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

FDA Withdraws Draft Guidance on CBD Enforcement

Experts predict clarity will need to come from Congress

CSP Daily News

High-Tech Vending Machines Carry CBD

Answer customer questions, verify one is of legal age

CSP Daily News

Product of the Year Announces CBD Winners

Awards given for ingestibles, personal care and pets

Grocery News

Grocery Business

Hemp Industry Poised for Growth

A new report predicts the hemp industry will increase threefold in the next five years, from $1.9 billion in 2020 to $6.9 billion in 2025, according to Nielsen Global Direct data.

Grocery Business

What’s the Future for Hemp?

The Lempert Report: This year marks the first time hemp will be grown in Indiana as a commercial crop.

Grocery Business

New Company Marries Chocolate, CBD

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Five CBD has launched its own line of gourmet chocolates that contain CBD. 

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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