Toronto, Ontario, April 10, 2019 – DionyMed Brands Inc. (“DionyMed” or “Company”) (CSE:DYME; OTCQB:HMDEF), a multi-state cannabis brands, distribution and direct-to-consumer delivery platform, announced today an exclusive licensing and distribution agreement with Défoncé Chocolatier (“Défoncé”).
Created and distributed exclusively in California, fine chocolate maker Défoncé is expanding its popular line of premium cannabis-infused chocolate products. In addition to the brand’s acclaimed selection of full-size chocolate bars, new single-serving squares and low-dose bites are now available. All new offerings are gluten free (gf), with vegan (v) options available as well.
“The addition of Défoncé Chocolatier emphasizes our commitment to building a cannabis portfolio of products that are made from the safest, highest-quality ingredients for medical and recreational consumers in California,” said Edward Fields, CEO of DionyMed Brands. “We believe the edibles category is an important path for the canna-curious to explore all the benefits and enjoyment that cannabis offers. Défoncé Chocolatier’s team of veteran artisans, using sun-grown, single-origin cannabis, is delivering on that with California’s best infused chocolate.”
To be added to the DionyMed e-mail distribution list, please e-mail DionyMed@kcsa.com with DionyMed in the subject line.
Founded in 2017, DionyMed is a multi-state cannabis brands platform, supporting cultivators, manufacturers and award-winning brands in the medical and adult-use cannabis markets. DionyMed sells branded products in every category from flower to vape cartridges, concentrates and edibles. DionyMed serves cannabis consumers through retail dispensary distribution and direct-to-consumer fulfillment with its growing portfolio of award-winning brands. Learn more at dionymed.com and follow @DYME_Inc on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Défoncé is a fine chocolate maker built on high-quality ingredients and a higher quality high. The company sources the finest Belgian chocolate and premium California cannabis extract, marrying the two through its unique, multi-step Clean Infusion Process™ for a confection that is as consistent as it is delicious. The quality and delectable taste of Défoncé’s chocolate can hold its own with the best in the world, all while delivering a clean and safe high, designed for everyone to enjoy. From conception to creation to packaging, it’s all done in the company’s custom, state-of the-art confectionary facility in Oakland, California. At 40,000 square feet, it’s the largest cannabis-infused edibles manufacturing facility in the world. Défoncé products are distributed through DYME Distribution, and available through more than 100 licensed dispensaries and delivery services across California. For more information visit www.defonce.com.
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Edward Fields, CEO
Peter Kampian, CFO
Phil Carlson / Erika Kay
KCSA Strategic Communications
Phone: (212) 896-1233
Kate Tumino / Brittany Tibaldi
KCSA Strategic Communications
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