2019 Flavor Trend
It would be impossible recap the Anaheim show without mentioning the prevalence of CBD and hemp extracts. 2019 revealed dozens, if not hundreds of new products promoting and featuring cannabinoids. Not a surprise after recent reports estimating the CBD market potential to grow to over $16 billion by 2025. With an estimated 7% of adults using this purported anxiety relieving wonder oil, consumers are flocking to the creative new applications displayed in the showcases. These products include muscle bombs, multipurpose sprays, deodorants, candies, lotions, lip balms, soft gels, coffee beans, shampoo, massage oil, even pet treats!