CBD Edibles Companies are Struggling to Keep up with Consumer Demand
January 21, 2020-09:15 AM EDT
January 21, 2020 Palm Beach, FL – January 21, 2020 — Thanks to Cannabis 2.0, companies are selling out of CBD edibles – and fast. So much so, the Toronto Sun refers to it as “Edibles Madness.” The Ontario Cannabis Store website, for example, saw so much demand, the site crashed several times, while soft-chew items like gummies sold out in less than a half hour. Better, analysts at Deloitte, “The edibles market alone is estimated to be worth at least $1.6 billion a year in Canada, with cannabis-infused beverages adding a further $529 million,” said Jennifer Lee, a partner and Deloitte Canada’s Cannabis National Leader, and Consumer Advisory and Analytics Practice National Leader. “According to our research and stakeholder interviews, much of this economic boost will be on top of current cannabis product spending. The introduction of cannabis-infused edibles will clearly threaten the alcohol industry as consumers are using the product for similar usage occasions.” That’s opening a wide range of opportunity for companies including Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd. (TSX-V:NSP)(OTCQB:NSPDF), The Green Organic Dutchman HoldingsLtd. (TSX:TGOD)(OTCQX:TGODF), Curaleaf Holdings Inc. (CSE:CURA)(OTCQX:CURLF), Green Thumb Industries Inc. (CSE:GTII) (OTCQX:GTBIF), and Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE:GGB)(OTCQB:GGBXF).