Green Market Europe S. L. facilities includes a 21,000 sq. ft. light deprivation greenhouse, a 43,000 sq. ft. indoor growing research facility, and over 200 acres of outdoor production space. The light deprivation allows the increase of the number of yearly crops from 3 to 4 crops a year, and the 43,000 sq. ft. indoor grow facility is used for genetic research and cultivating additional hemp crops. Green Market Europe S. L. is strategically located in Elche, Alicante, an important Spanish business hub, with great year-round weather conditions for agricultural growing and a long tradition of growing hemp.
GME marks the second completed acquisition for Freedom Leaf Inc. in Spain and Europe. The first acquisition was in May 2017 of LaMarihuana.com, the Spanish-speaking community’s leading cannabis portal, and Marihuana-Medicinal.com, an influential Spanish medical cannabis information website. LaMarihuana.com was founded in 2001 and currently has more than 1.7 million page visits monthly, making it the among the most visited online portals worldwide for the Spanish-speaking community. LaMarihuana.com also has more than 1.3 million Facebook fans.
Green Market Europe S. L. has a current collaboration agreement with Elche-based University of Miguel Hernandez to grow and develop EU certified Hemp strains with high cannabidiol (CBD) content that can easily grow in the local climate, and for researching better methods for growing hemp.
The company is collaborating with two privately owned European companies for product development and global marketing to provide a variety of Freedom Leaf branded products with Rare Cannabinoids, CBG, (Cannabigerol) in addition to its popular CBD, Cannabidiol. Other rare cannabinoids are also being developed.
Freedom Leaf, Inc. is currently collaborating with Spanish scientists isolating other rare cannabinoids. Some of the ongoing research includes strains with Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), which suppresses appetite and Cannabichromene (CBC), which has been shown to aid with depression.
The Cannabigerol crystal has a 97% CBG purity and comes with Food Grade Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Good Manufacturing Practices certification (GMP). The plant comes from an EU Certified Industrial Hemp strain and CBG is not psychoactive; it can be sold over the counter in many countries. The Hemp strain used has the rarest chemotaxonomy (Level 4) which only produces CBG.