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Naturally Advanced Technologies and Tuscarora Yarns Partner; Plan to Expand Innovative CRAiLAR Flax Fiber Applications

Posted on January 30, 2012

Vancouver, BC & Portland, OR — Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc., which produces and markets one of the first new natural fibers in decades, CRAiLAR®, announced it will partner with Tuscarora Yarns, one of the world’s premier yarn innovators, to explore a host of new blended yarns using CRAiLAR Flax. Under the terms of the non-exclusive, […]

White Road Investments Invests in Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils

Posted on January 5, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils announced that it has secured growth and working capital from leading consumer-focused private equity firm White Road Investments and re-investment from Avrio Ventures. The largest vertically integrated hemp food manufacturer in the world, Manitoba Harvest will use the funds to strengthen all aspects of the supply […]

Chronic Ice Hemp Iced Tea Gaining Acclaim for Health Benefits and Approach

Posted on November 30, 2011

Los Angeles, California — Chronic Ice — the refreshing health tea made from a blend of green and black tea, hemp seed extract, lemon essence, ascorbic acid and organic sugar cane — is fast becoming a favored alternative to traditional beverages on the market. David Hall, CEO RepliCel Life Sciences, recently gave his personal endorsement […]

Hemp Farmers Receive Investment to Heighten Exports

Posted on November 21, 2011

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Canadian hemp producers will benefit from a boost to their marketing brand abroad thanks to the support of the Government of Canada. The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport) and Member of Parliament for Charleswood St. James Assiniboia, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of more […]

Harper Government Investing in New Market Opportunities for Flax and Hemp Farmers

Posted on October 21, 2011

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — The Government of Canada is investing in innovation that will help create new bio-composites derived from flax and hemp fibers. Member of Parliament Rod Bruinooge (Winnipeg South), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of more than $100,000 for the Composites Innovation Centre (CIC) to study flax and […]

Leading Hemp Advocacy Groups Outraged by Governor Brown’s Veto of California Industrial Hemp Farming Act

Posted on October 10, 2011

Veto of SB 676 is Huge Setback for California Farmers, Businesses and the Economy Sacramento, CA — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization and industry trade group, respectively, both working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., are extremely disappointed to report that Governor Jerry […]

Naturally Advanced Technologies and Carhartt Enter Into Development Agreement For CRAiLAR Flax Fiber

Posted on October 3, 2011

Vancouver, BC and Portland, OR — Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. today announced that it has entered into a short term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Carhartt beginning in September 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR Flax fiber in premium grade work wear. “Carhartt aligns perfectly with our current portfolio and we are excited […]

HIA Convention 2011

Posted on September 12, 2011

Will You Miss These Excellent Speakers? San Francisco, CA — We are really excited about the upcoming HIA Convention in San Francisco, which will be held on Sunday and Monday, November 13 and 14. We have been adding a wide range of very interesting speakers to the roster for the convention and look forward to […]

Governor Can Help California Economy, Farmers and the Environment by Signing New Industrial Hemp Farming Bill

Posted on September 9, 2011

SB 676 is Supported by Kings and Kern County Sheriffs, Local Governments, Leading Unions, Businesses and Farming Groups Sacramento, California — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association, the nation’s leading grassroots organizations working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., urge Governor Brown to support SB 676, the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act. […]

Manitoba Harvest Introduces Hemp Hearts

Posted on August 10, 2011

Nutritious shelled hemp seed offer an easy way to incorporate Omegas, protein and fiber into any diet Winnipeg, Manitoba — Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils, a global leader in hemp foods, announced today that its popular shelled hemp seeds product will be rebranded Hemp Hearts™. The product will boast the same high-quality Manitoba Harvest […]