In conjunction with the publication of ABC’s recent annual Herb Market Report, the group published additional data that looked at sales in the first six months of 2020. It’s a first, said ABC founder and executive director Mark Blumenthal.
“Every year people are anticipating the Herb Market Report and it’s always to see where things are and it’s always about how last compared to the year before,” Blumenthal said.
“But with the way COVID-19 has reshaped our lives and with how it has affected how people are buying herbs, there have been many reports of a spike of demand through the first half of 2020. We wanted to have something with more relevance, that was more was more timely,” he added.
The herbal supplement tent just keeps getting bigger
The report, which has been published in the latest edition of HerbalGram, ABC’s periodical publication, lines up with other recent snapshots of the supplement market showing a sharp rise for herbs and fungal…