CAN (ON): Leamington based greenhouse receives cultivation license

Aphria has received a cultivation licence from Health Canada for Aphria Diamond, the Company’s second Leamington, Ontario cannabis greenhouse facility, bringing an additional 1,300,000 square feet of production space with an annual growing capacity of 140,000kg. "Combined with the Company’s Aphria One facility and its subsidiary Broken Coast Cannabis, the Company now has more than 2,400,000 square feet of cultivation space capable of reaching a total annualized production capacity of 255,000kg," the team with the company explains. 

“We are extremely pleased to receive the licence for our long-awaited Aphria Diamond facility, which more than doubles our Canadian production capacity,” said Irwin D. Simon. “Reaching industry-leading production levels coinciding with the expansion into new categories and new opportunities for cannabis in Canada and around the world is a transformative moment for Aphria Inc.”

Aphria Diamond is a 51%-owned subsidiary of Aphria Inc., through which the Company has partnered with Double Diamond, a company with expertise in the commercial greenhouse industry. "Aphria Diamond is situated on a 100-acre campus with a brand-new greenhouse facility covering 1,300,000 square feet that has been retrofit for the cultivation of cannabis," they further explain. 

"Aphria Diamond features the industrial-scale automation technology that is the hallmark of Aphria One’s Part IV and V expansions. The in-house designed automation will handle cultivation functions including transplanting cuttings, transporting plants through harvesting, de-budding and trimming, drying and curing, and waste disposal."

“We believe the introduction of our proprietary automation technology at Aphria Diamond will provide us with the ability to cultivate high-quality cannabis with great efficiency and at an unprecedented scale,” continued Simon. “As we remain focused on sales growth and profitability, this unique advantage is expected to enable Aphria to continue to create long-term value and drive the evolution of the industry through innovation and the development of leading brands.”

For more information:
Aphria Inc.
PO Box 20009
269 Erie St South
Leamington, ON N8H 3C4
1-844-427-4742
1-844-4-APHRIA
info@aphria.com  
aphriainc.com 



Publication date:



Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here


Other news in this sector:


Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber