Cannabis will be a major food trend in 2018. Here’s why.

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Fancy Foods, all: Native Seed lift bar, Utopia Farms Macaroons, CBD toasted sesame miso broth, Flourish Honey in the Dank, Fruit Slabs, and Swerve Snooze Bar. | Photo: Liz Hafalia

Spoiler alert for those attending the Winter Fancy Food Show today through Tuesday in San Francisco: There are no cannabis edibles on the trade-show floor. Cannabis cuisine is not the subject of any plenary panel.

However, for the first time since legalization sprouted in Colorado in 2014, cannabis is seducing the specialty food makers and marketers serving high-end retailers and well-heeled bellies across the Internet and America.

In November, the Fancy Food Show’s parent, the Specialty Food Association (SPA), ranked cannabis number eight of the top-10 food trends to watch in 2018.

“As more states legalize recreational marijuana, the

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