CPG Capital Chases Innovation in Natural Products

Natural Products Expo East and West are living, breathing examples that capital continues to chase innovation even as the natural products segment is maturing. Disruption is the “new normal,” and larger Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies are finished losing ground to nimble innovators. They are competing more fiercely than ever with private equity investors to…

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Hemp and CBD Take Center Stage in Natural Products World

Infographic about CBD market estimated at $2.1B by 2020

Opportunities and challenges for the hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD/hemp) market are off and running as a new driver in the consumer packaged goods industry. Food and beverage, personal care and a host of manufactured goods incorporating hemp are going into mainstream distribution. Private equity firms find it extremely interesting being on the ground floor of a…

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