Bogota, Colombia. – 09 May 2019.
In March 2019, Natuera, Cronos Group’s joint venture Contract Manufacturing Organization,received a license from the Colombian Ministry of Justice and Law to cultivate psychoactive cannabis for the production of seeds for cultivation, the production of grain, and the manufacture of derivative products. Natuera intends to develop, cultivate, manufacture and export cannabis-based medical and consumer products for the Latin American and global markets. Natuera is the cannabis industry’s first Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) in Latin America; it plans to allow the growing number of cannabis brands to outsource cultivation and manufacturing. Natuera plans to develop its initial cultivation and manufacturing operations with a purpose-built, GMP-standard facility located in Cundinamarca, Colombia.