Marijuana Edibles Make the List of Top 10 Food Trends This Year


Cannabis edibles cracked the list of top 10 food trends predicted for this year by a panel of experts writing for the Specialty Food Association.

Marijuana edibles sits at eight on the list, amid other predicted trends such as:

  • Plant-based food, including algae as a meat substitute
  • Filipino cuisine
  • Goth food, such as activated charcoal (heating coconut shells until they are carbonized)
  • Shakshuka, grilled haloumi and other Middle Eastern foods that go beyond the now-ubiquitous hummus, pita and falafel

Cannabis edibles have a bright future as the panel of experts predicted “continued interest and acceptance in a host of snacks, treats and beverages with a little something extra.” That next trip to Trader Joe’s could become a lot more interesting.

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