TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Natura Naturals ("Natura") is thrilled to announce that Health Canada has approved its 13,430 square foot processing and packaging area, within the Leamington facility. This area includes drying, trimming, bottling, packaging, destruction, shipping and receiving rooms.
President and CEO of Natura, Ben Nikolaevsky, said that the Health Canada approval continues to build on Natura's production momentum.
"With this approval from Health Canada, Natura now has full capabilities to process and package medical and recreational cannabis. This brings us much closer to obtaining our sales license." Nikolaevsky stated.
Natura will now move ahead with applications for two more flowering rooms at the facility, which will provide an additional 90,000 square feet of production space. Once completed, this additional capacity is expected to bring total annual medical-grade cannabis production to approximately 15,000 kilograms. When fully built-out in 2019, Natura's 662,000 square foot facility will have annual capacity of approximately 70,000 kilograms.
Based in Leamington, Ontario, Natura is a licensed cultivator of medical cannabis pursuant to Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations ("ACMPR"). The Company's cultivation facility is capable of producing plants in a 662,000+ square foot greenhouse facility under optimal growing conditions. Natura grows high-quality hydroponic cannabis which can be used for various medical and recreational applications. Natura has an extensive genetics library and continues to develop innovative products for the Canadian and International marketplaces.
SOURCE Natura Naturals
For further information: For media inquiries only please contact: Alexander C. Logie, SVP Business Development, Natura Naturals Inc., (647) 216-8997, [email protected]