Vancouver, British Columbia, April 25, 2019 – AREV Brands International Ltd. (“AREV” or the “Company”) (CSE – AREV), has worked closely with Silvertree Investments of Los Angeles, California over the past year. “Silvertree” has been actively researching, identifying and developing a strategy for AREV Brands USA Inc. to enter into the California market. A process that has involved very extensive due diligence and networking.
This lengthy process has resulted in Silvertree identifying and commencing negotiations with principle license holders in Los Angeles, King City, Long Beach, California City, San Diego and Pasadena. The mandate is to enter into 50/50 partnerships with the license holders who will continue to operate and join our network of licenses in the State.
This plan would create a select group of license holders that link with each other to form the largest alliance and network of cultivation, processing, manufacturing and distribution organization south of San Francisco in the State of California.
The combined license holders would gain access to the inside (two) cover pages in High Times Magazine and access to the seed vault owned by BC Bud Depot, a wholly owned asset of AREV. The High Times ad space drives traffic and customers to the BC Bud Depot website which in turn will direct orders to the licensed partner in the customer’s county that the license holder serves.
BC Bud Depot supplies the genetics to the partners which ensures consumers receive quality products from a trusted and reliable source. AREV will work with the license holders of extraction licenses and Alternative Extracts Inc. to bring proprietary extraction to the network.
The company has issued 800,000 shares to settle $200,000.00 in debt with Silvertree. These costs were incurred in the normal course of business associated with the consulting work discussed above.
The company also announces it has settled $32,326.88 in debt with 0991843 BC LTD. by the issuance of 129,307 shares all shares for debt are being issued at $0.25. This issuance is for the acquisition of two-piece encapsulation equipment, a 1000 litre ribbon blender and a tea bag machine. This equipment is in addition to the recently acquired softgel system the company owns and compliments the production equipment to be installed in the Sorrento processing facility due to be completed by the fall of 2019.
Mike Withrow, CEO stated “We continue to methodically build on our strategy of providing the Cannabis industry with superior genetics, extraction, and formulations that are produced and sold via licensing partnerships on an International platform. To accomplish this, we are only working with seasoned professionals in the Cannabis industry. We are also very carefully managing our capital and share structure when deals are being structured”.
The Company has issued 100,000 stock options to Directors, Officers and Consultants of the Company at a price of $0.22 for a period of 5 years from the issuance date. These options will vest immediately.
For further information, contact Mike Withrow, mike@AREVBrands.com 778-379-8551.
On behalf of the Board,
CEO & Director
About AREV Brands International Ltd.
AREV Brands International Ltd. (“AREV”) produces and delivers functional compounds and ingredients from its extraction systems. AREV is revolutionizing the current delivery method of terpenes, cannabinoids and flavonoids. These premium ingredients and formulations are used in products targeted for sale in the natural health, medical, functional food, nutraceutical, sport nutrition and bioceutical markets. AREV innovates through extraction to produce extracts from specific selected plant and exude from trees that address 5 areas of health including Anxiety, Pain Management, Insomnia, Central Nervous System Disorders & Libido.
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