We have carefully selected our base country, production facilities location, cultivation land and operations management team. The combination offers competitive advantages that are our clients' gain.
URUGUAY: Quality production and world outreach assured.
NON-PSYCHOACTIVE CANNABIS AND HEMP PRODUCTION IS LEGAL IN URUGUAY
Law 19.172 (2013) regulated psychoactive cannabis and marijuana derivatives cultivation, distribution and consumption. Subsequent decrees regulated psychoactive non-medical cannabis (decree 120/2014), industrial cannabis/ hemp (decree 372/2014) and medicinal cannabis (decree 46/2015)
OFFICIALLY CONTROLLED INPUTS AND PROCESSES ASSURE QUALITY RESULTS
Cannabis Regulation and Control Institute (IRCCA) keeps hemp and non-psychoactive cannabis operators registry and controls seeds, crops and final products as to germination power, CBD contents, cultivation and manufacturing practices, etc. These controls ensure traceability and constitute a quality assurance badge for domestic and export purposes.
ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CLIMATE ARE FAVORABLE TO NON-PSYCHOACTIVE CANNABIS AND HEMP
Country development policies are favorable to agricultural diversification geared to exportation. Hemp and medicinal cannabis are identified as beneficial crops and investigation and derivatives development favored through grants and tax benefits.
The recently constituted Cannabis Cultivators Chamber (CECAM) is launching an information and awareness campaign to further educate the general public on non-psychoactive cannabis uses and advantages as well as current legislation.
CANELONES: labor force, connectivity and post-harvest facilities available.
EASY ACCESS TO PORT, AIRPORT AND REGIONAL ROAD NETWORK
Canelones is the second Uruguay administrative department after Montevideo. It houses the major international airport, the capital city perimetral high transit road and an is intersected by major roads to Montevideo Port, Brazil and Argentine.
AVAILABLE AND QUALIFIED WORKFORCE WITHIN REACH
The department has intensive farming and industrial facilities staffed by local population with generations old know-how. Its proximity to Montevideo ensures easy access to educated personnel without long commutes.
EXISTING POST-HARVEST FACILITIES AND FREE-TRADE ZONE INFRASTRUCTURE
Agro-based industries are in place for post harvest processing, leaning on the experience gained from wine making, blueberry production and general flowers, fruits and vegetables. Several Free-trade zones are established in the department with easy airport access, specializing in pharmaceutical production and investigation (Parque de las Ciencias), services (Zonamerica) and logistics (Libertad).
GULICK FARMING FACILITIES: first class developed land on a privileged location.
MAJOR CROSSROAD LOCATION
Cultivation facility is situated on the intersection of Route 8, which connects Brazil and Montevideo and Route 11, that joins the coastal routes east and west of the capital and thus serves as a fast production by-pass.
EXCELLENT DEVELOPED LAND WITH GENTLE SLOPES AND ABUNDANT WATER
Soil quality is excellent with permanent water sources. The farm extension and sloping terrain allows for different cultivar fields without the risk of cross-pollination.
FULL IRRIGATION, PROCESSING AND STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE, COMPLETE MACHINERY PARK
The land has been in production for many years, accumulating irrigation, storage and processing infrastructure that is constantly updated. Machinery park is state of the art, with specialized seeding, harvesting and transportation units.
GULICK PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT TEAM: licensed operation, experienced and multi specialized team
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE IN GOOD AGRARIAN PRACTICES
The Management team is experienced in good agrarian practices applied to agriculture and livestock, rising from a good 40 year direct experience plus the legacy of many generations back related to the land.
CONSOLIDATED RELATIONSHIPS WITH TECHNICAL ADVISORS, BUSINESS AIDS AND POST-HARVEST FACILITIES
The many years involvement in agribusiness has given Gulick Management Team firm working relationships with other players in the industry as well as export businesses.
EXPANSION PLANS FROM CURRENT 100 HECTARES
The current cultivated area is meant to be expanded up to 300 hectares in the same farm, with potentially growth into other Uruguay locations under the current license. Post harvest processing is also geared for expansion as further stages towards a vertically integrated company are achieved.
International Market Developer
María Noel Gortari
Bachelor in Agricultural Management