Category: Food & Drink

  • Marijuana Protein Bar Brings Health Craze to Cannabis Edibles

    Marijuana Protein Bar Brings Health Craze to Cannabis Edibles

    March 7th, 2015 – The hungry market for marijuana edibles is part of the recreational pot craze, but that doesn’t mean the medicinal benefits get short shrift. Dr. Marlon Fuller, the founder of Budgetweed.com, is trying to carve out a healthy niche in edibles by launching a candy bar made with hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) and containing less fattening ingredients.…

  • A Good Week to Drink a Hemp Shake

    A Good Week to Drink a Hemp Shake

    May 5, 2011 – Most readers likely have some hemp in the house — whether it’s hemp cereal in the kitchen, hemp clothes in the closet, or hemp soap in the bathroom. I’ve got all of the above — plus hemp napkins besides. After all, hemp’s super-versatile plant — and it’s known for growing easily…

  • Soda Pot: This Soda Really Pops

    Soda Pot: This Soda Really Pops

    January 25, 2011 – Marijuana drinks aren’t new. At the “Farmacy” in West Hollywood, there are flavors like Lemonade and Pomegranate, right next to the more familiar brownies and popcorn. But the drinks are getting more popular among medical marijuana patients who’d rather not light up. “People really like the idea of having a drink.…

  • Hemp: The New Soy

    Hemp: The New Soy
  • Flying High: Hemp Seeds To Replace Airline Peanuts?

    Flying High: Hemp Seeds To Replace Airline Peanuts?

    SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash – FlashNews) – Passengers will truly be flying high if one man manages to replace airline peanuts with hemp seeds. Richard Davis of hemp-based snack company, Blue Sun Corporation, has just created Honey Roasted Hemp Nuts, little packs of hemp seeds that taste similar to seasoned beer nuts. With recent talks…

  • Hemp as an Alternative Fuel, Clothing Fiber and Superfood

    Hemp as an Alternative Fuel, Clothing Fiber and Superfood

    May 31, 2010 – The events taking place in the Gulf of Mexico have sounded alarms for a rallying cry for new alternative fuels. The best of these may come from hemp. Hemp has been cultivated for its many uses for the past 12,000 years. Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp on their…

  • Hemp is Nutritious, Can be Used in Many Ways

    With Many Benefits Hemp can Replace Many Nuts Grains and Powders Feb 10, 2009 – Whether you’re a “green” shopper, a fan of organic foods or just looking for a healthier alternative – hemp products can add a little flavor to life. When people think of “hemp” many think of marijuana, but the two plants…

  • Riding high on hemp food line

    Riding high on hemp food line

    What got you started? Published: Monday, February 09, 2009 Mike Fata, president of Winnipeg-based Manitoba Harvest, tells the Financial Post what motivated him to become an entrepreneur. Mike Fata, president of Winnipeg-based Manitoba Harvest (manitobaharvest.com), tells the Financial Post what motivated him to become an entrepreneur. Misfit “As a teenager, I ate mainly fast foods,…