Valens noted that the agreement will allow it to leverage the company’s full complement of proprietary extraction capabilities, including organic certified CO2, ethanol, and other extraction technologies, to deliver customized consumer experiences for a variety of Rubicon Organics’ Cannabis 2.0 products.
“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,” Valens CEO Tyler Robson said in a statement.
He added: “We are especially pleased to be working with a supply partner that can meet our strict requirements for laboratory controls, quality and reliability.”
Rubicon Organics CEO Jesse McConnell also weighed in on the announcement, stating: “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.”
As well, Valens said the custom manufacturing agreement provides a platform for collaboration, new product development and innovation to bring next-generation formats to the market, which is expected to allow the company to further expand its industry-leading portfolio of product manufacturing capabilities.
The Valens Company is a British Columbia-based producer of cannabis products, medical and recreational, and it is scaling up operations.
The company can process over 425,000 kilograms of biomass per year and its services include numerous types of proprietary extraction, analytical testing, formulation, cultivation, and research, as well as white label product development.
Its products include tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays, and vape pens, as well as beverages, edibles, injectables, and natural health products and it has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development.
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