Most consumers—and some cultivators—open a container, stick their noses in to inhale the flower’s strong aroma. But that strong smell doesn’t prove flower is fresh. Quite the contrary, a strong smell tells you that terpenes have escaped because of evaporation. When stored without humidity control in a container, flower immediately starts to degrade. Terpenes are
Many of our laws and regulations have come about because someone had a bad experience and wanted to make sure no one else had to deal with the same thing they did. It is a beautiful way our government and culture works. We’ve seen this happen with: Ingredients on food packaging Car seat safety for
Historically, cultivators, processors and packagers have emphasized keeping flower below a particular humidity “ceiling” for a reason: Flower that’s too moist is prone to hazardous mold and microbial growth, so it’s understandable that many operators err on the side of being overly dry.