The producer of cannabis Hexo Gatineau has taken a major step in its development with the completion of expansion of one million square feet of its emissions and obtaining a license to set up its plants.
The whole thing took place in the time and budget, has highlighted HEXO in a press release published Thursday.
“Obtaining the a first license for our facility to one million square feet is a significant achievement for the whole team, Hexo,” said president and chief executive officer and co-founder of the company, Sebastien St-Louis.
Hexo already operates more than 310, 000 square foot greenhouse at its facility in sector Masson-Angers. This stage of the expansion project is significant since Hexo is continuing to expand its ability to reach its production target of 108 000 kg of dried cannabis per year.
The expansion of the greenhouse also allows the company to consolidate its position as one of the main producers of cannabis in Canada. Hexo has signed the most important contract for the supply of cannabis legal in the history of Canada as a preferred supplier of the quebec Society of cannabis (SQDC). She has also spent supply agreements in British Columbia and Ontario.
“Our team has been working hard the past few months to cultivate new mother plants and preparing cuttings. We will begin to move the plants to the new installation with the mother plants and cuttings prepared in accordance with our methodology for continuous harvest, ” said Mr. St-Louis.
Hexo has also established with Molson Coors Canada, a partnership called Truss to create drinks based on cannabis when the regulations allow.
The company continues to serve its customers of marijuana for therapeutic purposes, through its brand Hydropothecary.
Patrick Woodbury, archives The Right