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Food Navigator

Food Navigator profiled Socati’s newest ingredient offering, a fully customizable oil and a water soluble powder both featuring high levels of CBG, the lowest possible THC* levels and each featuring customizable cannabinoid profiles.

Socati Corp., a processor of broad spectrum hemp extracts, has launched two CBD products for the CPG industry containing a minimum of 80% CBD and 4% of the minor cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) with non-detectable levels of THC*.

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*As determined by independent testing with leading US laboratories.

Cosmetics Design

In June, Cosmetics Design covered Socati’s rapid growth, its acquisition of Blue Marble Biosciences and the additions to the company’s board of directors.

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NBC Nightly News

Socati Corp. CEO Josh Epstein was selected among hundreds of applicants to speak at the FDA hearing on hemp-derived products on May 31, 2019. During his presentation, Epstein urged the agency to establish a regulatory framework that sets a high bar for everyone, while encouraging investment in quality, choice and innovation.

Catch a glimpse of Josh speaking to the FDA panel at this historic event here from NBC Nightly News.

The Hill

Socati CEO Josh Epstein authored an opinion piece in the beltway publication The Hill. In advance of the FDA’s hearing on cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, Epstein called for strong regulation to help the industry grow.

Read his full piece here

The Missoulian

Socati’s acquisition of Missoula, Montana based Blue Marble Biosciences made news in May. The Missoulian’s David Erickson spoke with Socati Montana Director James Stephens about Blue Marble’s integration with Socati and about the company’s plans for the facility moving forward.

Montana is on pace to be one of the top producers of hemp in the nation, and now a new business says it has hiring scores of workers in Missoula to process it into retail products. A hemp extract company in Oregon called Socati Corp. has purchased Blue Marble Biomaterials in Missoula and plans to grow the workforce by 40 new employees this year.

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Montana Public Radio

Socati’s James Stephens spoke with Montana Public Radio’s Edward O’Brien about the company’s acquisition of Blue Marble Biosciences. In the piece, O’Brien told listeners, “Socati Montana, one of the few hemp processing facilities in the United States, plans to use domestic hemp crops, including hemp grown here in Montana. Stephens says the Missoula plant plans to hire up to 40 additional staff over the next 3 to 5 months. That’s up from 11 employees most recently.”

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Food Navigator

Food Navigator covered Socati’s acquisition of Montana-based Blue Marble Biosciences, stating, “Hemp extract processor, Socati Corp.’s acquisition of Blue Marble Biomaterials, a global manufacturer of specialty compounds for consumer goods, will usher in mass scale production and quality control of in-demand broad spectrum hemp extract (which includes CBD among other cannabinoids).”

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Food Navigator

Food Navigator featured Socati Corp. in an article regarding the company’s strong position for scalability due to its proprietary separation and extraction technology. The article mentions the benefits of the technology, which ensures a 0.0% THC level in its full spectrum hemp extract. Mark Elfenbein, chief revenue officer of Socati, discusses the benefit of being able to provide THC-free products and what those products could do for the CPG and hemp market.

Read the article here.

Portland Business Journal

The Portland Business Journal recently wrote an article outlining the importance of the passing of the Farm Bill in the U.S. and how great of an impact it will have on the CBD industry.

Read how Socati is well positioned to take advantage of this news here.


The cannabis business is budding across the United States, and one company is hoping to take hemp mainstream. Socati Corp. just announced a new $33 million round of funding. Socati’s CEO Josh Epstein talked to Cheddar about how that investment will help Socati expand is business.

Watch the interview here.

  • By-lines

The Hill: Bring on regulation to protect consumers, build more trust in hemp industry, 5/30/19

Nutritional Outlook: CBD health claims: Manufacturers beware, 9/25/19

Dermascope: How to source quality CBD, Understanding the COA 10/31/2019

Food & Drink International: Be Clear: Packing of CBD-infused products needs to become standardized, Issue                            11/15/2019


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