Processing

HempTALKS: The promise of CBG – farming, processing & markets

https://vimeo.com/442146703 CBG: The 'mother' cannabinoid With the market barely under way, leading international experts from Europe and the USA talk…

July 29, 2020

Canadian firm raises $3.3 million to develop hemp cleaning wipes

Bast Fibre Technologies Inc. (BFTi) of Canada said it has sold $3.3 million (CA$4.5 million) worth of equity to Natural…

June 25, 2020

Meeting the extraction needs of entrepreneurs, with small CBD batches

PODCAST (15 min.): Radek Stanek, CEO at Trumf International in the Czech Republic, talks about the extraction needs of small, entrepreneurial…

June 11, 2020

View from Bogotá: ‘The hemp opportunity goes way beyond CBD’

INTERVIEW: Manuel Baselga is a public affairs executive and social entrepreneur with 15+ years’ operational experience in over 25 emerging…

May 27, 2020

Hemp programs approved for U.S. states of Georgia, Iowa

Two traditional agriculture states in the USA have had their hemp programs approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).…

April 1, 2020

U.S. state will manage hemp program via blockchain platform

A company in the U.S. state of Vermont has opened a blockchain-based platform for hemp buyers and sellers, aiming to…

February 25, 2020

Jersey Hemp gets £2 million boost from private investor group

Private investors including Bernard Fairman of the UK’s Foresight Group venture capital firm, have invested £2 million ($2.68 million) in…

December 13, 2019

Micro decorticator goes into production, and is now on sale

The HurdMaster Micro Decorticator, a small-scale fiber processing unit designed by Industrial Hemp Latvia (IHL) founder and entrepreneur Kristaps Eglitas,…

November 11, 2019

U.S. firm has target to process 2 million pounds of biomass

Colorado-based Paragon Processing said it will take on 250 workers as it opens an industrial-scale hemp processing facility near Colorado…

September 19, 2019

Hemp harvest in USA could hit 138,000 acres, trade group predicts

An estimated 115,000-138,000 acres (46,000-56,000 ha) of hemp will be harvested in the USA this year, after farmers were licensed…

September 6, 2019