000 curated products, thousands of peer reviews, and Canada's largest assortment of green and natural brands, we make it easy to make choices you can trust.

About National Nutrition

National Nutrition continues to recognize excellence in products, service & performance within the Natural Health Industry with the second annual National Nutrition Awards (2017). These awards are given out annually and selected by a combination of National Nutrition staff & Customer Feedback. As Natural Health Care advocates we all play an important role in future of healthy Canadians. We hope that by recognizing the top performers in our industry it will solidify and encourage continued commitment toward innovation & passion for alternative and complementary medicine in our country.

Source: Jamieson Wellness Inc.

For further information:

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Mary Nelson, 646-277-1219

Mary.Nelson@ICRinc.com

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