Canadians are building biggest Cannabis Farm in Europe
Canada and the European Weed Market
Not the First
Even though Aurora will be the largest medicinal cannabis farm, it is not the first. A month early another CCC Canopy Growth opened up shop in the city of Odense. They are working together with a Danish phalaenopsis-grower called Spectrum. The Danish government gave green light about a year ago for some 4-year testcases and this year the permits ware instated by the Danish medicine agency Laegemiddelstyrelsen
Some Serious Weight
As stated before, The Aurora farm will be the biggest in the whole of Europe. It’s also located in Odense, on the island Funen. The total surface of the farm is going to be 1 million square feet, or according to the metric system, 300.000 square meters. 20% of this surface is supposed to be running in the 3rd quarter of 2018, followed by the rest end of 2019.
Executive Vice President Cam Battley of Aurora, says the ‘superfarm’ will produce a stunning 120.000 kilo each year. “This is a huge amount for us!” he states proudly. The company Aurora, which is listed at the stock exchange, will receive 51% of the profits. Aurora hold the majority interest in the enormous company. The Danish are also excited about the deal. Tomato farmer Mads Pederson chears: “We are proud to be working with the worlds most important player in medicinal cannabis. Aurora focusses on quality and innovation and therefore matches our companies DNA!”