Updated: Mar 6
The cannabis industry is constantly evolving and expanding, and edibles are no exception! With
more and more states legalizing medical and recreational use, the popularity of edibles has skyrocketed. Gone are the days when the only option was a brownie - now, you can find cannabis in all sorts of tasty treats, like mints, gum, and sweeteners. It's been a while since we last took a closer look at this exciting category, so let's dive in and see what's new!
The Edibles Market Today: A Look at Sales and Popularity
The edibles market has experienced significant growth over the past year, both in the United States and Canada. In Canada, edibles rose from 4% of total sales in January 2021 to 5.8% of total sales in September 2022, and in the US, the category increased from 10.7% to 12.1% of total sales during the same period. Several states and provinces saw particularly high year-over-year growth, including British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta in Canada, and Arizona, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Maryland in the US. Edibles now make up more than 11% of the market in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, and Oregon.
Edibles on the Rise: How This Category is Dominating the Market