Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August 17, 2023 – Global Compliance Applications Corp. (“GCAC” or the “Company”) (CSE: APP, FSE: 2FA, OTCQB: FUAPF), a leading chain-of-custody compliance and data platform, is pleased to announce a licensing agreement with Brightstar Logistic Corp. representing Cannabissimo Coffee® (“Cannabissimo”) in North and Central America, a renowned premium Italian gourmet coffee brand infused with hemp seeds, leaves or flowers. Through this licensing agreement, Cannabissimo is using the Company’s clearESG solution to showcase its sustainable practices and will become a preferred Citizen Green Project partner . Cannabissimo will offer NFT discount coupons for coffee on GCAC’s Uplift app, joining multiple cannabis and CBD brands offering discounts to over 12 million US veterans.
Cannabissimo, a woman-owned business, offers coffee enthusiasts a unique experience by combining the rich aroma and taste of a premium Italian slow-roasted coffee blend with the exceptional health benefits of hemp seeds, leaves or flowers. Their commitment to sustainability is evident in their meticulous sourcing of South American, African, and Indian coffee beans, combined with German-sourced hemp seeds that are 100% natural and legal, complying with all relevant European laws and supported by necessary certifications. Italian craft growers produce hemp in the perfect Mediterranean climate a superior quality product. Over 7,000 units have been sold in the USA and Puerto Rico since 2021.
GCAC will earn a licensing fee per QR code printed and shared on the packaging. This fee ensures the utilization of Cannabissimo clearESG and product attestations through the QR code for customers to see and includes videos. Cannabissimo will have access to the Uplift NFT coupon app  through the Citizen Green Project, a program focused on supporting veterans in North America. GCAC will receive a fixed percentage of the redeemed Uplift coupon value whenever a customer uses a coupon to visit Cannabissimo’s website  or participating retail locations.
This technology enables us to communicate with videos and attestations our commitments to small hemp growers, sustainability and a great cup of coffeeBrightstar Logistic Corp owner, Ángel S. Oquendo
Distribution company Brightstar Logistic Corp owner Ángel S. Oquendo commented, “Working with the GCAC team to highlight the journey of the product from the field to the consumer’s coffee mug, has created a new experience for our customers that builds greater trust and purpose. This technology enables us to communicate with videos and attestations our commitments to small hemp growers, sustainability and a great cup of coffee”.
Cannabissimo joins the family of over USHB clients who utilize the Efixii blockchain to tell their product story and make more salesUS Hemp Brokerage Managing Partner & Founder, Jeff Cole
Cannabissimo is represented by GCAC’s Value Added Reseller , US Hemp Brokerage (“USHP”). USHP is leading the sales effort of the clearESG solution to over 30 of its brand clients and marketing Uplift couponing to a list of 5000 B2B retailers. Jeff Cole, Managing Partner and Founder added “Cannabissimo Coffee is an up-and-coming brand that is creating a new lane for the health and wellness-conscious consumer. Hemp has been widely adopted in Europe and now consumers in North and Central America can enjoy this delicious Italian treat every morning. Cannabissimo joins the family of over USHB clients who utilize the Efixii blockchain to tell their product story and make more sales.”
GCAC is a global leader in designing and developing innovative blockchain technologies and machine learning solutions to improve real-world businesses. GCAC's leading solution is Efixii, an Ethereum Layer 2 blockchain and EVM programming functionality that is on par with other Layer-2's, such as Polygon. GCAC can quickly connect each participant from product producers, distributors, manufacturers and retailers through a series of value chain dApps that allows for data connectivity to drive better consumer experiences and sales. GCAC created clearESG to assist businesses in communicating their sustainability goals and earned attributes on the blockchain through a series of ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) merit badges. As an interconnected supply chain solution, the Efixii solution pays tokens for attesting to a product's value, or truthness, through a reward program. GCAC works in many agricultural industries providing a value-added blockchain offering through a cost-effective SaaS licensing model.
This news release may include forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation concerning the business of GCAC. Forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the management of GCAC. Although management of the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking information is based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking information because GCAC can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release. GCAC disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.