Processing

U.S. company’s plans would shift hemp balance in Virginia

A Virginia, USA hemp company hopes to rally farmers to grow 1,400 acres of industrial hemp this year to feed…

January 14, 2021

For optimum stalk processing, let AI run the system

By Robert Ziner, CIHC, Canada As hemp stalk processing gains in popularity, it faces a fundamental economic challenge at a fundamental…

December 16, 2020

New Zealand textile maker nears startup of hemp production line

Two New Zealand companies say their joint venture is finalizing installation of a new hemp processing line through which they…

December 15, 2020

Cryogenic freezing of cannabinoids under study in USA

A research project in the USA is looking at the benefits of cryogenic freezing on cannabinoids found in industrial hemp,…

December 10, 2020

Pennsylvania opens license applications

Pennsylvania farmers can now submit applications for state hemp licenses by mail, with an online application process for growers and…

December 6, 2020

Italian co-op says it can grow, build big with hemp locally

When eco-minded hemp building visionaries dream, they see local crops of hemp straw processed into hurd at a local factory,…

December 2, 2020

Oregon extractor expands capacity

Oregon, USA-based extract maker Klersun said it is expanding its processing facility to 15,000 sq. ft. to raise processing capability…

November 14, 2020

$6.1m investment in Indiana processor

Viobin, a unit of Denver-based PHM Brands that processes nutritional extractions, said it will invest $6.1 million in hemp processing…

November 12, 2020

U.S. partners set program aimed at solidifying hemp value chain

Two Colorado, USA partners are launching a Farm Partner Program, aiming to help growers who cultivate their in-house genetics for…

October 14, 2020

Montana-based U.S. processor plans decortication facility

An independent hemp operator in the U.S. state of Montana says it will build a multi-million dollar decortication factory to…

August 31, 2020