Berkeley’s Atlas Edibles are cannabis treats even your grandmother …


Atlas Edibles are granola clusters infused with cannabis. Photo: Atlas Edibles

Ask Ezra Malmuth if he ever thought he’d be running a cannabis company and his answer is: “Fuck no.”

“I’m a classically trained chef, and have been cooking professionally with local caterers since I was 14,” he said, by way of introduction.

Meet the 30-year-old founder of Atlas Edibles, a Berkeley-based company devoted to a healthier alternative to many of the edible cannabis products out there. He’s also a Berkeley native and was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family, which means that obtaining kosher certification for his edibles is a goal, even though he no longer keeps kosher himself.

Malmuth’s resume includes interning at Chez Panisse — David Tanis was his mentor — while still in high school, serving as chef at Flavor, a Mediterranean spot that was

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