Hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.) as an Edible Micro-Green Vegetable

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Date of Publication
August 25, 2021
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Overview

The hemp market has generally fallen into three basic categories, whether for the health and wellness components of cannabidiol/cannabigerol (CBD/CBG), seed grain/seed grain oils and fiber for textiles, or bioplastics. However, a new use for hemp could be as a micro-green vegetable since the plants are edible and possibly offer nutritional phytochemicals. This publication describes a sensory taste panel testing three cultivars of hemp and one juiced hemp product, providing insight into hemp's market potential as an edible micro-green.

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