Canopy Growth unveils edibles lineup
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Canopy Growth Corporation has unveiled its new portfolio of Cannabis 2.0 products, including its edibles line.
After months of preparation and expansion, the company is gearing up to supply the Canadian market with a variety of innovative cannabis products. In partnership with Hummingbird Chocolate, the company’s state-of-the-art chocolate factory is now fully operational. On Nov. 22, Canopy Growth received a critical operating and secure storage licence from Health Canada for its 150,000 sq. ft. beverage facility located in Smiths Falls, Ont.
Tweed RTD (ready to drink), are pre-mixed with Distilled Cannabis and offered in 355mL cans. The RTD beverages are flavoured to represent Tweed’s three core cannabis strains including Penelope and Tonic containing 2 mg of THC and 1.5 mg of CBD, Bakerstreet and Ginger Ale and Houndstooth and Soda, both containing 2 mg of THC per can.
Through its partnership with Houseplant founders Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, Canopy Growth has developed Houseplant Grapefruit and Houseplant Lemon, both containing 2.5 mg of THC per 355mL can. These beverages can be enjoyed at any time of day for any occasion allowing for a new way to consume cannabis.
Canopy has developed a range of naturally flavoured, refreshing seltzer-like sparkling water beverages, under the new brand Quatreau, that are targeted at wellness-focused beverage enthusiasts. The first four beverages are Quatreau Cucumber & Mint, and Quatreau Passion Fruit & Guava each containing 20 mg of CBD as well as Quatreau Ginger & Lime, and Blueberry Acai, each containing 2 mg CBD and 2 mg THC per can.
Deep Space is a smaller ready to drink a carbonated beverage, dark coloured with a bold, full flavour that comes in a 222mL can and contains 10 mg of THC per serving, the maximum level of THC permitted by Health Canada.
Canopy has a brand of beverage mixers, Tweed Distilled Cannabis. Packaged in 150mL bottles of Canopy Growth’s proprietary clear liquid cannabis. Tweed Distilled Cannabis will be flavoured using three core Tweed strains including Penelope which will contain five 2 mg servings of THC and 1.5 mg CBD (for a total of 10 mg THC and 7.5 mg CBD) as well as Bakerstreet, and Houndstooth which will both contain five 2 mg servings of THC (for a total of 10 mg THC). Tweed’s Distilled Cannabis will be available for sale in early 2020.
Canopy Growth’s partnership with Hummingbird Chocolate supports the production in the Canopy’s new state-of-the-art chocolate factory. Through this partnership, Canopy Growth has successfully brought chocolate back to the former Hershey factory in Smiths Falls, Ont., previously known as the ‘Chocolate Capital of Ontario.’ Leveraging Hummingbird’s knowledge and expertise, Canopy Growth is producing bean-to-bar craft chocolate infused with specific amounts of specially formulated cannabis. The cacao beans, roasted on-site and are sourced directly from Peru, Dominican Republic, and Colombia.
The Company will begin shipping the chocolates from its Regional Distribution Centre in Smiths Falls across the country in the coming weeks.
Bean & Bud premium 70 per cent dark chocolate has a rich flavour and aroma and comes in shareable chocolate medallions, made from single-origin Zorzal Cacao. Carefully crafted from beans grown in a bird sanctuary in Dominican Republic, Bean & Bud Dominican Craft Reserve contains two medallions per package with 5 mg of THC each.
Tweed milk chocolate is crafted using Canopy Growth’s proprietary hybrid strain, Penelope, and contains 2.5 mg of THC and 1.8 mg of CBD in each of the four chocolate squares.
Tokyo Smoke THC-infused dark chocolate is created with simple yet quality ingredients including a Sativa-dominant cannabis extract with minimal CBD content. Each five-piece chocolate bar contains 10mg of THC in total, 2 mg of THC for each segmented piece.
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