SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Certified Group, a leading North American provider of laboratory testing and regulatory consulting services, today announced an investment in the hemp and CBD laboratory testing business of Knoxville, Tennessee-based Kaycha Labs. This move adds critical hemp and CBD testing services to the breadth and depth of capabilities already offered by Certified Group and its collective entities.
Certified Group, backed by Warburg Pincus and Tilia Holdings, provides laboratory testing services for customers working in FDA and USDA-regulated markets. The collective company owns Labstat with over 30 laboratory testing facilities across North America. This newest hemp and CBD laboratory testing facility will operate under the Labstat name.
Investment in Kaycha Labs’ Tennessee location solidifies Labstat’s entry into the U.S. hemp testing market, enabling assistance for clients doing business in hemp related products which complement Certified Groups existing food, cosmetics and supplement laboratory testing business.