CBD in food: 12,000 products now pending authorisation as FSA releases final list

The Food Standards Agency has updated the public list of CBD products, adding an additional 6,000 products. This is the complete list of ingestible CBD products currently allowed to remain on the market, which have been linked to a credible novel foods application.    These are the only ingestible CBD products which can be sold […]

Experts in botanical ingredients turn their attention to cannabinoids 

It’s not often you come across a company in the CBD world that has four decades of history. Susanne Caspar, Chief Executive of Linnea talks about succeeding in the botanical ingredients business and opening the doors to cannabinoids.  Located in Switzerland, Linnea has been delivering botanical ingredients to the pharmaceutical, food and cosmetic industries across […]

Celebrating 3 years of Naturecan

Naturecan co-founders Paul and Andrew pictured

Naturecan, the UK CBD brand born out of Stockport, is celebrating three years in business. We caught up with some of the team to look back on the highlights of the company’s journey so far.  It all started with a lightbulb moment in 2018, when Naturecan co-founder Paul Finnegan had an idea to create CBD […]

Back on track: Swiss ingredients manufacturer Linnea reinstated on FSA’s CBD list 

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Linnea, the expert manufacturer of botanical extracts for the pharmaceutical industry, has had its novel foods application reinstated by the Food Standards Agency, following its removal from the list earlier this year.  Cannabinoid Insight understands the company was originally told its application had been validated, only for the FSA to later rule Linnea out due […]

Goodbody Health’s Polish arm, Sativa Wellness, on ‘ultra-pure’ CBD

how 'ultra-pure' cbd is made from hemp

Cannabinoid Insight ‘met’ Dr Krzysztof Wojtanowski in March by video link. With the head office based in the UK, Goodbody Health has acquired Sativa Wellness, in Bilcza, south-central Poland, where the main focus is on the production of ultra-pure CBD isolate and broad-spectrum THC-free distillate. Both are compliant with ISO 22000 Food Safety Management procedures. […]

FSA adds further 2,500 CBD products to the public list

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The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has added a further 2,500 CBD products to the register of products allowed to remain on the market for the time being.  This brings the total number of ingestible CBD products permitted for sale in England and Wales to 5,946 pending full market authorisation, while 35 have been removed. The […]

FSA issues final call for ingestible CBD products

26 may FSA issues final call

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a final call for ingestible CBD products to be added to the public list. The register of consumable CBD products was revealed on 31 March and comprises 3,536 products. Only those on the list have a credible application for authorisation with the FSA and as a result are […]

Beyond the CBD list: Frequently asked questions.

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The Food Standards Agency (FSA) published a list of permitted CBD products, and their manufacturers, on 31 March 2022. The emergence of the long awaited list has presented more questions to answer. We asked Laura Williamson, Technical Advisor to the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry, to clear up some of the biggest issues.  What led […]

Jobs in cannabis in 2022

Hiring for a specific role or looking for a new challenge? We asked cannabis sector recruitment experts about the cannabis jobs market in 2022.  From cultivation to extraction, wholesale to distribution, and retail to consumption. The chain of events from seed-to-sale of CBD needs skilled workers.  With the industry on the cusp of regulation, Cannabinoid […]