CFH announces staff increases, product additions, and growing distribution in 2021
Longmont, Colo., Nov. 2, 2021 -- CBD bioscience company CFH, Ltd., adds David Knight as chief beverage officer to guide the launch of its craft sparkling hemp seltzer brand James & James. The company has increased its staff and distribution footprint in 2021 to support its growing lineup of CBD products.
Growing Leadership Team
Knight joins the CFH leadership team to oversee the beverage division of CFH. He brings 35 years of consumer products and e-commerce experience to the CFH team, with the majority of his career in beverages, both non-alcoholic and alcoholic. Throughout his career, Knight has worked for Frito-Lay, PepsiCo Foods International, Gatorade, eBay, PayPal, Skype, SX Liquors, and more.
During his time at Frito-Lay, David developed and launched the line of Tostitos queso and salsas that is the market leader today. He ran marketing for the Australian pacific rim for PepsiCo Foods International and has experience at the Quaker Oats and Gatorade Team in Australia, New Zealand and China. Upon the acquisition of Quaker Oats by Pepsi Co, Knight led International Marketing from Pepsi Co's head office in New York. Other notable hires in 2021 include Chad Hendrickson, who joined the CFH leadership team as chief financial officer, and Alicia Sin, laboratory manager.
“CFH is a unique company that works to create the most therapeutically effective CBD products. I love that James & James is made from single-sourced, hand harvested hemp that was grown locally on our Colorado farm,” says Knight. “The zero calorie, zero alcohol full spectrum CBD seltzer is doing very well in Colorado and Wyoming with National expansion planned for 2022. I’m excited to join the team and help guide the brand.”
In addition to the James & James brand, CFH CBD products, including tinctures, soft gels, and topicals, are available through its Professional Product Line, which is developed specifically for clinicians, and Private Label Line. The CFH ProLine is available online direct to consumers at CFH.Ltd.
All CFH’s CBD extract products are made with full spectrum hemp flower extract with a robust profile of cannabinoids, flavonoids and terpenes to target specific health issues. CFH has over 30 years of experience in research and production, plant bio science, genetic development, and agriculture.
“At CFH, we are working to develop unique cannabis genetics that express specific, predetermined cannabinoid and terpene profiles targeting specific health issues. Our goal is to ensure the expression of these profiles in each and every batch of our product,” says Jim Ott, chief executive officer and founder of CFH and James & James. “At CFH, the focus is on the flower, the science, and the health, with the goal to improve the health and quality of life of its customers.”
About CFH, Ltd. CFH, Ltd. was founded by James Ott and Ian James in 2014 as a Colorado-based, vertically integrated CBD bioscience company. Today, CFH is a leading supplier of CBD nationwide. CFH is committed to producing the highest quality full spectrum CBD and proprietary hemp strains that maintain the natural balance and proportion of the cannabinoids and terpenes present in hemp plants to provide optimal health benefits and efficacy. For more information on CFH, visit CFH.Ltd.
About James & James James & James was created in 2021 to honor a lost friend. In 2017, one of CFH, Ltd.’s founders, Ian James, lost an aggressive battle with colon cancer. James & James hemp seltzers are made from single-sourced hemp hand harvested on CFH’s Colorado farms. Designed to help individuals relax and rebuild, James & James allows the brain to wind down while supporting and accelerating the body’s natural ability to repair itself. James & James sparkling hemp beverages are best enjoyed chilled or as a mixer in a favorite cocktail to neutralize the free radicals that come from alcohol. Available in 12oz glass bottles at $4.99 and packs of four at $19.99, James & James can be purchased online nationwide and in select stores throughout Colorado and Wyoming. To shop or for more information about James & James, visit myjamesandjames.com.