Consumer interest in self-care and natural alternatives has seen cannabidiol (CBD) demand soar. CBD drinks and other edibles are among the fastest-growing categories. According to market researcher Brightfield Group, the CBD market will reach $16.8 billion US dollars by 2025.
One of the biggest areas for growth is the CBD-infused beverages market which is expected to reach $2.8 billion US dollars by 2025. Additionally, other cannabinoids are gaining momentum. Brightfield Group found that 44% of processors have had questions from customers regarding CBG, set to be the next big trend in cannabinoids. Their research also found that half of processors reported that clients had begun asking for other cannabinoids besides CBD and CBG.
As with any emerging industry, processors face production challenges. The process must be effective for small and large batches while reducing product loss. Ensuring marketability and quality is a must. A Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) ensures product consistency. Within GMP, extraction and filtration are processes that must be carefully selected and managed.
Continue reading to learn how producers can use SUPRApak™ filtration technology to ensure their products meet quality and regulatory standards.