Nutrition Business Journal

Hemp Foods to Double Volume Following Victory in the Courts

After winning a landmark legal victory in the United States, the fledgling North American hemp food industry grew at a fast pace in 2004. And hemp food marketers expect the category, estimated at $10 million in the United States and $4 million in Canada, to come close to doubling its volume this year.

The buzz around hemp products was first generated in the 1980s by marijuana legalization activists who publicized the history of hemp’s usage for paper, cloth and other applications. Bu

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