legal in the UK if sold as a food supplement. CBD products that are produced using Cannabis Sativa L. (hemp) are able to be legally sold as food supplements. The Food Supplements Directive 2002/46/EC defines a food supplement as foodstuffs which supplement a normal diet and which are concentrated sources of nutrients or other substances with a nutritional or physical effect.
Hemp has been used as a nutritionally rich ingredient for thousands of years. It's also one of the oldest and most sustainable crops to be grown in the world.