Dynamic plant-based food and beverage company Canopy Rivers (TSX.V: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF) today announced a strategic investment in BioLumic Ltd., creators of a sustainable ultraviolet (“UV”) crop yield enhancement system. Canopy Rivers’ investment of $1.5 million marked its first investment in agri-technologies, specifically focused on the promising fields of plant physiology and UV photobiology. “Canopy Rivers’ mission is to build and support a thriving global cannabis economy, and we are dedicated to identifying and investing in strategic technology players throughout the legal cannabis value chain,” Canopy Rivers Director, Business Development Mary Dimou said in the news release. “Led by an exceptional management team, BioLumic’s groundbreaking, proprietary UV technology has the potential to significantly improve cannabis growth, vigor and yield – promising an environmentally friendly, GM-free cannabis crop through the power of light.”
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About Canopy Rivers
Canopy Rivers is a unique investment and operating platform structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector. Canopy Rivers works collaboratively with Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) to identify strategic counterparties seeking financial and/or operating support. Canopy Rivers has developed an investment ecosystem of complementary cannabis operating companies that represent various segments of the value chain across the emerging cannabis sector. As the portfolio continues to develop, constituents will be provided with opportunities to work with Canopy Growth and collaborate among themselves, which Canopy Rivers believes will maximize value for its shareholders and foster an environment of innovation, synergy and value creation for the entire ecosystem. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.CanopyRivers.com.
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