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Amyris Inc (NASDAQ:AMRS) Reports Robust Revenues Of $80 Million In Q4 2020

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Amyris Inc (NASDAQ:AMRS) posted record revenues of $80 million (up 71% QoQ) in Q4 2020. It is almost double to revenues in Q3 2020. Also, its gross margins rose to 66% from 56% in Q3 2020. The company reported revenues of $173 million (up 13% YoY) in 2020.

CEO of Amyris, John Melo, said 2020 is a transformative year for the company. It posted record revenues consecutively in Q4 2020 while improving the gross margins of products. The consumer brands drove the growth in Q4 2020 and almost equivalent to the entire 2019.

The strategic initiatives of the company helped to deliver robust growth in Q4. It raised funds of $200 million through equity financing and lowered its debt significantly. With buoyant revenues product sales, the company expects to deliver improved results in the future.

Expects to reports revenues of $240 million in 2021

Amyris expects to post robust revenues of $240 million from grants, product sales, and collaboration in 2021 but will report higher revenues of $400 million by including strategic transactions. Considering these transactions and growth momentum, the company expects to report positive EBITDA in 2021. Amyris expects to lower debt to below $100 million in Q3 2021 from $171 million from the end of 2020.

Proposed acquisitions/ launches

Amyris expects to complete the takeover of the luxury clean brand – Costa Brazil in Q1 2021. The company plans to unveil Rose Inc ‘clean beauty color cosmetics brand’ and JVN ‘Clean Hair Care Brand’ in Q3 2021. It will also introduce the Terasana brand to offer skincare treatments, including the cure for acne, in Q2 2021.

Amyris exceeded the target of two to three ingredients in 2020 by unveiling six ingredients. It realized revenues from CBG commercial production. The company also expanded its collaboration pact with DSM on HMO (Human Milk Oligosaccharides).

Improved cash flow

Amyris realized revenues of $47 million by converting warrants during December 2020 and March 2021. As of March 1, 2021, it maintains debt below $150 million.

Amyris engages in the R&D and manufactures ingredients to cater to flavors and fragrances and clean health and beauty markets. Its ingredients are used in more than 3,000 products of top brands across the world.

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Green Thumb Industries (Green Thumb Industries) Announces a Sequential Revenue Increase of 9.7% in its Q1 2021 Financial Results

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For hundreds of industries servicing the American economy, the pandemic was an absolute disaster. However, the cannabis industry may not have felt the impact, given that legal cannabis sales in the US counted for a 46% increase in 2020 compared to the previous year. Companies such as Green Thumb Industries (Green Thumb Industries) have reported increased revenue, having implemented online ordering in many markets.

In its Q1 2021 financial results, the leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company has outlined a sequential revenue increase of 9.7% and 89.5% year-over-year to $194.4 million. This was over and over and above the $102.6 million obtained in 2020. Meanwhile, EBITDA for Q1 2021 was $66.5 million or 34.2% of revenue compared to $20.3 million or 19.7% of revenue in 2020. 

Green Thumb generated its Q1 2021 Revenue From its 12 Markets.

Green Thumb is one of the 15 largest commercial marijuana sellers in the world. The company’s mission is to promote people’s well-being through the power of cannabis products. The company has operations in 12 locations in the US, which played a crucial role in generating the Q1 2021 revenue. In addition, expanded distribution of branded products and the opening of 13 new stores, and increased traffic in the company’s 56 operating retail stores improved the overall performance. 

And as if this expansion is not enough, Green Thumb Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ben Kovler commented, “We are excited to expand our east coast footprint by signing an agreement to enter the Virginia cannabis market. This follows the recent sweep of adult-use legalization measures across Virginia… where we see material untapped market potential….”

Support for Ideas That Expand Collective Consciousness around Cannabis

Green Thumb is a big advocate for the possibilities in the Cannabis industry, which supports people’s well–being. This is why it is keen on new markets, acquisitions and mergers. Its entry into the Virginia cannabis market was through the strategic acquisition of Dharma, one of only five licensees in the Virginia medical cannabis market allowed to grow, process, and retail cannabis directly to patients. Completion of the acquisition will give Green Thumb a footprint of five additional retail locations in the Commonwealth.

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Losses vs. Gains; Healthier Choices Management Corp. (OTCMKTS: HCMC) Announces a 14% Decline in Net Sales Operations in Q1 2021 Financial Results

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Healthier choices are not just about eating a balanced diet, according to Healthier Choices Management Corp. (OTCMKTS: HCMC) (HCMC). The US-based company puts a lot of emphasis on the need to embrace healthier alternatives to everyday lifestyle choices. In addition, the company specialized in providing fantastic products, which support the personal betterment of one’s lifestyle. Meanwhile, it has made public its Q1 2021 financial results, and its highlight is in an Adjusted EBITDA improvement of 9% year-over-year compared to 2020.  Another is a 15% decrease in total operating expense, which was approximately $2.0 million. 

However, Net sales from operations decreased 14% to approximately $3.5 million compared to the same period last year. This may have been occasioned by the sales surge in the grocery segment attributed to COVID-19. Nonetheless, HCMC’s CEO, Jeffrey Holman, sounded quite optimistic about a possible operational improvement.

He said, “We are pleased with our first quarter results which reflect the normalizing of sales and the increasingly improving momentum of our operating cost reductions. We continue with our commitment to better the fundamentals of our operations.” 

HCMC’s Ownership of an Intellectual Property Suite

You are what you eat, and HCMS is quickly positioning itself as a leader in healthy living. It is a strong advocate of being natural in nutrition. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary HCMC Intellectual Property Holdings, LLC, the company owns an Intellectual Property suite with Patents issued in both the United States and Canada. 

Its ownership of three Paradise Health & Nutrition locations in the greater Melbourne, FL area and an 18,000 sq. ft. full-service grocery store, Ada’s Natural Market, explains its drive to serve the local communities with natural foods. The stores feature aisles of traditional grocery complete with frozen, healthy home, vitamins, and supplements. Additionally, through its seven vape stores across the southeast United States, smokers have plenty of alternatives for their smoking needs. The vaping stores stock an endless selection of industry-best vaping hardware and e-liquids from high-quality brands.

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GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG) Introduces Power Si into the Canadian Marketplace

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Power Si, a proprietary brand operated and owned by GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG), has found its way into the Canadian market through an exclusive distribution agreement with GreenPlanet Wholesale. The Green planet is one of Canada’s most trusted hydroponic distributors, and according to the Founder of Power Si, Rex Gill, it met all the requirements they needed. Power Si is already available in North America. Its original patented formula of mono-silicic acid has consistently proven that it is a “must-have” for new and experienced growers. It has enriched the yield, strength, and lateral branching of crops. 

The Tremendous Demand for Power Si

GrowGen’s robust inventory of over 10,000 products includes organic nutrients, soils, and advanced lighting technology, among others. Hence, it has become a one-stop e-commerce destination for commercial and craft growers. 

There has been a considerable demand for Power Si in the United States. And as a result, Gill says they are excited to bring the long-awaited and leading mono-silicic acid product into the Canadian Marketplace. Mark Walman, the Chief Operating Officer for GreenPlanet Wholesale, has also added his enthusiasm for having partnered with the great team behind Power Si. 

“We are thrilled that, at long last, Canadians will have the opportunity to experience firsthand what Power Si brings into their gardens… At GreenPlanet Wholesale, we are committed to bringing our customers the best products the industry has to offer…,” Walman remarked

The Launch of an E-Commerce Platform by GrowGeneration

Currently, GrowGen owns and operates 55 stores in 20 locations. The company uses high-end equipment in its indoor and outdoor operations. Additionally, it has gone a new milestone and launched a Buy Online Pickup in Store (BOPIS) platform. The emerging retails trends and the global COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need for this move leading to the redesigning of the company’s website. Besides, customers want the ease and convenience of online shopping as they get away from shipping delays and pickup charges. 

Through the addition of Buy Online Pick Up, the company expects to have an enlarged footprint while increasing in-store and online revenue.

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