In New Mexico, Preservation Sciences, Inc. is licensing its dehydration technology to the Bright Green Group for use in the $160 million facility Bright Green is building on the Acoma Indian Reservation in New Mexico. Bright Green and the Acoma Pueblo Native American tribe are creating the world’s most advanced, state-of-the-art greenhouse facility and research center for medicinal plants. The development will occupy approximately 150 acres of the Acoma Indian Reservation and will have the capacity to grow up to 40 million plants per year.
Preservation Sciences’ process includes a unique protein coating the harvested medicinal plants which speeds up the drying time without damaging the plant material as can occur with conventional drying methods that use extreme heat or freeze drying.
Preservation Sciences anticipates development work to begin on the project within the next six months which will include an on-site production facility for its proprietary PS Coating product.