By Evan Tompros
From Italian style pasta to protein powders, and beverage infusions to delicious desserts, the many uses of consumable hemp products will be on display at this year’s Southern Hemp Expo slated for August 18-20, 2022, in Nashville, TN. Well known as an excellent source of protein and fiber, hemp creations will be present in a variety of unique ways at the event. Get ready for tasty samples and snacks from leading hemp industry food companies all weekend long.
The celebration of hemp foods will culminate with the Nashville Hemp Food & Beverage Fair & Music Festival on Saturday, August 20, featuring local music and a variety of hemp-based foods and beverages. Visit here to view the exhibitors at the upcoming Southern Hemp Expo, and read on for a preview of some of the hemp food companies that will be on display at SHE4.
Bhūmi, Booth #345
Based in the great paradise of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Bhūmi has a chocolate bar for everyone’s liking. Flavors such as Blueberry Cayenne, Orange, Peppermint, Tiramisu, Blueberry Lemon, Chai, and Rasberry are just a few flavor selections of their CBD infused chocolate bars. Dedicating 1% of all profits to local wildlife and forest preservation, grab a treat and learn more about their work in our local communities and for our planet.
Charleston Hemp Collective, Booth #115 & #119
Offering hemp foods for both humans and animals, Charleston Hemp Collective has got it all covered. “From Seed to Soul,” the company passionately crafts their own olive oil, honey, gummies and more. On the menu for SHE4, they’ll be serving up bruschetta made with hemp infused olive oil and mixing hemp-centric mocktails with their new bloody mary mix.
Culinary Cannabis, Booth #1043
Culinary Cannabis is a trendsetting online raw hemp and cannabis store offering first-rate organic hemp spices and fresh hemp leaves. Creating all of their products with local, organic hemp, Chef Mary Adams is the expert hemp chef behind the brand and these unique spices & seasonings. Hemp Ranch Spice, Hemp Everything Bagel Spice and Hemp Italian Spice are some of the pantry must-haves you will find at Culinary Cannabis.
Dr. Bronner’s, VIP Guests
Taste the Magic! Dr. Bronner’s has paired world-class Swiss chocolatiers with fairly-treated cocoa farmers practicing regenerative organic agriculture. The company’s Magic All-One Chocolate Bars are vegan, 70% cocoa, sweetened with coconut sugar and perfectly balanced. Available for the VIP guests of Southern Hemp Expo, these chocolate creations come in six flavors — Salted Whole Almonds, Salted Almond Butter, Crunchy Hazelnut Butter, Roasted Whole Hazelnuts, Salted Dark Chocolate and Smooth Coconut Praline.
Franny’s Farmacy Pasta & Prana, Booth #420
Taking her love of hemp foods to the next level, renowned hemp products entrepreneur Franny Tacy, Founder and CEO of Asheville, NC-based Franny’s Farmacy and Franny’s Farm, has partnered with avid chef and yoga instructor Mike Ptaszek to create and launch Pasta & Prana, a new line of artisan hemp-powered, batch-crafted, high protein pastas that will appeal to everyone from gourmet food aficionados to everyday healthy and nutritious food consumers. Come and visit Franny and the team to learn more about their new line of products: Franny’s Fettucini, Leaf Linguine, and Gluten Free Hemp Gnocchi.
Hemp Way Foods, SHE4 Welcome Party, The Nashville Tap House – Sonesta Nashville Airport Hotel
Find Hemp Way Foods at the SHE4 Welcome Party, on Thursday, August 18, 6pm-9pm, at The Nashville Tap House – Sonesta Nashville Airport Hotel. Well known as ‘The Original Hemp Burger,’ the company offers hemp burger patties, burger crumbles and breakfast sausage. Come and start off your SHE4 weekend with appetizers from Hemp Way Foods and many other delicious hemp creations!
Victory Hemp Foods, Booth #231
American grown, non-GMO hemp ingredients. Transform your business with hemp plant-based solutions from Victory Hemp Foods. Led by founder Chad Rosen in the hemp heartland of Kentucky, the company offers an extensive line of top quality hemp seed foods. Whether you are a manufacturer, retailer, chef, foodservice company/ restaurant, or a consumer, pay a visit to Victory Hemp for all your hemp food needs.
Queen City Hemp, Everywhere at SHE4!
One of our product sponsors of SHE4, be on the lookout for a refreshing beverage from Queen City Hemp, which will be available throughout the weekend. The first U.S. Hemp Authority certified sparkling water is sure to be a favorite on a summer day in Nashville. Flavors include Blood Orange, Guava, Lazarus Lime, Lemon Lavender, Mango Lychee, Passion Fruit and Pink Pineapple Ginger.
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Evan Tompros is a detail-oriented professional with 7+ years of experience in project and team management, executing successful marketing campaigns and event production for a diverse group of clients across varying industries in the U.S. and internationally.