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3 brands from Natural Products Expo West 2019 that show hemp CBD is on a mission

To win in the uber-saturated hemp CBD market, you've got to differentiate–here's what three impressive companies are doing to stand apart.

Todd Runestad, Content Director,, Sr. Supplements Editor

March 19, 2019

At Natural Products Expo West 2019, you couldn't swing a hemp rope without hitting a booth promulgating hemp CBD; we found three companies with driven, mission-oriented stances. Check out these differentiators in the hemp CBD space:

  • Honeydrop: Saving the most underserved parts of the web of life. 

  • Bluebird Botanicals: Giving the Blues Bros a run for their money. 

  • Sunsoil: Feelin' the vertical Bern in Vermont. 

Join New Hope editor Todd Runestad as he uncovers these diamonds in the rough. 

About the Author(s)

Todd Runestad

Content Director,, Sr. Supplements Editor, Natural Products Insider

I've been writing on nutrition science news since 1997. I'm The content director for NaturalProductsInsidercom and digital magazines. Other incarnations: supplements editor for, Delicious Living and Natural Foods Merchandiser. Former editor-in-chief of Functional Ingredients magazine and still cover raw material innovations and ingredient science.

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My daily vitamin regime includes a morning smoothie with a range of powders including protein, collagen and spirulina; a quality multi, B complex, C with bioflavonoids, >2,000IU vitamin D, E, magnesium, high-selenium yeast, PQQ, choline, alpha-lipoic acid with carnitine, coQ10, fish oil concentrate, probiotics and some adaptogenic herbs. 

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