Partnerships

The EpiCenter

The EpiCenter is THE VIVID TEAM’S cannabis licensed facility, including an accelerator program, established to bring a high level of professional expertise and resources to the cannabis and hemp industry. A collaboration of resources all within The EpiCenter provides significantly improved interaction with all of the fundamental aspects of bringing a product to life, to engage quickly and effectively: concept, research, development, manufacturing, sourcing, cultivation, and commercialization. The facility is designed for the rapid creation and commercialization of food, beverage, cosmetic, and cannabis products.

THE VIVID TEAM has collaborated with strategic partners that bring expertise, proficiency, and innovation to the food, beverage, cosmetic, and cannabis industry. As part of The EpiCenter, they contribute exponential talent to bring the best cannabis products to life

The Vivid Team EpiCenter
Services available at The EpiCenter

THE EPICENTER (Accelerator)

The EpiCenter mission is to bring a high level of professional expertise and resources to the cannabis and hemp industry. A collaboration of resources all within the  EpiCenter will provide significantly improved interaction with all of the fundamental aspects of bringing a product to life to engage quickly and effectively: concept, research, development, manufacturing, sourcing, and commercialization. The Facility is designed for rapid creation and commercialization of food, beverage, cosmetic and cannabis products.

License Numbers: Medical 404-00661, Retail 404R-00477 

  • MED Complaint and Licensed
  • Pilot Plant
  • Analytical Testing
  • Culinary Kitchen
  • Food Lab
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Sensory Testing
  • Manufacturing
  • Packaging
  • Cultivation

Strategic Partnerships

The Werc Shop

The Vivid Team is the premier CO licensed manufacturer using terpenes from The Werc Shop.

Founded in 2010, The Werc Shop was the first company to analyze the chemical fingerprints of over a thousand unique cannabis strains, building a scientific knowledge base that spurred the global terpene market. This scientific foundation is the basis for all of our terpene and flavor blends. Our formulations contain over 60 different components and represent the True To Plant™ formulations on the market today!

Today, The Werc Shop is dedicated to helping licensed cannabis businesses innovate and produce the highest-quality products that meet the diverse needs of the cannabis consumer through the use of proprietary intellectual property facilitated through consulting and formulation service offerings. The Werc Shop’s scientists have more than 100 years of combined experience studying cannabis and developing world-class products, supported by a broad foundation of issued and pending patents worldwide.

A trusted TVT partner, The Werc Shop
True To Plant, The Werc Shop
Focus Works, a Vivid Team partner
Focus Works

Focus Works

The Vivid Team partnership with Focus Works is a strong connection for food safety and lot tracking to help you maintain the utmost transparency in your cannabis business.

Focus Works is an award-winning, food manufacturing and safety software solution serving the food and cannabis industry. Focus Works delivers the essential solutions to smaller producers while providing comprehensive and specialized automation for the largest, delivering quick returns on investments. As manufacturing plants recognize the need to automate their operation, lower costs, and address a changing regulatory environment, Focus Works has both incremental and comprehensive turnkey solutions to meet their goals.

At Focus Works, our Software Solutions are here to assist you in increasing production, decreasing losses, & improved efficiency while also keeping you compliant.

Key Software Capabilities

  • Lot Traceability
  • Formula Control
  • Production Scheduling
  • Production Efficiency
  • Food Safety
  • Documentation Control

Software solution for managing product safety and traceability.

E.A. Bonelli

The Vivid Team partnership with E.A. Bonelli allows us to bring hygienic design experience to the cannabis space with full-service facility engineering capabilities focused on designing an efficient and sanitary space that safeguards your process.

E.A. Bonelli is an industry-leading A/E firm that provides planning, design, and engineering services to the food, beverage, and cannabis sectors. EAB brings over six decades of hygienic design experience to the cannabis space with full-service facility engineering capabilities focused on designing an efficient and sanitary space that safeguards your process.

For over six decades, E.A. Bonelli has been consistently at the forefront of industrial architecture and engineering. We combine a client-oriented approach with a wealth of experience to find proven solutions regarding space planning, food safety requirements, and architectural and engineering design. This experience is reflected in our informed approach to issues identified by current FDA, USDA, PMO, SQF, and BRC food safety requirements, as well as an understanding of the latest ISO standards for cleanroom air cycling and sanitation.

Our expertise in sanitary design, coupled with a thorough knowledge of food industry regulations and audits, has given us the opportunity to provide services for the burgeoning cannabis and AgTech sectors.

E.A. Bonelli
A valued Vivid Team partner, E.A. Bonelli
gold coast ingredients
Gold Coast Inc, a partner of The Vivid Team

Gold Coast Ingredients

The Vivid Team partnership with Gold Coast Ingredients allows us to bring amazing flavors, ingredients, and colors to your cannabis food and beverage products.

Gold Coast is a wholesale flavor and color manufacturer serving all types of industries from food, beverages, cannabis, animal treats, and oral care. With us you will find Organic, Natural, Non-GMO, Allergen-Free, and other flavors available as liquids, powders, powder encapsulations, emulsions, and advanced extractions to be compatible with any product requirements. GCI also supplies custom, QAI Certified Organic, ISA Certified Halal, OU Certified, and KOF-K Certified Kosher flavors upon request. 

In addition, Gold Coast provides custom Masking Agents and Sweetness Enhancers for various applications. GCI Masking Agents help reduce unwanted tastes and bitterness of natural ingredients such as stevia, vegetable protein, amino acids, and fish oil. 

Strategic Growth Partners

The Vivid Team partnership with Jerry Smiley of Strategic Growth Partners is a connection to smart strategies to help your business profitably grow through planning, research, and wise decisions.

Strategic Growth Partners, Inc., is a management consulting firm dedicated to the food industry. We provide strategic guidance to manufacturers within all channels of food distribution. We help clients to identify, quantify, evaluate, prioritize and implement strategies that profitably grow their businesses. These activities include strategic planning, business development, category assessments, customer profiling & targeting, competitive analyses, and acquisition analyses.

Since 2000, Jerry Smiley founder of Strategic Growth Partners has assisted numerous clients in their efforts to profitably grow their business. Before forming this consulting practice, Jerry spent more than two years as Senior Associate at Technomic, Inc., a preeminent consulting and market research firm.

strategic growth partners
jerry smiley strategic growth partners