As budtenders and connoisseurs across the cannabis space know, the beauty of craft cannabis is worth the price. Through small-batch grows & craft methodology, producers are able to create an amazing end-product to build their brand around. Across North America, craft cannabis brands have been able to delight customers by pairing their luxury products with efficient branding to communicate the quality.

Let’s go through the best craft cannabis brand finalists as voted by you, the ADCANN community.

If you haven’t already, be sure to vote for your favorite craft cannabis brand in the 2021 ADCANN Awards.

Broken Coast

Across the world, cannabis connoisseurs all rave over “BC Bud” – on the legal Canadian market, this has become synonymous with Broken Coast. Coming from humble beginnings in 2013, Broken Coast was quickly able to build a name for themselves for being able to deliver on top-shelf products living up to the hype of BC cannabis. With a 44,000 sq.ft facility on the shores of the Salish Sea, Broken Coast has overcome many challenges(such as a fire in their production facility) to grow into a premium brand.

Their products easily stand out in their rich-blue packaging, that while compact, always contains large nugs. Their logo promises “small batch” & “high grade”, and as the ADCANN voters know, they deliver on both.

Broken Coast Logo


Hailing from the legacy market, Carmel has brought in the level of quality those who have been quad hunting have been searching for. With famed grower Drew at the helm & providing high-level care to plants bred with rare genetics, Carmel has been able to quickly grow a portfolio of sought-after & instantly recognizable cannabis cultivars such as their Dim Mac & Animal Face.

With a website that has a hand-drawn feel & iconic orange bags, Carmel has built a brand that budtenders across the country are excited to grab, but not share – it is a limited batch, after all!

Carmel Cannabis

BOLD Growth

BOLD Growth has built its name across the nation by creating a bold portfolio of premium craft cannabis. With the three core values of “quality,” “consistency,” and “integrity,” BOLD Growth utilizes craft methodology to ensure no corners are cut on delivering amazing cuts of quality cannabis cultivars such as B. Banner & Gelato.

Proudly displaying their facility on their website through engaging videos, they show off the beautiful bud & the work that goes into filling their black bags found across Canada.

Bold Growth Logo


While many craft producers focus on the growing of quality flower, BIG has dove into the growing extraction market to deliver premium dabable products across Canada. Utilizing the proprietary “Hasho Method”, they take an artisanal approach to creating some of the best solventless live rosin available. With a deep understanding of their products, their website highlights the effects, flavours, and overall quality of the concentrates they produce.

With offerings such as resin, rosin, and diamonds, BIG provides a premium extract at an affordable price for those who seek out quality in their dabs.

BIG Cannabis Logo

Simply Bare

Simply Bare has built a name for themselves early in the Canadian legal market for the level of quality they bring to the flower category. Known not just for being craft, Simply Care is organic certified – earning their slogan of “nature’s truest cannabis”. Utilizing organic and sustainable practices, Simply Bare utilizes its nutrient-rich soil to grow BC Bud to live up to the hype built behind it.

With a bright yet relaxed orange jar, Simply Bare products stand out on the shelves of dispensaries before standing out in the stash of the distinguished cannabis consumer.

Simply Bare Organic Jar & Flower

MKX Oil Co.

Through their regal branding, it is clear MKX Oil Co. creates a luxury product. This self-proclaimed “Patient-Over-Profit” producer has made waves across the Michigan medical cannabis community for their high-potency cartridges as well as their best-selling line of edibles. Through understanding that clean cannabis can be hard to come by in semi-regulate areas, the founder worked tirelessly to perfect their offerings by their 2017 launch. Using organically grown cannabis flowers, MKX is able to produce solvent-free oils that are free from pesticides and chemicals.

Be it their GG4 or Blue Dream, MKX delivers premium distillate cartridges across their territories to ensure the medical market has the best craft products available.

MKX Oil Co. Logo


Celebrating the “Art of Flower, California’s Canndescent shows many producers what can be achieved through craft grows. Founded in 2015, they quickly became the #1 supplier of pre-rolls across the market of California, as their products stood out due to the quality behind them. While driven by sustainability, Canndescent’s properly cured and hand manicured flower is a quality pick amongst flower and pre-roll consumers.

Arriving in beautiful child-resistant glass jars, the Canndescent brand elevates luxury cannabis with just 100,000 sq.ft of cultivation space

Canndescent Gift Box

BackPack Boyz

L.A’s BackPack Boys are yet another example of excellent brands growing through word-of-mouth. With just an Instagram page for their Venice Blvd dispensary location, cannabis enthusiasts rely on the buzz their products create to get a semblance of the quality contained in their mylar bags.

With unique cultivars such as “Uncle Snoop” & “Crypto Gelato”, their bags feature bright, often cartoony, branding that captures the attention and imagination of all of those seeking to source themselves a bag.

BackPack Boyz Cannabis & Packaging

House of Dank

Across Michigan, House of Dank’s dispensaries has built a loyal following due to their in-house brand of craft flower. Through carrying craft-grown, highly sought-after cultivars such as their Marshmellow OG & Gelato, they have delighted the discerning medical clients that they serve across the state.

Throughout the holiday season, they’ve packaged their own products together to create beautiful gift bags which would light up the eyes of any Michigan stoner.

House of Dank Flower and Logo


Highlighted in mainstream publications such as Time Magazine & GQ, Dosist’s proprietary line of pens that deliver exact doses with an effect-first mentality have spread across North America for those who seek to utilize cannabis for wellness purposes. Utilizing all-nature ingredients with a commitment to no synthetic agents, Dosist is a clear, safe choice for those seeking to take exact doses to target various effects.

Listening to what the market has demanded, Dosist has created a unique line of high-THC pens as well as cartridges utilizing live resin instead of a distillate. With clean, bright branding, Dosist communicates an overarching theme of wellness.

dosist pen and packaging

Which Craft Cannabis Brand do you think stood out in 2021?

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Last Updated on December 28, 2021 by ADCANN

William Zorn

William Zorn

Certified Cannabis Sommelier & Twitch Affiliate; William is currently an expert in digital cannabis marketing.