BevCanna Expands Outdoor Cannabis Cultivation Capabilities to Almost 300 acres
Strengthens Partnership with Agricultural Experts Clearwater CannGrow to Grow Certified Organic Sun-Grown Cannabis
VANCOUVER, Dec. 26, 2019 /CNW/ – Emerging leader in infused cannabis beverages, BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE:BEV, Q:BVNNF, FSE:7BC) (“BevCanna” or the “Company”), announced today that is has increased the size of its outdoor cannabis cultivation site to 292 acres, up from the originally announced 130 acre site. BevCanna has partnered with agricultural experts Clearwater CannGrow Ltd. to grow certified organic sun-grown cannabis on the property near Osoyoos, British Columbia.
This expansion of cultivatable land will allow BevCanna to develop into one of largest outdoor cannabis cultivators in Canada. The Company has in turn increased its anticipated production to 300,000 kg – 400,000 kg of biomass, and a yield of 30,000 kg – 40,000 kg of pure cannabinoids through the finished extract.
“Interest in our BC sun grown cannabis has been exceptionally strong, and we’re expanding our cultivation and production capabilities to meet the anticipated demand,” said John Campbell, Chief Strategy Officer at BevCanna. “The increased capacity will position BevCanna well to become a leader in the production of high-quality, next-generation products, in the lead-up to Canada’s commercialization of such products in 2020.”
In conjunction with the additional cultivation capacity, BevCanna has completed a debt settlement with cultivation partner Clearwater CannGrow, in the amount of $500,000, in exchange for the issuance of 1,000,000 common shares (each, a “Share”) at a deemed price of $0.50 per Share.
“We’re very pleased to further strengthen our relationship with Clearwater CannGrow,” said John Campbell, Chief Strategy Officer at BevCanna. “Clearwater CannGrow’s direct expenditures into our agricultural operation are an incredible sign of confidence and commitment to the operation, and to BevCanna as a whole.”
The Shares issued in the debt settlement are subject to resale restrictions imposed by applicable law or regulation, including a statutory hold period expiring four months and one day from the date of closing of the debt settlement.
About BevCanna Enterprises Inc.
BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE: BEV, Q:BVNNF, FSE:7BC) develops and manufactures cannabinoid-infused beverages and consumer products for in-house brands and white label clients. With decades of experience creating, branding and distributing iconic brands that have resonated with consumers on a global scale, the team demonstrates an expertise unmatched in the emerging cannabis beverage category. Based in British Columbia, Canada, BevCanna has a 292-acre outdoor cultivation site in the fertile Okanagan Valley and the exclusive rights to a pristine spring water aquifer, as well as a world-class 40,000-square-foot, HACCP certified manufacturing facility, with a current bottling capacity of up to 72M bottles.
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