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The world’s FIRST third-party appraisal, grading and certification service for cannabis and hemp.
Reliable and trustworthy quality verification priced by the certificate, by the gram, or by the month.
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Why Big Tree?
Standards, Trust & Transparency
The data is in. Graded material sells for its fair market value, has 90% less returns, and creates long-term relationships. Third-party grading is the foundation of trust and transparency. As a third-party service, Big Tree Grading utilizes industry standards and procedural guidelines to ensure consistent quality-verified material across all cultivators. Licensed operators receive an objective qualitative analysis allowing them to confidently buy and/or sell material at scale and distance.
Big Tree's quality verification uses the ICHS' 100-point grading scale to determine the quantitative and qualitative data of each cannabis lot they grade and provide a Certificate of Grade.
Fair Market Pricing
Grading ensures sellers are receiving and buyers are paying fair market prices for their material by comparing it to objective, impartial market data and trends.
Confidently know the value of the material before you buy or sell. Our appraisal, based on transactional trends, includes real-time data of similar products and quality, from a very specific time frame. Pricing appraisal is decided by market data together with qualitative analysis.
Data informs, empowers and drives sound decision making. Our insights come from six years, thousands of visits, 100,000s of lbs of graded material, and 10s of millions of dollars of transactions of wholesale bulk cannabis trade. Strategically plan and execute your business with accurate qualitative market data.
Get trustworthy pricing for your cannabis in three easy steps.
Meet a certified grader in person who will evaluate your product and get to know your business.
Receive your Certificate of Grade and information on product insights that empower your purchasing decisions and add value to your sales offering.
We add value, transparency and trust to all facets of the industry.
If you work in cannabis, we can help
All other commodity markets utilize and require standards, third-party appraisal and grading. Successful sales require qualitative information to be available. Emerging from the legacy market, cannabis deserves and requires the same level of transparency and trust in the supply chain as any other commodity product.
You wouldn't buy apples from a wholesaler without knowing the quality. You wouldn't be confident you're receiving a fair price for your apples without qualitative data to back it up. Take charge of your footing in the supply chain with accurate, fair and trustworthy certified grading.
Who Benefits From Grading Standards?
THE ENTIRE CANNABIS ECOSYSTEM
• Buyers & Sellers of Cannabis and Hemp
• Multi-State Operators (MSO’s)
• Marketplaces & Exchanges
• Brokerages and Brokers/Agents
• Insurance Companies
• Retailer & Dispensaries
Big Tree Grading utilizes the International Cannabis and Hemp Standards' (ICHS)
100-point scale through the Fair Market Certification (FMC) process to guide our grading, scoring and certification. Each lot of cannabis inspected and graded by Big Tree is certified using the ICHS to ensure consistency, accuracy, and equity throughout the supply chain. Our grading specialists are trained, certified, and required to be up-to-date on ICHS process, standards and procedures at all times.