Chief Science Officer, Kushy Punch
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM - Building a Transparent Cannabusiness: Ensuring Product Quality and Safety
Carolina Mitchell is the Chief Scientific Officer for leading cannabis edibles company Kushy Punch, and a founding member of the Legalization of Cannabis & Hemp Edibles division of the Institute of Food Technologist.
A gifted academic well-versed in developing regulatory standards of the cannabis industry, Carolina’s areas of specialty include organic chemistry and biochemistry research, laboratory testing and operations, good manufacturing practices, good laboratory practices, quality assurance, and R&D for cannabis products, pharmaceuticals, foods, and beverages.
As the Chief Scientific Officer at Kushy Punch, Carolina oversees the development, improvement and overall compliance of all products, and ensures that the company continues to lead the fledgling market in product innovation whilst upholding the highest standards of compliance and food safety. Her role with Kushy Punch includes guiding all lab testing, food safety, quality control, packaging and adherence to the law around cannabis products within the state of California while continuing to spearhead development around new products.