SASKATOON, SK, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Kanata Earth Genetics Inc. ("Kanata Earth") and the Saskatchewan Research Council ("SRC") today announced they are collaborating to provide cannabis testing services to Canadian licensed producers. SRC's extensive analytical testing portfolio coupled with Kanata Earth's genomic services will provide licensed cannabis producers with a complete solution for their testing needs.
SRC is a Treasury Board Crown Corporation in the Province of Saskatchewan and shares many of the same values with Kanata Earth in quality, safety, and confidentiality. SRC's Environmental Analytical Laboratories are accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. for numerous testing procedures and have over 60 years of analytical experience, and 10 years of experience working with cannabis.
Based in Saskatoon, Kanata Earth Genetics Inc. is a research company led by some of Canada's most senior plant biologists and cannabis experts. Kanata Earth is excited to bring SRC's expertise and experience in testing to licensed producers to raise the bar across the industry. President, Shane O'Farrell stated, "We're delighted to help bring SRC to the wider cannabis industry. Their infrastructure and professionalism is the best we've seen, we look forward to setting the new standard."
SRC's Vice-President Environment, Joe Muldoon stated, "As the cannabis industry has grown, we've seen clients' needs change and we have incorporated the latest methods and technologies to meet demand. We are excited to work with Kanata Earth to leverage our strengths to provide licensed producers with truly unique solutions."
Testing services will be available to the Canadian cannabis industry this quarter, with genomic services becoming available shortly thereafter.
For inquiries on cannabis testing services and pricing, email [email protected] or call (833) 835-7704 for more information.
About Kanata Earth
Kanata Earth is a cannabis company concentrated on innovating cannabis genetics and young plant propagation. Kanata Earth offers analytical testing services via SRC and will also provide genetic enhancement services to the cannabis industry. Kanata Earth is developing proprietary cannabis products and a genomics platform for high throughput breeding.
The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is one of Canada's leading providers of applied research, development and demonstration (RD&D) and technology commercialization. With more than 350 employees, $70 million in annual revenue and over 72 years of RD&D experience, SRC provides products and services to its 1,500 clients in 20 countries around the world.
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For further information: or comment, contact Business Development Director, Lab & Analytics and Spokesperson, Marlene Line, [email protected], 905-869-5221; For media relations inquiries or interview requests, contact Director of Marketing & Communications, Selina Jane Eckersall, [email protected], 289.259.1017; To reach SRC, contact [email protected] or call, 306-933-5400.