11:30 AM PDT 8/21/2019 by Lindsay Weinberg
Steven Saxton, producer of Lone Survivor and The Kids Are All Right, is now the CEO, chairman and founder of Malibu-based CBD brand Green Gorilla. With experience in entertainment industry management, distribution and financing, Saxton released his first line, the USDA Certified Organic “Hemp & Olive” — products include pet care, cosmetics and supplements. Saxton purchased a farm in Arizona, where the company is growing its own hemp. Green Gorilla is sold at 1,500 retailers nationwide, offering the new Gorilla Gummies ($59.99) and more.
Courtesy of Green Gorilla
Green Gorilla™ is a vertically integrated global brand in the hemp and cannabis industries and a leading manufacturer of USDA certified organic hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products such as pure CBD oil, full-spectrum CBD oil, CBD topicals, CBD gummies, CBD for pets and CBD for horses. The company markets its organic supplements and topicals under the brand Hemp & Olive™. Green Gorilla™ was established in 2013 by founder Steven Saxton. Green Gorilla™ products are sold at more than 5,000 retailers in the U.S., Europe and online. The company is based in Malibu, California. More information is available at Green Gorilla’s website, https://ilovegreengorilla.com.
Gorilla FarmCo™, a subsidiary of Green Gorilla, owns and operates more than 1,500 acres of organic hemp farmland and has farming partners in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon. Gorilla FarmCo™ utilizes sustainable organic agricultural practices benefiting the environment by maintaining soil quality without the use of chemical fertilizers, reducing soil degradation and erosion through cover crops and saving water by increasing soil organic matter. Gorilla FarmCo™ deploys farming techniques that protect the environment, public health, human communities and animal welfare. More information is available at Gorilla FarmCo’s website, https://gorillafarmco.com.
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