GVB Biopharma

Since its founding in 2016, GVB Biopharma has grown rapidly into a leading technology-driven hemp solutions provider. The company’s team of 150 employees includes top chemists, engineers, doctors and biologists paired with talented operators and a robust sales and marketing team. GVB Biopharma is proud to share their mission to create the highest-quality hemp cannabinoid products possible.

GVB Biopharma offers a wide range of hemp-based wellness solutions for customers around the globe. The company uses full vertical integration to ensure product quality – this approach is central to their operations strategy. It encompasses every step of production, utilizing innovative cannabinoid science to create seed-to-shelf quality control from selecting hemp genetics and continuing through every stage of processing and product development. This quality control is especially critical in products produced for pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals markets. 

GVB Biopharma works with companies big and small, ranging from boutiques to global big box retailers, with an expertise in developing raw materials that positions them uniquely to serve white label customers, producing private label products and raw materials for some of the country’s top cannabinoid brands. Offering an exceptionally broad line of raw materials for the wholesale market, GVB’s state-of-the art manufacturing facility can produce tens of thousands of finished consumer products daily.

With operations in Sherman County, GVB Biopharma works with local farmers who have been farming in Oregon for generations and understand the principles of sustainable farming, such as rotating crops and using cover crops to regenerate the soil. Production of GVB’s raw materials and ingredient manufacturing (including 300 acres of organic hemp farms) and distribution takes place in Grass Valley, where the company was founded. GVB’s Grass Valley food-grade production facility covers 33,000 square feet. The manufacturing facility, being in rural Sherman County, has survived and prospered during the pandemic with no COVID cases among GVB’s employees or their families.

In addition to their Oregon operations, GVB recently received handling certification from USDA-accredited certifier California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), demonstrating the company’s commitment to transparency and sustainability. Looking towards the future, GVB Biopharma is currently in the process of creating a scientific foundation and professional network for a research and development program for cannabigerol (CBG). CBG is a type of cannabinoid obtained from the cannabis plant, allowing for the rapid development of licensable intellectual property.

About the Owners

GVB Biopharma is a story of friendship, dedication to exacting principles, and swift success. The company was founded in the fertile farm country of central Oregon in 2016 by three best friends who have known one another since high school.



Phil Swindells - CEO and co-founder of GVB Biopharma
Phil Swindells, CEO and Co-Founder of GVB Biopharma
photo of Jack Feldman, President and Co-Founder of GVB Biopharma
Jack Feldman, President and Co-Founder
Drew Spiegel, COO of GVB Biopharma
Drew Speigel, COO of GVB Biopharma