California-based Harborside Inc. (OTC: HBORF) has completed a $5 million strategic investment in LPF JV, LLC otherwise known as Loudpack, through a 15%, secured convertible note due December 2022. Loudpack is a California-based cannabis company with a broad cultivation, manufacturing, processing, and distribution footprint. Loudpack’s brands include Kingpen, Loudpack, Dimebag, and Smokiez.
“We are focused on improving our profitability through implementing best-in-class, highly efficient production techniques, increasing the quality of our supply chain, and expanding our inhouse brands into manufactured products,” said Matthew Hawkins, Chairman of Harborside. “Through this capital investment, we have strengthened our partnership with Loudpack and will look to leverage their expertise as we explore opportunities to expand our cultivation, production, and distribution capabilities to improve the availability of our high-quality cannabis products for consumers across California.”
In addition to the funding, Harborside said it has engaged Loudpack to provide services aimed at identifying production efficiencies as well as improving harvest yields at the company’s cultivation facility located in Salinas, California. Loudpack will also be providing contract manufacturing services for a suite of Harborside branded products and Harborside will be increasing the availability of shelf space for Loudpack branded products at the company’s retail stores.
Marc Ravner, Chief Executive Officer at Loudpack, said, “As a pioneer and innovator with a strong reputation in the California cannabis market, Harborside’s capital investment is a great validation of the confidence they have in Loudpack’s team, technical production insight, and overall capabilities. We look forward to using the funds from this investment to scale our operations to better serve all of our customers across California.”