Two of the largest certified organic producers in Canada come together to bring innovative and high-quality products to market
KELOWNA, BC, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – The Valens Company Inc. (TSX: VLNS) (OTCQX: VLNCF) (the “Company,” “The Valens Company” or “Valens”), a leading manufacturer of cannabis products, today announced that it has entered into an extraction and custom manufacturing agreement with Rubicon Organics, a Canadian licensed producer of high-quality, organic certified, sustainably grown cannabis. Rubicon Organics boasts a robust portfolio of recreational brands that meet the diversified needs of consumers, including super-premium Simply Bare Organic, flower-based 1964 Supply Co., in addition to concentrate-focused Lab Theory.
Under the terms of the agreement, Valens will have the opportunity to leverage its full complement of proprietary extraction capabilities, including organic certified CO2, ethanol, and other extraction technologies, to deliver customized consumer experiences in a variety of 2.0 products under the Rubicon Organics portfolio. Additionally, the custom manufacturing agreement provides a platform for collaboration, new product development and innovation to bring next generation formats to the market, allowing Valens to further expand its industry-leading portfolio of product manufacturing capabilities.
The Rubicon Organics team has a strong and proven track record of success with their flower business and we are confident they will enjoy the same success in other product categories.
Tyler Robson, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Chair of The Valens Company
At the heart of this agreement is a true partnership and both parties are eager to get down to work on innovation to bolster Rubicon Organics’ product portfolio and bring certified organic, high-quality 2.0 products to the Canadian market. We are especially pleased to be working with a supply partner that can meet our strict requirements for laboratory controls, quality and reliability.
“This agreement will enable Rubicon Organics to accelerate the launch of our organic certified 2.0 innovation pipeline, providing our consumers with the best cannabis products in Canada, and growing our share of the premium and super premium cannabis category,” said Jesse McConnell, Chief Executive Officer of Rubicon Organics.
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About The Valens Company
The Valens Company is a leading manufacturer of cannabis products with a mission to bring the benefits of cannabis to the world. The Company provides proprietary cannabis processing services across five core technologies, in addition to best-in-class product development, formulation and manufacturing of cannabis consumer packaged goods. The Valens Company’s high-quality products are exclusively formulated for the medical, therapeutic, health and wellness, and recreational consumer segments, and are offered across numerous product formats, including oils, vapes, concentrates, edibles and topicals, as well as pre-rolls, with a focus on next-generation product development and innovation. Its breakthrough patented emulsification technology, SōRSE™ by Valens, converts cannabis oil into water-soluble emulsions for seamless integration into a variety of product formats, allowing for near-perfect dosing, stability, and taste. In partnership with brand houses, consumer packaged goods companies and licensed cannabis producers around the globe, the Company continues to grow its diverse product portfolio in alignment with evolving cannabis consumer preferences in key markets. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Valens Labs Ltd., the Company is setting the standard in cannabis testing and research and development with Canada’s only ISO17025 accredited analytical services lab, named The Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science by partner and scientific world leader Thermo Fisher Scientific. Discover more on The Valens Company and its subsidiaries at http://www.thevalenscompany.com.