- The decrease year-over-year was primarily driven by an inventory write-down of $8.0 million on dried cannabis and cannabis extracts, as well as an increase in the marginal production cost at our Peace Naturals Campus, as we continue working towards operating at full capacity after the repurposing of the facility in the fourth quarter of 2019.
- The Company incurred an inventory write-down of $8.0 million, on dried cannabis and cannabis extracts, primarily driven by fixed-price contracts negotiated prior to cannabis product price compression due to broader trends of oversupply in the Canadian market.
- Subsequent to this quarter in April 2020, Cronos Group completed its first export of bulk dried flower to Cronos Israel in order to sell PEACE NATURALS branded cannabis products for distribution in the Israeli medical market.
- In addition to its financial results reported in accordance with accounting principles generally recognized in the U.S. (GAAP), the Company uses certain measures that are not recognized under GAAP such as adjusted operating loss, adjusted operating loss by business segment and adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (Adjusted EBITDA).
- Management reviews operating loss by business segment, which excludes corporate expenses, and adjusted operating loss by business segment, which further excludes certain income and expense items that management believes are not part of the underlying segment’s operations.
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