Cronos Group enters joint venture agreement with affiliate of Agroidea SAS
Cronos Group is pleased to announce that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with an affiliate of Agroidea SAS, Colombia's leading agricultural services provider with over 30 years of research, development and production operations. This partnership establishes a newly formed entity, NatuEra S.a r.l., in Colombia that will develop, cultivate, manufacture and export cannabis-based medicinal and consumer products for the Latin American and global markets. Under the terms of the joint venture, each partner will contribute capital as required by NatuEra to fund facility construction and operating expenditures. NatuEra will combine the operational expertise of Cronos in the production and global commercialization of medicinal cannabis products with the expertise in industrial scale cultivation, meristem laboratory operations, and local market experience of AGI's management team. Construction of the facility remains subject to obtaining the relevant permits and other customary approvals. Commencement of operations at the facility will be subject to obtaining the appropriate licenses under applicable law.