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The Benefit Of Selectability | Terpene & Cannabinoid Recovery

By Vitalis | June 13, 2018

Are all cannabis extracts created equal? Well… no. Cannabis extracts can be created using several different solvents, such as carbon dioxide CO2, butane, or ethanol. Each one of these solvents is commonplace and effective for cannabis extraction, but some are intrinsically stronger solvents than others. Don’t let that mislead you – a stronger solvent isn’t […]

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Understanding Supercritical CO2 Extraction in the Industry

By Vitalis | June 6, 2018

Supercritical CO2 extraction sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s actually become an important part of the cannabis industry. Wondering what this means and how it works? This procedure offers high-quality cannabis extracts that have all but revolutionized the industry. CO2 extraction may have even paved the way for other, newer cannabis innovations. […]

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How Does CO2 Deliver a Better Quality Oil?

By Vitalis | May 29, 2018

  Expectations have never been higher. As new cannabis customers flood the market, they are looking for products with a higher purity and greater quality than ever before. But how is the market responding to meet that demand? One previously obscure method for extraction into CO2 oil is the supercritical fluid extraction. This process takes advantage of the methods […]

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Statistics on the Cannabis Market

INFOGRAPHIC | Knowing your Market

By Vitalis | May 24, 2018

YOUR MARKET: BY THE NUMBERS Statistics Canada recently published the results of their recent cannabis-related census. It’s big, comprehensive, and the numbers can be a little overwhelming. Let us help break it down for you.

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Processing Manager

Extractor of the Month | May

By Vitalis | May 16, 2018

Björn Fritzsche, Sweet Cannabis Who are you and where do you work? My name is Björn Fritzsche and I am the Processing Manager at Sweet Cannabis in Portland, Oregon. We’re a recreational cannabis processor and make a variety of products, including co2 vape pens, the Toko line as well as a variety of health products […]

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Cannabis oil

Top 5 Misconceptions in CO2 Extraction

By Vitalis | May 9, 2018

There can be a lot of misconceptions in extraction, which can lead to confusion and misunderstanding. Here are 5 ideas that are continually observed, as well as a little bit of enlightenment on the truth. It’s All 420 The stigma around cannabis and hemp is well rooted – and centers heavily on – theatrical depictions […]

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Licensing and Regulations for Extraction Efforts

By Vitalis | May 2, 2018

Demand for high-quality cannabis extracts is surging. Fresh recreational and medical laws continue to burst into existence. Nearly a dozen states are considering adopting pro-cannabis laws this year. Old-fashioned extraction efforts are blazing back into popularity. Supercritical CO2 extraction has long been a staple in the food and beverage industry. Cannabis manufacturers, however, have historically […]

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Cannabis and Hemp Process

The Process from Plant to Product

By Vitalis | April 23, 2018

  Understanding the Process There are a lot of steps required in putting together a successful processing business. Learn more about pre-processing, extraction, post-processing, and what equipment you’ll need in this handy infographic providing a simple overview of the process and equipment involved, from cultivation to final product. Still have questions? Contact the team at Vitalis […]

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Extractor of the Month | April

By Vitalis | April 19, 2018

Elliot Hebert, Extract Labs What do you do? General Manager and Co2 Extraction Lead Describe a typical day. Working as hard as the day is long How did you get into extraction? By sticking with what I love and having the right people around me. What is the best part of your job? Making medicine […]

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