Hempacco Announces Revenue Up 277% Year-Over-Year for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2022

Strengthened financial position sets stage for accelerated growth

San Diego, California--(Newsfile Corp. - December 8, 2022) - Hempacco Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: HPCO) ("Hempacco" or the "Company"), a hemp smokables company focused on Disrupting Tobacco's™ nearly $1 trillion industry with hemp cigarettes, smoking paper, and alternatives to nicotine tobacco products, today announced revenues for the nine months ended September 30, 2022 increased 277% year-over-year to approximately $3.4 million.

"Product sales were up 85% year-over-year in the third quarter," said Sandro Piancone, Co-Founder and CEO of Hempacco. "Our industry leading partnerships and collaborations and our team's dedication to rapidly and efficiently expanding operations are key drivers of our continued performance."

"Much of our growth year-to-date was achieved with limited capital prior to our Nasdaq IPO," said Jorge Olson, Co-Founder and CMO of Hempacco. "Our IPO enabled us to strengthen our balance sheet which should greatly improve our ability to capitalize on the wealth of opportunities in front of us as we continue to execute on our mission of disrupting tobacco's nearly $1 trillion industry."

Hempacco has established world-class partnerships and joint ventures, including Hemp Hop, launched in partnership with hip-hop icon Rick Ross and Rap Snacks founder and CEO James Lindsay, a 50/50 joint venture with Cheech and Chong, and a relationship with HBI-Raw, one of the world's leading smoking papers companies.

About Hempacco

Hempacco Co., Inc.'s goal of Disrupting Tobacco's™ nearly $1 trillion industry with herb and hemp-based alternatives to nicotine cigarettes by manufacturing and marketing herb, spice, and cannabinoid smokables and rolling paper. Hempacco owns The Real Stuff™ functional hemp cigarette and rolling paper brand.

Hempacco's operational segments include:

  1. Manufacturing of smokables and hemp rolling paper
  2. Smokable technology development
  3. The Real Stuff™ brand of functional smokables and rolling paper
  4. Cheech and Chong Hemp Cigarettes and Hemp Hop Smokables with Rick Ross

Learn more at www.hempaccoinc.com

Order products at www.realstuffsmokables.com

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For investor inquiries, please contact:

Dave Gentry
RedChip Companies Inc.
1-800-RED-CHIP (733-2447)
Or 407-491-4498
HPCO@redchip.com

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