SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Dennis Hunter, co-founder of CannaCraft Inc., received the High Times 100 award for the second year in a row. The awards gala on March 27 in Los Angeles celebrated the men and women working to evolve and shape the industry by recognizing the 100 most influential people in cannabis including entrepreneurs, activists, politicians, cultivators, and entertainers.
Dennis Hunter has been active in cannabis for over two decades, starting as a cultivator in Humboldt county and now as a co-founder and leader of CannaCraft, one of California’s largest cannabis companies. He is being honored for his contributions in product innovation and manufacturing. Hunter’s experience in extraction technology and his drive to constantly innovate products and processes has helped CannaCraft create several of California’s most popular brands including AbsoluteXtracts, Care By Design, Satori Chocolates, Loud + Clear, and HiFi Hops a cannabis beverage collaboration with Lagunitas Brewery.
“It is an honor to be recognized as someone who is making a difference. The industry has evolved so much over the years, and the progress we see today is a direct result of the hard work and relentless persistence of everyone on this list and so many others” said Hunter. Adding “We started CannaCraft because we believed everyone deserved to have access to effective, life-improving cannabis. We’ve been able to build a company that delivers on that dream, and more. Seeing the positive impact that our products have on our customers and the ways we’ve been able to give back to and improve our communities is what motivates us to keep pushing forward.”
CannaCraft’s 200 unique cannabis products are manufactured and distributed from the company’s headquarters in Santa Rosa, California. With over 30,000 sq. ft of licensed manufacturing and distribution space, CannaCraft’s facilities are equipped with 28 extractors, large-scale edible production and beverage bottling, oil refinement and processing, and soft gel encapsulation machinery. With their first round of fundraising completed earlier this year, the company is shifting focus to national and global expansion. “We’ve seen incredible demand and a great response to our products in California and we’re excited to bring the same high-quality products to a larger audience” said Hunter.
CannaCraft was founded in 2014 with the mission of producing safe and effective cannabis products. With over 200 employees, the company currently manufactures and distributes AbsoluteXtracts, Care By Design, HiFi Hops, Satori Edibles, and Loud + Clear Vapes from their licensed facilities in Santa Rosa, California. CannaCraft’s product portfolio boasts hundreds of products, in unique applications including vape cartridges, sublingual drops, topicals, gel capsules, packaged flower, infused chocolates and gummies, and more. For more information about CannaCraft and their products, please visit www.cannacraft.com.