For Fruit Slabs’ co-founder and CEO Roxanne Dennant, it’s important that all people get to enjoy cannabis, no matter their religion or dietary restrictions.
That’s why she sought kosher certification for the company’s edibles, which were already certified organic and vegan.
Fruit Slabs’ Pride Passion and Tropical Haze flavors of cannabis-infused fruit strips are now kosher-certified, and the company’s additional flavors, Grape Ape, Mango Maui Wowie and OG Mango, will be certified and available at participating California dispensaries by the end of the year.
Dennant, a converted Jew, founded Fruit Slabs in 2015, and quickly realized that many of her Jewish friends could not eat the company’s products because they lacked kosher certification.
“That became a slight moral dilemma for us,” Dennant says.
She embarked on a quest to find a rabbinical council that would certify products in the cannabis space. “Much to our surprise and also to our liking, we