Santa Rosa, Ca. – The cannabis industry is growing at an accelerated rate and the opportunities are vast for financing groups to partner with top talent who have history, strong connectivity, and credibility in the space. The Galley and QVI Inc. have the leadership and skillset to make remarkable strides in manufacturing. The company is pleased to announce secured financing with FinCanna Capital Corp.(CSE:CALI) (OTCQB:FNNZF) a royalty company for the U.S. licensed cannabis industry headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
QVI (which stands for the company’s core values of Quality Value Integrity) is strategically located in Sonoma, California, between the famed Emerald Triangle and the greater San Francisco Bay Area. QVI is currently refitting an 8,300 square foot facility in Santa Rosa, CA with dedicated space for a large-scale commercial kitchen to produce baked goods, chocolate products, and a hard candy and gummy line. The facility will also have a designated area for contract manufacturing of additional products including topicals and tinctures, vapes, pre-rolls, beverages, flower assembly, and packaging services.
QVI’s immediate goal is to become the premier contract manufacturer in California, the largest single market in North America. Their customer base will include legacy companies already on dispensary shelves, new entrepreneurs with creative IP, and out-of-state brands looking to enter the California market. Additionally, The Galley will produce their own branded product line called, “Big Fish Edibles”.
The principals’ of QVI have decades of award-winning edibles manufacturing and
food production experience in California. Co-Founder, President, and CEO Gina Pippin has 23 years of business and financial management with decades of experience in efficient production management and food safety. Co-Founder Annie Holman’s career includes 25 years in marketing and media. She is the former owner of California-based Derby Bakery Cannabis Edibles that produced high-end, award-winning products, and won several “Emerald Cup – Best Edibles” honors and both first and second place prizes from the “Edibles List – Best of Awards.”
QVI is currently executing a three-phase development program to culminate with
full commercial operation expected in April 2019.
CEO Gina Pippin states, “We are excited to be in the portfolio family of FinCanna Capital and feel they are an amazing fit for helping us look to the future of the development of products from Sonoma and beyond.