Canna Stream Solutions Ltd. has expanded the utility of  CSS’ patent-pending technology for the extraction of bioactive compounds from nutraceutical plants.  

Written by Canna Stream Solutions

September 19, 2022

Canna Stream Solutions Ltd. (“CSS”), is pleased to announce that has completed exciting proof of concept work on the expansion of its green extraction technology. In collaboration with the Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis at Loyalist College and supported by GreenCentre Canada, the CSS’ extraction technology was used to extract bioactive compounds from two nutraceutical plants (Echinacea and Rhodiola). The results demonstrated a 10-30 fold increase in extraction efficiency of major bioactive compounds compared to ethanol extraction. This allows CSS to expand the use and value of its patent-pending technology and potential revenue from licensing. 

About GreenCentre Canada 

GreenCentre provides an extensive and practical range of laboratory and commercial services to support the development of chemistry-driven activities in Canada. Specifically, GreenCentre offers sector-focused chemistry technology development, business development, and commercial services. We serve the research needs of academics, entrepreneurs, and established companies by adding value across the entire development chain, through our two facilities in Kingston and Mississauga, Ontario. GreenCentre’s head office is located at Innovation Park in Kingston. Visit for more information.

About the Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis

The Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis is a TAC at Loyalist College funded by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to help innovative Canadian firms leverage government funding programs and supports for our services.  The Centre specializes in working with start-ups and small and medium enterprises in the natural products and cannabis sectors, to help them develop, scale-up and commercialize their ideas, products, and processes.

About Canna Stream Solutions Ltd.

CSS is developing critical technologies for storing, transportation and processing of cannabis waste (physical and chemical). Most notably, they have filed a US and Canadian patent application in the chemical extraction and fractionation of Cannabinoids and monoterpenes from cannabis flower and biomass utilizing their solvent technology that is significantly more efficient than ethanol. This gives CSS the ability to significantly manage costs of high throughput processing and extraction of cannabis and hemp biomass. For more information about the company, please visit

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