Investors agree, hemp is smokin' hot

Investors agree, hemp is smokin' hot

With big-box retailers falling in love with hemp, this ingredient is primed to be the next superfood. 

Hemp is on the cusp of blossoming into an ultra-popular health food—and not just in the natural space. Despite restrictions to grow this heady ingredient in the United States (save for certain research purposes), retail giants ranging from Costco to Safeway are embracing hemp as a viable and moneymaking food.

Hemp sales are growing, well, like a weed. “Looser cultivation restrictions and the food industry’s hunger for produce that packs a protein punch have helped distance hemp fr

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