MTL Jungl' Cake

Ranked top 30 in flower SKUs in October 2023, MTL’s Jungle Cake offers good quality, but similar flavours can be found for less.

MTL Jungl' Cake

Hey pancakenap here. Thanks for joining me for today's review of MTL's Jungl' Cake.

Jungle Cake got on my radar during the Area 51 review, it's involved in the lineage of that Pure SunFarms offering.

Jungle Cake Lineage

Seedfinder attributes this one to Seed Junky and they say it's a cross of White Fire #43 and Wedding Cake.

Visuals

My eighth consists of one large bud accompanied by a scatter of smaller buds, most of which exhibit good development. The coloration remains in the green tones, and there aren’t many stigmas visible over the coat of trichomes. The development and trim are satisfactory.

Feel

The feel is satisfactory, but applying slight pressure can break down these buds easily. They grind to a finer consistency.

Scent

The aroma emanating from the jar is rich and sweet, reminiscent of maple syrup. Grinding the buds releases some varnished gases, revealing a blend of sweet petrol and warm gingerbread notes. While not overwhelmingly pungent, the scent is above average in intensity.

Taste

The flavour profile presents a robust and sweet frontage, akin to smoky maple syrup. Its character is deeply sweet, layered with hints of vanilla cake and subtle almond undertones. The longevity in the vaporizer is impressive, maintaining a fairly consistent profile that slowly dries down, retaining its sweetness throughout the experience.

Summary

For the price, I think you can be pretty pleased with the quality seen here. However, the flavour profile offered by this flower is very similar to other cake-type offerings in the market.

Product Stats

The date of this review was October 11, 2023, which was 7 days after the purchase.

Package Date

I purchased this product on October 4, 2023, and the packaging date was July 17, 2023. This means it spent approximately 79 days in the package, which is about 19% less than the average we observe in the recreational market, typically around 98.07 days.

Content

The cannabinoid content is indicated as 35.5% THC and 0.0% CBD. This is 70.3% higher than the average we've observed during the course of these reviews, which typically hovers around 20.9% THC combined with CBD.

Terpene content is shown as 4.84% which is 65.5% higher than the average we usually see on the package (2.92% of any terpene).

Price

According to the CannStandard data, the average price for a 3.5g package of cannabis is $32.59 or $9.31 per gram.

I paid $29.29 or $8.37 per gram for this MTL product. I typically pay 9.29 per gram which puts this MTL product about 10% lower than the average I usually pay.

MTL Review History

This is the 2nd MTL product I've reviewed. Out of those 2 reviews, both were for 3.5-gram packages of flower. Across those reviews, I've paid an average of $8.77 per gram, which is 5.5% lower than the average price we typically pay for a 3.5-gram package, which is $9.28 per gram.

Canna Cabana Purchase History

I've made 24 purchases at Canna Cabana, totalling $809.99. Among these purchases, 3.5-gram packages of flower averaged $9.54 per gram, which is 2.8% higher than our average spending on 3.5-gram packages, set at $9.28 per gram.

On average, the flower products I've purchased from Canna Cabana have spent approximately 85.4 days in the package before purchase. This is about 13% lower than the average packaging time we currently observe, which is around 98 days.

Market Information

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Market Information

Next we bring in several market measures for this item using data from CannStandard. This data was obtained from public listings for legal cannabis products in Canada. I've provided the data as they were in the last complete month they were available (October 2023).

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Days Active

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Provinces Listed

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Market Average Price

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Store Count

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Monthly Sales

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Monthly Sell-Through Per Store

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Monthly Sales Per Store

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Share of Total Sales

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Cumulative Sales

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October Top Selling Products

This product ranked 30th on CannStandard's flower top 30 sellers list for October 2023. The product did not place in the top 30 for November.

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October Top Selling Brands

MTL was 5th out of 20 with respect to our estimate of flower brand market share in October (and November) 2023.

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