To find the best CBD gummies, we looked at everything from potency and price to customer service and company transparency. Find out which brands are at the top of our list.

Do you want to experience the benefits of CBD while satisfying your sweet tooth? Allow us to introduce you to CBD gummies, the confections that are making the internet swoon. They’re calming, delicious, and discreet. What’s not to love?

If that sounds good to you, you’re not alone. Many CBD companies are currently capitalizing on the seemingly insatiable public appetite for these sweet morsels of CBD goodness.

The result is a fairly overwhelming number of options. But how can you possibly know which ones are as good as they say, and which ones should be given a pass?

Well, we’ve got your back. We evaluated dozens of CBD gummies, narrowing the field to the best products available. We sampled them, reviewed websites, looked at testing practices and customer service, and even had them lab tested ourselves.

The result? Our ranking of the ten best CBD gummies on the market. Read on for the goods on the goodies.

Editor’s Choice Awards

Before we get to the full ranking, we’d like to honor a few of the brands that stood out in specific areas. But you can also just skip ahead to check out the complete list.

Best All Around CBD Gummies

Koi CBD Tropical Fruit Soft Gummies

Koi landed at the top of our list by earning consistently high scores in every category. From transparency to flavor, they had what it takes!

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Most Affordable CBD Gummies

Infinite CBD Asteroids

With the most CBD per dollar of any brand we tested, Infinite CBD’s Asteroid gummies are a shoe-in for the “best value” award.

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Best Full Spectrum CBD Gummy Bears

Hemplucid CBD Gummies

Looking for a gummy that offers the full entourage effect? Our third-party lab found that Hemplucid offered the broadest range of cannabinoids. (And don’t worry, they were below the legal limit of 0.3 percent THC!)

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Best Tasting CBD Gummies

Sunday Scaries Gummies for Anxiety

With their fresh, fruity flavor, these little CBD gummy bears taste just like the classic sweets. And they combine Vitamin D3 and B12 to support CBD in its anxiety-fighting role.

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Table of Contents

We based our ranking on a wide-ranging analysis of both the product and the company that sells it. We scrutinized everything from potency and price to customer service and company transparency. All that information is laid out below.

And if you’re looking for more general information about CBD and CBD gummies, we’ve got that too! You’ll find sections that give you the scoop on CBD and its legal status, as well as particular information about CBD gummies.

That’s a lot to cover, so feel free to jump around, using the links below to locate what you’re most interested in:

Our Methodology

To find the best CBD gummies, we started with an exhaustive list of every CBD gummy manufacturer we could find. We then narrowed that number down to a mix of both new and more established companies, including those getting some buzz from consumers in online forums.

Once we had narrowed our list to a manageable number, we began the testing process.

Third-party Lab Testing

We sent samples of gummies to a third-party lab for cannabinoid potency analysis to make sure companies were labeling their products accurately.

Any company that had less than 20 percent of the labeled CBD was immediately excluded from the ranking.

Product Quality Evaluation

Of course, gummies should also taste good, so while the potency testing was taking place, our team performed blind product testing. Samples were placed in identical containers and labeled by number. We then took notes on taste and texture, noting anything that was either particularly wonderful or just not quite right.

(Yes, taste-testing CBD gummy bears is a tough job, but we took one for the team.)

We asked questions about hemp source and growing practices, as well as manufacturing practices. Specifically, we wanted to know if the gummy was coated or infused with CBD since an infused product has a longer shelf life.

User Experience

We also evaluated the customer experience. This involved going through websites with a fine-toothed comb, looking for accurate, helpful information (like third-party lab tests) and a frictionless shopping and purchasing process.

Customer Service

But we didn’t stop with websites. Our team also contacted companies’ customer service reps to get a sense of how long it takes to get a response, as well as how thorough and helpful the responses were.

Obviously, we take our CBD gummies very seriously. And we’re confident that our ranking includes some of the best you’ll find.

Ready to get to the numbers? Read on for what we found out!

Value: CBD Oil Price Comparison

When you’re looking for the most affordable CBD gummies, the price tag doesn’t always tell the whole story.

Instead, you have to look at the price per milligram of CBD to see what you’re really paying. That’s why we’ve done the math for you in the table below.

CompanyProduct$ per mg CBDQuantityCBD mg each
Infinite CBDAsteroid Gummies$0.072025 mg
CBD MDPremium CBD Gummies$0.083025 mg
CBDistilleryVegan CBD Gummies$0.083030 mg
Steve's GoodsFull Spectrum Hemp Gummies$0.12530 mg
Relieve EverydayRe-Assure Hemp Extract CBD Gummies$0.133010 mg
HemplucidWhole Plant Hemp Extract CBD Gummies$0.153025 mg
KoiTropical Fruit Soft Gumies$0.152010 mg
Sunday ScariesCBD Gummies$0.202010 mg
Lord JonesOld Fashioned CBD Gumdrops$0.25920 mg
Plus CBD OilHemp Gummies$0.27305 mg

CBD Oil Potency: Cannabinoid Profile Comparison

Which CBD gummies are the most potent? And do they really contain the amount of CBD indicated on the label?

To find out, we sent samples of each product to a third-party lab for evaluation. In the table below, you’ll find the results of their cannabinoid potency testing.

CompanyCBD mg/pieceTHC mg/pieceOther Cannabinoids
Steve's Goods26.7--
Infinite CBD23--
Lord Jones18--
Relieve Everyday16.2-CBDV
Sunday Scaries11.3--
CBD MD8.2--
Plus CBD Oil6.3-CBC

What is CBD?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of over a hundred cannabinoids (naturally occurring chemicals) that are found in cannabis plants. Cannabinoids work by interacting with receptors found throughout your body, in what is known as the endocannabinoid system.

The endocannabinoid system helps support a variety of functions within our bodies. Broadly speaking, its job is to maintain balance. Cannabinoids like CBD, which come from plants, closely resemble those our body creates, so they work easily within the system. This allows them to support endocannabinoid functions, like regulating mood, sleep, appetite, and pain.

So what does CBD do? We’re in the early stages of scientific research on CBD, but early results are promising. Here’s a non-exhaustive list of some of CBD’s most promising benefits:

CBD can be vaped, eaten, taken topically, under your tongue, or pretty much any route you can imagine. But however you choose to take CBD, one thing doesn’t change – it won’t make you high.

And in terms of side effects, CBD has a good safety profile. Most researchers only report mild to moderate side effects, which might include drowsiness, dry mouth, decreased appetite, and lightheadedness.

Is CBD Legal?

The legal status of CBD in the United States has been in flux for the last several years, but the recent signing of the 2018 Farm Bill has provided some much-needed clarity for the industry and consumers.

The new legislation fully legalized industrial hemp and hemp-derived products (like CBD) and removed it from the DEA’s list of controlled substances. So, at the federal level, CBD extracted from hemp is entirely legal and no longer a controlled substance.

However, state laws vary and are sometimes unclear. The Farm Bill explicitly allows the transport of hemp across state lines, but it’s always a good idea to check up on what your local laws are.  For more specific info, check out our interactive map: Is CBD Legal in Your State?

How to Choose CBD Gummy Bears, Worms, Drops, or Stars

If you’ve ever done a web search for CBD gummy bears, worms, or drops, you’ll know that there’s a lot of variety out there. And we’re not just talking about what animal shape they come in.

Potencies can range from 5 to 25 mg of CBD per gummy up to 50 mg, which is a big difference! You can’t necessarily tell from the size of the gummy, so make sure to read the label or product page for that information.

Another thing to consider is whether the gummy is infused with CBD or coated with it. When CBD is mixed right into the gummy ingredients it has a higher chance of being evenly distributed (for more accurate dosing).

Infused gummies are also better protected from light and fluctuating temperatures. This helps the CBD to remain potent, rather than degrading while it sits in a warehouse. Websites may not offer that information, but a customer service rep should be able to tell you about their process.

Why Choose CBD Gummies?

It’s important to note that, despite their deliciousness, there is a downside to the CBD gummy. All CBD edibles have to pass through the digestive system, a process that will break down a lot of the CBD you have swallowed (and, ahem, bought) before it enters your bloodstream.

This means that, compared to taking CBD oil under your tongue, your body will absorb less of the CBD and take longer to feel the effects of it. The upside? Those benefits that you do experience will last longer than a faster acting method.

If you’re experiencing chronic pain or if you take CBD to help you sleep at night, a slower release may be what you’re looking for. But if you’re looking for something fast-acting and with higher bioavailability, you might want to look into CBD oils or vaping.

As with any CBD product, it’s important to make sure that companies have third-party tests to show what they’re putting into their products. Not all companies will have lab tests of the gummies themselves, but they should, at a minimum, have lab results for the CBD extract or isolate they use in their products.

The Best CBD Gummies

  1. Koi CBD

    Tropical Fruit Soft Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 96%
    User Experience- 97%
    Customer Service- 89%
    Reputation- 95%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 100%

    Ingredients: Organic Naturally Occurring CBD in Hemp Oil Proprietary Blend Infusion, Water, Gelatin, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Adipic (for tartness), Citric Acid (for tartness), Natural and Artificial Flavoring, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, Red 40

    Testing notes: Firm, chewy, disk shaped gummies. Good, fruity flavor with a hint of hemp.

    Koi has a reputation for great-tasting CBD products, and their THC-free gummies do not disappoint. With the tropical flavors of lime, tangerine, and acai pomegranate, these disk-shaped gummies are infused with 10 mg of CBD each.

    Koi only uses organically grown, domestically sourced hemp for their products, and they take extra care with their gummies. This means rolling and mixing the CBD into the mixture three times to ensure an even distribution of CBD.

    • Great flavor
    • Established company
    • Good value
    • Only one potency option
    Regular Price: $9.99 – $29.99
  2. Steve's Goods

    CBD Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 100%
    User Experience- 93%
    Customer Service- 97%
    Reputation- 84%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 92%

    Ingredients: Organic Corn Syrup, Organic Sugar, Pectin, Purified Water, Sodium Bicarbonate, Natural Flavor, Natural Flavoring and Coloring, Full Spectrum Hemp Oil.

    Testing notes: Soft, pyramid-shaped gummies. Big, bright, fresh, terpene-forward flavor.

    Steve’s Goods’ hand poured gummies are made with CBD extracted from organic, Colorado-grown hemp. With 30 mg of CBD per gummy, these are among the most potent gummies on our ranking – they’re big, soft, and taste great.

    Steve’s Goods uses full-spectrum CBD oil for their products, so they should contain traces of other beneficial cannabinoids and terpenes. And these gummies are also vegan and gluten-free.

    It’s worth noting that, if you’ve bought gummies from Steve’s Goods before, this is a new formulation for the company. While our third-party lab test didn’t detect THC in the sample we analyzed, this formula does contain trace amounts.

    • High level of transparency
    • Generous return policy
    • Responsive customer service
    • Website presents conflicting information
    • Shipping fees are a bit pricey
    Regular Price: $18.00
  3. Relive Everyday

    20mg Hemp Extract CBD Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 98%
    User Experience- 93%
    Customer Service- 97%
    Reputation- 84%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 87%

    Ingredients: Corn syrup, sugar, water, modified corn starch, gelatin, less than 2% citric acid, natural flavor, canola, natural colors, and confectionary glaze

    Testing notes: Nice, clean fruit flavor. Firm and chewy heart-shaped pieces.

    Relive Everyday’s heart-shaped gummies are infused with CO2-extracted CBD, taken from organic, Colorado-grown hemp.

    These gummies are infused with broad-spectrum CBD oil, so they are THC-free, but include trace amounts of other cannabinoids. More specifically, our lab found detectable amounts of CBDV, a non-intoxicating cannabinoid that is similar to CBD.

    The company offers two choices of gummy potency and three flavor options, so you’ll be able to customize your own CBD confection. And fast, free shipping means that there are no hidden costs.

    • Free shipping
    • Three flavor options
    • Positive reviews
    • Strict return policy
    • No third party tests for finished product
    Save 10% with code: hacker10
  4. Hemplucid

    Whole-Plant CBD Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 94%
    User Experience- 97%
    Customer Service- 89%
    Reputation- 89%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 92%

    Ingredients: Organic evaporated cane juice, organic corn syrup, organic white grape juice concentrate, pectin sodium citrate, citric acid, ascorbic acid, Whole-Plant™ CBD, natural flavors, colors added (including anatto, tumeric, grape juice concentrate, red fruit juice concentrate).

    Testing notes: Natural, fruity flavor with a bit of a sticky chewing experience.

    Hemplucid sets a pretty high bar when it comes to transparency, and their cute little CBD gummy bears would pack a pretty decent CBD punch with the labelled 25mg per gummy. But our lab test showed significantly more CBD than labeled. The gummy we tested was actually coated with around 34mg of CBD, which could be a problem if accurate dosing is important to you.

    On the other hand, if you’re not happy with their product, Hemplucid has a generous return policy. And they use organically grown Colorado hemp, so you don’t have to worry about pesticides or other nasty chemicals.

    • Great customer service
    • Generous return policy
    • Vegan formulation
    • Coated rather than infused with CBD
    • CBD may be unevenly distributed
    Regular Price: $19.95 – $109.95
  5. cbdMD

    CBD Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 100%
    User Experience- 87%
    Customer Service- 97%
    Reputation- 89%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 79%

    Ingredients: CBD, Organic Tapioca Syrup, Organic Cane Sugar, Water, Pectin, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Organic Fruit And Vegetable Juice (For Color), Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Malic Acid, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Carnauba Wax.

    Testing notes: Soft, chewy, sweet squares. Less tart than many other brands.

    cbdMD burst onto the CBD scene in 2017, offering great-tasting CBD products at surprisingly low prices. Their gummies, which now come in two potencies, are broad-spectrum, so there’s no THC to worry about. And yes, they taste good.

    The drawback to cbdMD’s products is that they don’t show third-party tests for finished products. On the other hand, they have a generous return policy, so the risk factor is minimal if their goods don’t deliver for you.

    • Vegan formulation
    • Gluten-free
    • Free shipping
    • No third-party testing of finished products
    Save 15% with code: 15CBDH
  6. CBDistillery

    CBD Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 96%
    User Experience- 100%
    Customer Service- 82%
    Reputation- 84%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 87%

    Ingredients: Organic evaporated cane juice, organic corn syrup, organic white grape juice concentrate, pectin sodium citrate, citric acid, ascorbic acid, natural flavors, colors added (including anatto, turmeric, grape juice concentrate, red fruit juice concentrate), Anhydrous Hemp Oil (Industrial Hemp).

    Testing notes: Natural, fruity taste. Soft and a bit chewy.

    CBDistillery is one of the more established CBD companies out there, and they offer a bit of everything. Their gummies are pretty darn tasty, as well as potent. And if you’re using them to help support sleep, they offer a gummy that includes melatonin for some added sleepiness.

    CBDistillery is also one of the first CBD companies to obtain U.S. Hemp Authority certification, attesting to their commitment to a high level of transparency.

    • Great Value
    • Established Company
    • Good flavor
    • Some customer service complaints
    • Strict return policy
    Regular Price: $70.00
  7. Sunday Scaries

    CBD Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 96%
    User Experience- 93%
    Customer Service- 97%
    Reputation- 84%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 74%

    Ingredients: Pure cane sugar, gelatin, citric acid, natural coloring, flavoring, coconut oil, and full spectrum nano-CBD

    Testing notes: Soft, chewy little gumdrops. Nice fruity flavor.

    Formulated to help battle that edgy, nervous feeling you get as you anticipate the beginning of another work-week, Sunday Scaries’ gummies are their signature product. The company uses domestic, organically-grown hemp for their CBD extract which is infused into each gummy.

    On the downside, Sunday Scaries only offer one, pretty mild concentration and no flavor options. However, if you’re willing to pay a bit more, the company does offer a vegan CBD gummy.

    • Free shipping
    • Generous return policy
    • Nano-CBD formulation may increase absorption
    • Pricier than most
    • Low potency
    • No third-party testing of finished products
    Regular Price: $39.00
  8. PlusCBD Oil

    CBD Oil Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 77%
    User Experience- 100%
    Customer Service- 84%
    Reputation- 100%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 95%

    Ingredients: Organic tapioca syrup, organic cane sugar, purified water, organic seaweed extract, citric acid, trisodium citrate, natural colors and flavors

    Testing notes: Texture is a bit gritty while chewing. Flavor is fruity but also slightly dusty.

    Plus CBD’s gummies are vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO, and they’re infused with CBD to ensure accurate dosing. You can choose from two flavors (we tested the Citrus Punch), but there are no higher potency options.

    Infused with 5mg of CBD, Plus CBD’s gummies are the lowest potency gummy on our ranking. But if you really like to eat gummies, this could be to your advantage since you’ll probably want to eat more than one.

    • Extensive third-party lab testing
    • U.S. Hemp Authority certified
    • Vegan formulation
    • Expensive
    • Strict return policy
    • Lacking transparency around growing practices
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  9. Lord Jones

    Old Fashioned CBD Gumdrops
    Product Quality and Value- 91%
    User Experience- 83%
    Customer Service- 87%
    Reputation- 89%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 87%

    Ingredients: Sugar, glucose, water, gelatin, citric acid, natural fruit colors and flavors, broad-spectrum hemp oil

    Testing notes: Soft gumdrop covered in crystalline sugar. Pleasant citrus and berry flavors, which obscure any hempy bitterness.

    If you’re looking for a box of CBD confectionary that you can display on your coffee table, Lord Jones definitely fits the bill. These gumdrops are beautifully packaged, and with a soft texture and great flavor. You may not want to share them.

    The big downside to Lord Jones’ gummies is the price. They do not come cheap. However, if you’re either a teacher or a member of the U.S. Military, you can qualify for a 20% discount on any purchase.

    • Great flavor
    • Free shipping
    • No returns accepted on gummies
    • Very pricey
    • Infrequent third-party lab testing
    Regular Price: $ 45.00
  10. Infinite CBD

    Asteroid Gummies
    Product Quality and Value- 100%
    User Experience- 70%
    Customer Service- 87%
    Reputation- 89%
    Transparency and Accuracy- 82%

    Ingredients: CBD isolate, water, light corn syrup, natural flavor, natural color

    Testing notes: Chewy, slightly sticky, star-shaped gummies. Pleasant, fruity flavor.

    If you’re looking for a THC-free option that won’t break your bank, Infinite CBD might be the company you’re looking for. With 25mg of organic, domestically-sourced CBD isolate per gummy, their star-shaped Asteroid gummies are big, great-tasting, and have garnered good reviews on the company’s website.

    The company has recently updated the packaging for its gummies in response to customer feedback, showing responsive customer service. And these gummies are both gluten-free and vegan.

    • Great value
    • Gluten free
    • Vegan
    • No third-party testing of finished products
    • Less established company
    • Strict return policy
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Sonja Soderlund

Sonja Soderlund is an Oregon-based freelance writer and CBD researcher. She has a background in education and a longstanding addiction to 19th-century literature and very strong tea.