1933 Industries Inc (CSE:TGIF) (OTCQX:TGIFF), a vertically-integrated cannabis consumer goods company, said on Monday that it has begun its second cannabis harvest from its cutivation facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In a statement, the Canadian company pointed out this marked the beginning of "continuous harvests" in Nevada as it swung into full production.
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"This is an important milestone for our company ... We have spent several months optimizing the new Las Vegas facility, enhancing our genetics programme to develop varieties of strains and cultivars to meet the demands of our consumers and we are pleased with our progress to date,” said 1933 Industries CEO Chris Rebentisch.
“With the surge in demand during the (coronavirus) COVID-19 pandemic, we are working closely with the dispensaries and responding to our clients' needs,” he added.
1933 Industries will be using the current harvest to produce its popular AMA branded concentrates and for its licensed brands Blonde and Denver Dab Co.
"We are nimble and capable of adjusting our production to meet the needs of our consumers, which gives us a competitive advantage," Rebentisch said.
The company’s products will be available in licensed dispensaries in Nevada and there are at least 15 strains which are being grown at the Las Vegas facilty which include: Afgoo x Maui Wowie, Ethos Hash Plant Bx1, ATF, Purple Tangie, Habanos OG, Purple Trainwreck, Inzane In the Membrane, Kosher Kush, GG OG, Plum Crazy, Zkittlez, Miss USA, Primo OG, Slimer OG and Rainmaker.
Ryan George, who is director of cultivation with Alternative Medicine Association, said the group's cultivation arm had invested “considerable time” hunting for the best genetics and receiving feedback from the market would be key to selecting the best strains commercially.
“We are known for producing some of the best concentrates in the market and we are working diligently, testing new strains and ensuring that we are harvesting every two to three weeks," George said.
"We are also pleased to report that we are growing DNA Genetics strains in every zone, with flowers available in the coming weeks and months. The Jack Herer strain will be ready for sale in approximately four months," he added.
The timing for harvesting cannabis flowers is critical to ensure quality and consistency, said the company. Drying, lab testing and preparing the product for sale takes roughly a month from harvest, meaning that product from this harvest will be available in the market by the end of April.
1933 Industries, based in Chilliwack, British Columbia, owns licensed medical and adult-use cannabis cultivation and production assets, proprietary hemp-based, CBD-infused branded products, CBD extraction services and a specialized cannabis advisory firm.
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