The CBD category sprung up from grassroots consumer exuberance about the promise and potential—real or rumored—the products may have in the areas of health, wellness and beauty care. And suppliers of CBD products are poised and ready to satisfy all those curiosities. Retailers have recognized the demand and stepped up as competitors to more traditional online and dispensary shops.


How are each working to fulfill this new produce niche?

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Convenience News

CSP Daily News

Drink Mixes Part of cbdMD Spring Product Launch

Sleep and calming gummies also in rollout

CSP Daily News

FTC Cracks Down on Deceptive CBD Claims

Approves final administrative consent orders against sellers of falsely marketed products

CSP Daily News

Apple Rush, 4Life Natural Products Forge Distribution Partnership

Alliance comes as Apple Rush expands in the CBD market

Grocery News

Grocery Business

CBD Products Gain Acceptance

Beverages, topicals and gummies are popular, despite lack of FDA approval.

Grocery Business

Education Is Key to Capturing CBD Sales

An informed staff is the starting point for educating consumers on the uses and potential benefits of cannabidiol products.

Grocery Business

Brightfield Group Launches Wellness Industry Platform

The hemp and cannabis market and consumer researchers at Brightfield Group have recently launched Evergi, a platform that integrates consumer survey data with social listening in the emerging wellness industry.

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Restaurant News

Restaurant Business

Restaurants feel the heat over CBD-infused menu items

The federal government has promised to provide some clarity, but restaurants likely run a risk in the meantime if they use the cannabis derivative as an ingredient.

Restaurant Business

4 restaurant chains cooking up 4/20 specials

Cannabis fans can celebrate the day with themed menu items at limited-service spots.

Restaurant Business

FDA plans to reconsider the rules for using CBD as an ingredient

A change in rules or the regulatory process could clear the way for restaurants to add the cannabis derivative without fear of breaking the law.

From Technomic

Currently, 13% of U.S. adults report regular or occasional marijuana use; Technomic data indicates that share will likely increase as more states legalize recreational use.
More CBD Data

CBD By the numbers

$679M
Cannabis dispensaries sales of CBD products for the 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2019
$71M
Convenience-store sales of CBD products for the 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2019
$55M
Multioutlet sales of CBD products for the 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2019
$18M
Food/grocery sales of CBD products for the 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2019

Research News

Grocery Business

CBD’s 2020 Winners and Losers

The Brightfield Group takes a look at which states will see the most cannabis growth in 2021.

Grocery Business

FDA’s November CBD Hearing Won't be What Industry Wants

November conference will focus on differing effects on each gender.

Grocery Business

How CBD Has Performed During COVID

While a new report finds that 39% of consumers are using CBD more frequently as a result of COVID, the hemp-derived CBD market is not expected to meet 2020 sales projections.

A Breakdown
of CBD Laws

Regulatory outlook remains gray due to FDA uncertainty and mixed enforcement messages

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The Experts