International Cannabis and Organic Flower Enter Into European Distribution and Collaboration Agreement
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ICC International Cannabis Corp. (CSE: WRLD.U)(FWB: 8K51)(OTC: WLDCF) ("ICC" or “International Cannabis” or the “Company”) and Organic Flower Investments Group Inc. (CSE: SOW)(FWB: 2K6)(OTC: QILFF) (“Organic Flower”) are pleased to announce the Companies have entered into a distribution and cannabis processing/finishing agreement (the “Downstream Agreement”).
Under the terms of the Downstream Agreement, ICC will permit Organic Flower unbridled access to its European distribution network comprised of 80,000 retail outlets and pharmacies, as well as grant Organic Flower commercial rights for cannabis processing/finishing at its EU-GMP certified facilities. Organic Flower will also remunerate International Cannabis according to floating royalty matrix based on the net sales of Organic Flower products sold through ICC’s European distribution channels.
Organic Flower will leverage International Cannabis’ expansive downstream footprint to distribute its diverse product offering, including:
- Dried cannabis flower;
- Functional foods and beverages;
- CBD-infused pain relief creams and roll-ons;
- Hemp-oil based organic cosmetics and personal care products;
- Premium adult-use beverages; and,
- Cannabinoid/terpene-infused edible products.
By way of an exclusive agreement, International Cannabis is equipped with a trans-European distribution network, spanning 16 countries, including: Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Italy, France, Singapore, Spain, Poland, the Netherlands and Greece. ICC’s European distribution network is augmented by various value-added services, including:
- Strategic procurement;
- Product registration; and,
- Regulatory representations.
Joel Dumaresq, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Organic Flower stated:
International Cannabis’ deep-seated understanding of European import/export regulations, coupled with its robust distribution channels provides Organic Flower with a springboard to expedite the placement of its unique product portfolio on European shelves. Organic Flower is of the opinion that ICC’s down line distribution footprint is unmatched within the European THC/CBD operating theatre and will afford Organic Flower with first-rate exposure to the next wave of cannabis alpha returns
ICC International Cannabis, through its subsidiaries, has operating assets and is developing a world-class platform for cultivation, extraction, formulation and distribution across the globe in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Poland, Switzerland, Germany, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Malta, Colombia, Argentina, Australia, South Africa and Lesotho.
ABOUT ORGANIC FLOWER
Leveraging strategic relationships, proprietary investments and exclusive partnerships with preeminent international cannabis cultivators and formulators for the development of best in class products and brands to be marketed and distributed throughout our global footprint.
Via its wholly owned subsidiary, Delta Organic Cannabis Corp (“DOC”), Organic Flower is launching one of the largest and most efficient cannabis facilities on the planet.
Organic Flower has assembled a unique portfolio of downstream and product formulation operations and assets including:
- Exclusive cannabinoid-infused supply and distribution agreement with a premier Canadian Bottler (cannabinoid-infused beverages);
- Agreement to acquire a Canadian CBD cosmetics/topicals manufacturing company, equipped with a vertically integrated, farm-to-face model (cosmetics and topicals);
- JV with one of North America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of chocolate and sugar confectionary products (cannabinoid-infused edibles and functional foods);
- Sole Canadian manufacturer and distributor of an innovative beverage dispensing cap technology, equipped with a proprietary cannabinoid delivery mechanism (cannabinoid-infused beverages); and,
- Exclusive partnership with a leading Toronto-based brewery (output capacity of over 200,000 HL per annum) to formulate, manufacture and distribute cannabinoid-infused beverages
ON BEHALF OF THE ICC INTERNATIONAL CANNABIS AND ORGANIC FLOWER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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