Cannabidiol stepped into the spotlight at Natural Products Expo West, where hemp industry experts said the U.S. CBD market could hit $1.9 billion by 2022.

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Soy milk, almond butter, kale chips, chai … CBD.

Natural products businesses are no strangers to ferrying once-unknown ingredients and supplements into the mainstream, and if the prognosticators at the industry’s largest trade show are correct, cannabidiol could be “the next big thing.”

The cannabis compound took center stage at Natural Products Expo West on Wednesday when the massive trade show hosted its first-ever CBD Summit. The goal, organizers said, was to provide a glimpse of the market potential for products made with the hemp-based extract.

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Alicia Wallace ~ TheCannabist.co

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