Koios has engaged NewAge, a Denver-based distributor of beverages and snacks, to carry its KOIOS™ nootropic beverages and Fit Soda™ functional beverages throughout Colorado and potentially in other markets. Koios anticipates that NewAge’s in-depth knowledge of functional beverages, in addition to its significant footprint in Colorado can complement Koios’ existing presence in the state and potentially create new opportunities for the Company.
Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV; OTC: KBEVF) (the “Company” or “Koios”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement with NewAge, Inc. (“NewAge”) (NASDAQ: NBEV), a major omnichannel wholesaler of beverages and snacks. Based in Denver Colorado, NewAge provides direct store delivery (“DSD”) service for beverage brands all across the state of Colorado, primarily in the Front Range region. Koios believes its engagement with NewAge can strengthen the Company’s existing presence in Colorado, which benefits from Koios’ prestige as a local business. NewAge will distribute all of Koios’ beverage products including KOIOS™ nootropic beverages and Fit Soda™ functional beverages (collectively, the “Koios Beverages”). In 2021 the Company announced several placements of Koios Beverages in local grocery chains in regions to include New England Utah Oregon Louisiana Massachusetts and California in addition to a placement of Fit Soda ™ in over 100 HEB supermarkets in Texas announced in November 2020. With approval for Koios Beverages to be sold through the NewAge distribution network, new placements could be finalized much more rapidly and enable the Company to further grow its base of more than 4,000 points of sale in the United States.
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Koios is a beverage producer based out of Denver, Colorado with a product portfolio that includes functional beverages, supplements, and specialty coffees. Its KOIOS ™ nootropic beverage product is offered in five flavours and contains ingredients that have been shown to improve mental clarity, cognitive abilities, and immunity. Offered in four flavours, the Company’s Fit Soda ™ functional beverage has also had strong reception from consumers in the United States, with availability through Walmart’s U.S. online store and presence in brick-and-mortar grocery stores, foodservice outlets, and sports nutrition retailers in Colorado, California, Wisconsin, and Texas. With representation of Koios Beverages through a distributor such as NewAge, the Company anticipates it can expand availability of its products in existing markets.
NewAge was founded in 2003, and grew from representing a single brand of bottled water to representing a diversified portfolio of brands across categories that include non-alcoholic beverages, salty snacks, beer, and spirits. Each of NewAge’s product categories has dedicated routes and teams to ensure efficient performance. Despite the general economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, NewAge’s DSD division enjoyed record performance in 2020 and has sustained this success in 2021. In a recent statement by Josh Hillegass, President of NewAge’s DSD division, Mr. Hillegass stated that the division’s impressive team has played a key role in this strong performance by navigating the present challenging circumstances.
More information about NewAge can be found on its website: http://newage.com .
Koios Chief Executive Officer Chris Miller commented, “We are thrilled to be working with NewAge, as they have been a leader in functional beverage distribution in the state of Colorado for many years. With their innovative DSD model, NewAge provides a number of advantages to brands including offering a ‘test bed’ for new products before doing national rollouts, forecasting of emerging products and segments, and providing top-notch service aligning with all stakeholders in the beverage supply chain. To us, NewAge is more than a distributor; they are an extension of the Koios family. Partnering with NewAge allows us to expand our sales team and reach more stores than we ever could independently. In addition to their impressive reach in Colorado, their network across the United States and internationally can allow us to leverage their expertise and connections to help us scale our market position. Our partnership with NewAge DSD could also enable us to enhance our current position in the convenience store channel, with more than 200 stores in Colorado alone. We believe Fit Soda™ will be a fast mover in this vertical, which could present tremendous opportunity for growth. Josh and his team at NewAge have helped build some of the largest beverage brands in the United States, so we are incredibly excited to be working with them and utilizing their expertise.”
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company,
KOIOS BEVERAGE CORP.
Chris Miller, CEO, and Director
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About Koios Beverage Corp.
The Company is an emerging functional beverage company which has an available distribution network of more than 4,400 retail locations across the United States in which to sell its products. Koios has relationships with some of the largest and most reputable distributors in the United States, including Europa Sports, Muscle Foods USA, KeHE, and Wishing-U-Well. Koios uses a proprietary blend of nootropics and natural organic compounds to enhance human productivity without using harmful chemicals or stimulants. Koios products have been shown to enhance focus, concentration, mental capacity, memory retention, cognitive function, alertness, brain capacity and create all day mental clarity. Its ingredients are specifically designed to target brain function by increasing blood flow, oxygen levels and neural connections in the brain.
Koios produces one of the only drinks in the world infused with MCT oil. MCT oil is derived from coconuts and has been shown to help the body burn fat more effectively, create lasting energy from a natural food source, produce ketones in the brain, allowing for greater brain function and clarity, support healthy hormone production and improve immunity. For more information, please visit our website: https://www.koiosbeveragecorp.com .
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Ayurcann Holdings Corp. ( CSE: AYUR ) (the “ Company ” or ” Ayurcann “), a Canadian extraction company specializing in the processing of cannabis and hemp for the production of oils and various derivative products, is pleased to unveil further details of its Phase 2 expansion plans.
Ayurcann has commenced trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (” CSE “) on April 8, 2021 and subsequently announced a private placement of up to $500,000 (” Financing “), as per the Company’s press release dated April 12, 2021. The proceeds of the Financing are intended to be used to further pursue Phase 2 of the expansion of the production capacity of the Company’s Pickering facility.
Following the closing of the Financing, the Company expects to continue the Phase 2 expansion, which is intended to increase the extraction capacity of the facility by 50% from 200,000 kgs to 300,000 kgs of biomass on an annualized basis. Ayurcann has continued to consistently secure over 1,000 kgs of hemp biomass and 1,000 kgs of cannabis biomass on a bi-weekly basis through multiple suppliers at attractive prices, and the Company estimates the increased production and current inventory translates to potential revenue of approximately $1 million per month.
This supply schedule currently enables the Company to produce over 300 kgs of high-quality distillate on a monthly basis, which may be used for bulk wholesale sales, or to produce higher margin value-added cannabis 2.0 concentrate products such as vaporizing pens, topicals, and edibles for our B2B clients.
Igal Sudman, CEO of Ayurcann, commented, “We wish to thank our shareholders for their support as we’ve made our successful debut on the CSE. We believe this is an opportune time to showcase the progress that we’ve made over the last several years and to highlight the steps we’re taking to aggressively accelerate sales.” Mr. Sudman continued: “We believe that our current facility offers one of the larger extraction capacities among the Canadian LPs and completion of our Phase 2 expansion plans will allow us to service more customers, which, we believe, will help increase revenues.”
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Ayurcann is a leading post-harvest solution provider with a focus on providing and creating custom processes and pharma grade products for the adult use and medical cannabis industry in Canada. Ayurcann is striving to become a partner of choice for leading Canadian cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including ethanol extraction, formulation, product development and custom manufacturing.
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Cresco Labs’ Sunnyside Dispensary Releases New Survey Finding 25% Of Americans Now Consume Cannabis; Consumption Up 56% Since 2018
New findings suggest the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with expanded state legalization, has attracted new consumers to the category and accelerated cannabis acceptance and adoption.
- YouGov study indicates the number of current cannabis consumers has increased 56% within just two years compared to the 16% of Americans who reported current consumption in 2018.
- 23% of current consumers say they tried cannabis for the first time within the past year.
- More than half of cannabis consumers say they will purchase or try a new product or format this 420, indicating that the holiday is becoming increasingly focused on exploration and trial.
Cresco Labs (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“Cresco Labs” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated multistate operator and the number one U.S. wholesaler of branded cannabis products, released the results of a survey today showing one in four Americans currently consume cannabis, reporting they’ve tried some form of cannabis within the past twelve months. That’s a significant increase since 2018* when just 16% of U.S. adults reported current consumption, representing a 56% increase in just two years. What’s more, 23% of current cannabis consumers say they tried cannabis for the first time over the past year, suggesting the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with expanded state legalization, has rapidly accelerated cannabis acceptance and adoption in America.
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Sunnyside conducted a nationwide survey in partnership with YouGov that found 25% of Americans now consume cannabis; consumption up 56% since 2018. (Photo: Business Wire)
These findings are part of a national study conducted by global public opinion and data company YouGov in partnership with Sunnyside , the national retail dispensary brand of Cresco Labs . The study, conducted in March 2021, examined cannabis consumption, attitudes and purchase behaviors of nearly 5,000 Americans representative of the U.S. population.
Key findings from the study indicate that cannabis is attracting new consumers from a variety of demographics:
- 44% of cannabis-consuming parents with children under 18 tried it for the first time in the past year.
- 43% of Seniors (65+) who consume cannabis tried it for the first time in the past year.
- Men and women are consuming cannabis equally as often during the year, month, week or day.
- 62% of women believe that the 420 holiday is no longer only for “stoners” or heavy cannabis consumers.
- 62% of parents who consume cannabis believe celebrating 420 has become more acceptable.
“ We were curious to learn how current conditions have impacted consumer attitudes and cannabis consumption behaviors ahead of what we expect to be an unprecedented 420 celebration,” said Cris Rivera, SVP of Customer Experience at Cresco Labs. “Whether it’s the stressors of a global pandemic, quality of life enhancement, or increased accessibility due to expanded state legalization, the industry is ready to meet these new consumers to introduce them to its precisely dosed lab-tested products, safe and professional packaging, and welcoming retail locations.”
New Mexico became the 18 th state to enact legislation to regulate cannabis for adult use, on the heels of adult-use legalization announcements from New York, New Jersey and Virginia. A total of 37 states and the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have approved comprehensive, publicly available medical cannabis programs.
According to YouGov, people’s cannabis preferences vary by region:
- The Northeast is the most likely (64%) to consume cannabis for anxiety/stress relief.
- People in the South and West Coast consume cannabis for social occasions more than the rest of the country.
- The South is more likely (32%) to consume cannabis for intimacy than the rest of the country.
- The Midwest (61%) is consuming edibles and beverages more than the rest of America.
- 74% of Midwestern consumers, and 64% of all cannabis consumers, believe if more people embraced cannabis, the world would be a better place.
As cannabis legalization continues to sweep the U.S, beliefs and behaviors surrounding 420, once considered a “stoner holiday,” are shifting to become much more mainstream and inclusive.
How will America celebrate 420 this year?
- 57% of cannabis consumers view 420 as a national day of rest, relaxation and wellness.
- 50% of people 21-54 will try or will consider trying a new product on 420 this year.
- 60% of young cannabis consumers (21-34) plan to try out a new form of cannabis on 420.
- 57% of cannabis consuming parents with children under 18 plan to try a new form of cannabis on 420.
- 46% of men plan to try a new product on 420, while 25% of men plan to shop deals.
- 20% of women are planning a day of wellness.
- 53% of cannabis consumers plan to celebrate 420 with others this year, either in person or virtually.
“As one of America’s leading retailers of medical and adult-use cannabis products, we are on a mission to normalize and professionalize the shopping experience so consumers feel comfortable and confident adding cannabis to their everyday wellness,” said Rivera. “We believe 420 should be a mainstream and inclusive holiday, and this data set shows that people all over America are planning to embrace it in new ways this year.”
With 32 dispensaries across seven states including Illinois, Arizona, and Massachusetts, Sunnyside offers one of the largest selections of cannabis on the market—including premium flower, vapes, edibles, concentrates, and medicinal products from the most trusted brands in the cannabis industry. The company is offering discounts, special promotions, and door prizes as its locations across the U.S. Please visit Sunnyside.shop for more details.
* As reported by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2018 .
About Cresco Labs
Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi, High Supply, Cresco Reserve, Good News, Wonder Wellness Co., FloraCal and Mindy’s Chef Led Artisanal Edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside, Cresco’s national dispensary brand, is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco provides the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) program designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry. Learn more about Cresco Labs at www.crescolabs.com .
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TerrAscend Doubles Dispensary Footprint in Pennsylvania Through Acquisition of Keystone Canna Remedies
Acquires Three Operating Dispensaries in Northeast Pennsylvania
Purchase price represents a mid-single digit multiple of KCR’s expected 2021 EBITDA
TerrAscend Corp. (“TerrAscend” or the “Company”) (CSE:TER) (OTCQX: TRSSF), a leading North American cannabis operator, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GuadCo, LLC and KCR Holdings LLC (collectively “KCR”) for an implied enterprise value of US$70 million (the “transaction”). Upon close, the transaction will add three retail dispensaries located in Bethlehem Allentown and Stroudsburg to complement the Company’s existing retail footprint in Southeastern Pennsylvania .
As an operator of three well managed dispensaries in the Northeast region of Pennsylvania , KCR expands TerrAscend’s retail footprint, diversifies the Company’s customer base and enhances margins through deeper vertical integration. The transaction will be immediately accretive upon closing, which is expected to occur in the second quarter, subject to customary regulatory approvals.
“The Pennsylvania medical cannabis market is a key focus for the Company,” said Jason Wild , Executive Chairman of TerrAscend. “This transaction doubles our owned footprint to six dispensaries in the state and provides patients in Pennsylvania’s Northeast region access to TerrAscend’s outstanding products, service, and support. This expanded retail footprint further solidifies our position as the leading branded cultivator and manufacturer in Pennsylvania .”
TerrAscend currently owns 10% of KCR and will acquire the remaining 90% of the equity for total consideration of $63 million , comprised of $36 million in stock, $20.25 million in cash and a $6.75 million note. The purchase price is expected to represent a mid-single digit multiple of KCR’s 2021 EBITDA.
The Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release. Neither the CSE nor its Market Regulator (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
TerrAscend is a leading North American cannabis operator with vertically integrated operations in Pennsylvania , New Jersey , and California in addition to operating as a licensed producer in Canada . TerrAscend operates an award-winning chain of Apothecarium dispensary retail locations as well as scaled cultivation, processing and manufacturing facilities on both the East and West coasts. TerrAscend’s best-in-class cultivation and manufacturing practices yield consistent, high-quality cannabis, providing industry-leading product selection to both the medical and legal adult-use market. The Company owns several synergistic businesses and brands, including The Apothecarium, Ilera Healthcare, Kind Tree, Prism, State Flower, Valhalla Confections, and Arise Bioscience Inc. For more information, visit www.terrascend.com .
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Caution Regarding Cannabis Operations in the United States
Investors should note that there are significant legal restrictions and regulations that govern the cannabis industry in the United States . Cannabis remains a Schedule I drug under the US Controlled Substances Act, making it illegal under federal law in the United States to, among other things, cultivate, distribute or possess cannabis in the United States . Financial transactions involving proceeds generated by, or intended to promote, cannabis-related business activities in the United States may form the basis for prosecution under applicable US federal money laundering legislation.
While the approach to enforcement of such laws by the federal government in the United States has trended toward non-enforcement against individuals and businesses that comply with medical or adult-use cannabis programs in states where such programs are legal, strict compliance with state laws with respect to cannabis will neither absolve TerrAscend of liability under U.S. federal law, nor will it provide a defense to any federal proceeding which may be brought against TerrAscend. The enforcement of federal laws in the United States is a significant risk to the business of TerrAscend and any proceedings brought against TerrAscend thereunder may adversely affect TerrAscend’s operations and financial performance.
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TransCanna Holdings Inc. (CSE: TCAN) (FSE: TH8) (“TransCanna” or the “Company”) subsidiary Lyfted Farms has much to commemorate this 420 (April 20th) known as the international day of celebration and celebratory consumption of cannabis.
The Company fulfilled an impressive $100k initial order of 25 pounds of premium indoor exotic cannabis flower and concentrates that hit the shelves of 14 famed STIIIZY retail locations throughout California last week, just ahead of the biggest day in cannabis counterculture.
STIIIZY retail stores are renown in the industry for their experiential, state-of-the-art immersive experiences such as art gallery quality exhibits, LED light tunnels featuring immersive projected imagery and scenes, and observation windows into real-time grow house cultivation giving participants the complete seed-to-sale experience.
“Penetrating the STIIIZY ecosystem is a huge win for Lyfted Farms – enabling us to better reach and expand our consumer base in a pivotal new way,” said Shaun Serpa, Director of Marketing for Lyfted Farms. “This next level of customer reach and more mainstream exposure is a great “coming of age” milestone for us.”
Lyfted Farms product is now available in STIIIZY stores in San Francisco, Modesto, Los Angeles, Rancho Mirage, Davis, and Alameda.
Strains and products delivered to STIIIZY include: Vice Channel Star “The Donkmaster” Sage Thomas’ 3.5gr Heads Up Pro Tree; Taste Deez Treatz Founder AG Cubano 3.5gr Fidel OG, and Maracuja; Fresca- Off The Couch; and Lyfted Farms/Summit Boys- 1gr Mobert X Unicorn Poop Caviar Badder, and the Leafly award winner Nump’s Garlic Noodles.
Lyfted Farm’s brand association with STIIIZY bolsters its caché in the industry as an authentic brand with a loyal consumer bond and solid ‘street credentials.’
Like Lyfted, STIIIZY has stayed true to its honest, grass-roots commitment to cannabis lifestyle and culture since its inception. California-based STIIIZY exploded onto the scene in 2017 gaining instant popularity with their eponymous vape pen among cannabis enthusiasts and skate boarders. In addition to its premium product, experiential retail locations and extreme consumer popularity, STIIIZY leads the charge in good corporate citizenship, promoting minority own businesses, ensuring diversity across its brand, and donating partial sales proceeds to U.S. Military Veteran affairs, homelessness, and social equity.
“The addition of STIIIZY stores and greater SoCal market penetration ties in perfectly with the expansion and increased output of our Daly facility,” said Mr. Serpa. “This revenue growth and increased consumer exposure is all part of our consumer-connected strategy and our lifelong focus on serving and celebrating cannabis culture and cannabis enthusiasts.”
TransCanna Holdings Inc. is a California-based, Canadian-listed company building cannabis-focused brands for the California lifestyle, through its wholly-owned California subsidiaries.
TransCanna‘s wholly owned subsidiary Lyfted Farms is California’s authentic cannabis brand whose pioneering spirit has been continuously providing the finest cannabis flower genetics and cultivation methods since 1984. The Lyfted Farms brand of exclusive cannabis flower is sold at premium retailers throughout the state. With its new cultivation facility in Daly, California, the company is now poised to become one of the largest and most efficient vertically integrated cannabis companies in the California market.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Bob Blink, CEO
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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf” or the “Company”) a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, today announced that it will report its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 after market close on May 10, 2021 .
Management will host a conference call and audio webcast that evening at 5:00 p.m. ET consisting of prepared remarks followed by a question and answer session related to the Company’s operational and financial highlights.
Curaleaf First Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call
Monday, May 10, 2021
5:00 p.m. ET
+1-888-317-6003 (U.S.), +1-866-284-3684 (Canada) or +1-412-317-6061 (Int’l)
For interested individuals unable to join the conference call, a dial-in replay of the call will be available until May 17, 2021 and can be accessed by dialing +1-877-344-7529 (U.S.), +1-855-669-9658 ( Canada ) or +1-412-317-0088 (International) and entering replay pin number: 10155488.
About Curaleaf Holdings
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf”) is a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise and reliability, the Company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select, provide industry-leading service, product selection and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. In the United States , Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 105 dispensaries, 23 cultivation sites and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 4,600 team members. Curaleaf International, is the largest vertically integrated independent cannabis company in Europe with a unique supply and distribution network throughout the European market, bringing together pioneering science and research with cutting-edge cultivation, extraction and production. Curaleaf is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol CURA and trades on the OTCQX market under the symbol CURLF. For more information, please visit https://ir.curaleaf.com .
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