Puro is New Zealand's largest grower of medical cannabis and is one of the world’s few accredited large-scale organic growers.
We have two cannabis cultivation sites - our outdoor plants are grown at the Kēkerengū farm on the Kaikōura Coast and our indoor plants are grown in our purpose build research and breeding facility at Waihopai, Marlborough.
We recently hit one of the most significant milestones in our history - New Zealand patients can now be prescribed New Zealand-grown, New Zealand-made medicinal cannabis - and it's exportable too. It's organically grown by us and manufactured in Auckland by Helius Therapeutics.
In 2022, we received a $13million grant from the Government to fast-track New Zealand’s organic medicinal cannabis industry. It’s a partnership that’s enabling us to write the handbook on organic production, develop production systems, support skills and training, explore contract growing and identify pathways to market for industry growth.
Our two sites have been handpicked for their high sunshine hours and intense UV ratings. We have an expert team on our side and have built a strong foundation for future growth and success. Our achievements are considerable, putting Puro at the forefront of this new and exciting industry here in New Zealand.
"“Now is the perfect time to grow this high-value industry, as international demand for medicinal cannabis takes off while New Zealand is amid an export boom.""