Friday night, March 3rd, the El Rey Theatre in Albuquerque, NM was abuzz with excitement as cannabis businesses and industry leaders gathered for this year's Essie Awards. Each year, Essie Awards recognize the best in the industry and Minerva Canna led the Edibles categories. We were also honored and thrilled to have one of our budtenders take home the Best Budtender award and to have received the most innovative CBD product award.
Specifically, the awards received include:
1. Best CBD edible -
2. Best THC Drink - Passion Punch
3. Best THC Baked Good - Triple Chocolate Cake
4. Best THC Chocolate - Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar
5. Most INNOVATIVE CBD - Lemon Lavender Tincture
6. Best THC Hard Candy - Mango Flavor
7. Best Budtender - Anthony Mendoza, Gibson location
"Over the years we've listened carefully to our customers and this customer feedback has helped us to perfect our edibles. said head baker Miguel Deluca who created the winning Triple Chocolate Cake edible."
The edibles department produces over 122 individual products for both the recreational and medical use community and these offerings include tinctures and topicals as well.
"We have a number of extremely talented people here at Minerva Canna and we are incredibly proud of their success at Friday's Essie Awards, it's well deserved!" said Owner Erik Briones.
"We weren't sure what to expect but it feels good to get recognized for your work." Said Confectioner Cassia, along with her colleagues Miranda and Nate in the edibles department.
You can learn more about Minerva Canna by visiting any of our 7 locations and place an edibles order to try it for yourself. If you've had our edibles, please leave a comment/testimonial below for a chance to get featured in our weekly newsletter and/or on our social media accounts.
Thank you for your continued support of Minerva Canna!