Mindy Segal, a James Beard Award-winning pastry chef in Chicago, has plans to create a line of marijuana-infused edibles.
Segal is partnering with the Illinois marijuana cultivator, Cresco Labs, and her gourmet edibles will be available at Illinois dispensaries. The edibles line is expected to launch in late February and will include chocolate brittle bars, granola bites, and a chocolate drink, with more products to come.
“We’ve all heard the expression ‘it tastes like medicine’ but there’s no reason it has to,” stated Segal. “With my recipes and Cresco’s technology, we’re developing this line of products to be consistent every time and absolutely enjoyable to eat.”
“Having someone with Mindy’s name brand and credibility enter the cannabis industry says a lot about where this industry is headed,” said Cresco Labs’s Founder.
Initially, Segal’s gourmet edibles will only be available for purchase by Illinois medical marijuana patients at Illinois dispensaries. But with licensing agreements, the line could eventually be sold in other states with medical and recreational marijuana laws.