Ikänik Farms Receives ISO-9001:2015 Certification for Cultivation and Laboratory Operations in Colombia

Ikänik Farms, Inc. (CSE: IKNK.U) (FSE: DFMA) (the “Company” or “Ikänik Farms“) is pleased to announce its wholly-owned, Colombian subsidiary Pideka SAS (“Pideka”), has received ISO-9001:2015 certification from SGS Colombia, for its administration, cultivation and laboratory operations.

“We are extremely proud to have received the ISO-9001 accreditation, which continues to demonstrate our Pideka teams ongoing commitment to provide quality cannabis to the global markets.” said Brian Baca, CEO of Ikänik Farms.

Ikänik Farms is proud to receive globally recognized ISO-9001 certification, which works to ensure its products and client services meet the highest standards through a comprehensive quality management system. The Company has implemented the ISO-9001 standard with the support and guidance of SGS Colombia, attesting to the Company’s best-in-class approach to standardized processes and global business practices. Implementing ISO-9001 standards contributes to product quality and consistency, while maintaining customer centric service and support protocols.

Using a standardized quality management system provides the Company with a replicable platform to implement across its operating footprint and demonstrates the commitment to providing high-quality products and services to its clients. The ISO-9001 certification supports the Company in maintaining robust and clearly defined procedures, spanning all areas of its operating model, including cultivation, manufacturing, R&D, production, supply chain and risk management, document and data handling, and drives continuity in processes through all business channels. The Company manages processes from seed to sale using a state-of-the-art ERP system, ensuring accurate traceability of the entire supply chain.

“We would like to thank SGS Colombia and the Bogota Chamber of Commerce for their support through this certification process and continued assistance with our development initiatives that drive operating efficiencies.” said Borja Sanz de Madrid, President of Ikänik Farms International, Inc.

About Ikänik Farms
Ikänik Farms is a California based, Multi-National Operator (MNO) who is building a dynamic portfolio of brands, inspired by its passion for health and wellness, action sports, and supported by its vertically integrated retail, distribution and cultivation in CA and its medical grade cultivation and laboratory in Colombia. The Company’s leadership brings decades of expertise in R&D, cultivation, retail, branding, and corporate finance. Ikänik Farms’ operation in Colombia, through its pharma division Pideka, holds GMP-PHARMA, (GACP) Good Agricultural and Collection Practice, (GPTCP) Good Production Transformation & Commercialization Practices Cannabis Pharma and ISO-9001:2015 certifications for its Casa Flores operating facility.

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On behalf of the Board of Directors of Ikänik Farms Inc.

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