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    Bill mandates strict labeling of CBD products to ensure they contain no more than 0.3% of the psychoactive substance THC.
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    Not even beverage giants Coke or Pepsi have been able to make the slightest dent in Red Bull's or Monster's early mover encampment.
  • Amid Headwinds, General Mills Leverages 'Connected Commerce'
    The brand defines "connected commerce" as a way to "build brands across both physical and digital worlds."
  • From Protein To Elderberries: Kids' Health In The Spotlight
    Sometimes a better-for-you product starts with a child and expands from there. Nutrition coach Erin Mann discovered the benefits of elderberry for her son Lucas and now sells 15 products under the Erin's Elderberries brand.
  • 'It's A Huge Deal': Cannabis Ad Platform Co-Founder On Apple's App Reversal
    In June, Apple changed its policy of banning apps that facilitated the sale of cannabis and other controlled substances.
  • Young Consumers Want More Low- Or No-Alcohol Beverages
    While alcohol sales increased in the spring of 2020 during the pandemic, "now, many consumers are adjusting their drinking habits," says a report.
  • Cold Is Hot In The Ever-Percolating Coffee Category
    Gen Z's preference for cold, ready-to-drink coffee posts a challenge to hot-brewed. The main reasons for choosing RTD are convenience and flavor.
  • From Hives To Whole Foods: Queen Bee Provides Immune Support, Helps Save Bees
    When COVID-19 disrupted the development of her company HiveGuard, Raina Jain pivoted to the CPG space. Queen Bee immune-support shots containing "royal jelly," are starting to see retail distribution.
  • Congress Seen As Fastest Route To CBD Expansion
    In the wake of the FDA's rejection of two recent CBD-based, dietary supplement applications, all eyes are on Congress and potentially groundbreaking bills.
  • Report: Product Attributes More Important Than Brand Names
    Hartman Senior Vice President Shelley Balanko explains why it's not just the biggest grocery retailers that can win in the private-label space.
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