Breeding for rare components can save money compared to finding a ‘needle in the haystack,’ experts say
As minor cannabinoids gain popularity and acceptance among cannabis consumers, extraction companies looking to cash in on the trend can approach creating them in several ways.
The easiest and most common way is to find plants that have been bred to be rich in lesser-known cannabinoids such as CBG.
There are multiple ways to extract for minor cannabinoids, depending on the extractor and the targeted compounds.
If the genetics already have been developed, then an extraction company can use traditional methods such as butane, CO2 or ethanol solvents to strip out the targeted compound.
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