Exactus Inc. Acquires Green Goddess – Launches CBD Brands and Acquires Manufacturing Capabilities
Acquisition Will Provide Exactus with Existing Revenues, Established Online Presence and Expanded Reach into Convenience Stores, Vape Shops, and Gas Stations
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exactus Inc. (OTCQB: EXDI) – (the “Company”), a healthcare company pursuing opportunities in hemp derived cannabidiol (CBD) products, today announced the acquisition of Green Goddess Extracts, a highly regarded Florida contract manufacturer and formulator of hemp and vape products. Green Goddess manufactures and distributes a premium line of high-quality hemp products sold through distributors and online.
Green Goddess Extracts was established in 2017 in order to target CBD products to mass markets through distribution channels including convenience stores, vape shops, gas stations, and tobacco retail storefronts. Green Goddess has been successfully distributing its products through these channels and online at www.greengoddessextracts.com.
The acquisition immediately provides Exactus a full complement of local manufacturing and production capabilities including proprietary formulations and flavors, a clean room, warehousing, distribution and online sales, all of which will be used by the Company to expand its own existing and upcoming product lines. In addition, Alex Del La Espriella, founder and CEO of Green Goddess, has joined the Company as Vice President of Product Development.
The Green Goddess product line includes premium hemp flower, pre-rolled hemp flower, topicals, tinctures, and concentrates which Exactus plans to leverage to create a transparent, trustworthy brand that is built off of a quality-controlled supply chain that ensures industry leading standards. These products will be showcased at the Company’s brand launch to be held August 2nd at the USA CBD Expo at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida.
Alex De La Espriella, CEO and Founder of Green Goddess says “Green Goddess will utilize the ingredients to produce premium finished products from Exactus, which is becoming known for its full accountability from farm to ingredient to finished product. These are the quality controls that every company in the industry is searching for and we expect to become standard requirements in future regulations. I look forward to building this brand into an internationally known company that takes the proper approach to sourcing the finest ingredients.”
Emiliano Aloi, President of Exactus says “Green Goddess was an easy decision when evaluating the right company to partner with. Their proprietary formulations along with the product line they offer provide Exactus the right distribution channels to expand our footprint. In anticipation of a successful harvest, the company continues to evaluate additional distribution channels that we anticipate completing within the next few months.”
To learn more about Exactus, Inc., visit the website at www.exactusinc.com.
Exactus Inc. is a company advocated to reintegrating the hemp supply chain into the world’s mainstream commercial markets, including the farming, development and distribution of hemp-derived Cannabidiol products, which is more commonly referred to as CBD, and is one of the non-psychoactive Cannabinoids found in the plant. Industrial hemp is a type of Cannabis plant containing less than 0.3% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the psychoactive component of the Cannabis plant. Industrial hemp is cultivated for the plant’s seed, fiber, and extracts. After 40 years of prohibition, the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, known as the 2018 Farm Bill, legalized hemp on the federal level as an agricultural crop. Hemp production will be regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the states. As a result, Hemp has generally been removed from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). A potential risk of growing hemp in the United States is that the entire crop must be destroyed if it tests at a THC percentage greater than 0.3%.
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Released August 2, 2019