Five promising brands on the FSA’s updated CBD list

Last week, the Food Standards Agency published a highly anticipated list of over 3,000 CBD-infused products that are to remain on shelves in England and Wales, following a credible application for novel food authorisation.

First published in April 2021, the online directory has been periodically updated as part of the government’s drive to monitor the safety, hygiene, and quality of CBD products.

Validation is only the first step, and CBD products must undergo further stages of assessment before being authorized in 2023, but the list is already helping authorities, retailers, and consumers to make more informed decisions.

Here, we take a look at five of the most promising brands on the FSA’s updated list.

Folium biosciences

Headquartered in Colorado, and known for its exclusive CO2 extraction technology, Folium Biosciences is the largest, fully, and vertically integrated producer of phytocannabinoid-rich hemp oil in the world.

Backed by quality, sciences, innovation, and scale, Folium is setting the highest standards in CBD production and prides itself with unlocking the full potential of safe, high-quality hemp.

The firm has developed a proprietary engineering process that isolates and removes any unwanted compounds while creating the maximum potency level of phytocannabinoids. Folium’s state-of-the-art technology ensures a full-spectrum oil that includes both high levels of phytocannabinoids and terpenes. This guarantees its customers a consistent, pure, and premium product.

British Cannabis

British Cannabis has worked tirelessly to become the largest independently owned, producer, manufacturer, and distributor of legal cannabis-derived products in the UK.

Established in 2015, the organisation has built upon years of knowledge and understanding in both CBD and the wider cannabis compounds, allowing the firm to use techniques and craft products in ways that had never been attempted before.

Across its numerous innovations, British Cannabis has prioritised compliant, accurate, and safe products above all else. From its own branded flagship products to its many successful white label brands, the firm has much to offer the UK’s growing CBD market.


Becanex is bringing cannabinoid extraction to a higher level in Europe. The organisation’s patented extraction method can extract a wide range of cannabinoids in just one step, with no further processing required.

Founded in 2018, Becanex supplies and advises businesses who are looking to white label, private label, or infuse high-quality natural hemp flavouring preparation in products.

Infinite CBD

Infinite CBD is a cannabidiol (CBD) manufacturing company creating top-quality health and wellness products for retail, wholesale and white label customers. The company is on a mission to improve quality of life through the power of CBD and the endocannabinoid system.

All of the firm’s product recipes have been carefully crafted and refined over months to deliver the best possible product, and are lovingly handcrafted by the firm’s twenty-five staff members.

Goodbody Health

Goodbody Health is one of the UK’s leading medicinal cannabis and CBD businesses. The company is fully vertically integrated, offering seed-to-shelf product delivery and a wide range of products, from CBD oils and tinctures to CBD gummies and balms.

More widely, The Goodbody Health Group operates within the United Kingdom and Europe as a trusted distributor and retailer of quality, accredited wellness products to provide a unique ‘frontline’ healthcare service.

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