Commercial production will begin for CRAiLAR Flax Fiber and will be supplied to Hanes Brands, Target, Georgia-Pacific and others.
Canada is receiving an important investment to turn by-products of flax and hemp into high-quality fiber.
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, […]
The factory will start operating with full capacity in 2009. Full capacity means processing about 15,000 tons of hemp fiber, grown on 1.500 hectares of land. In essence, the factory will buy hemp stems from farmers and process them to get the fiber.
Shaun Crew, President & Founder of Hemp Oil Canada, was pleased to report the implementation of a $1 million dollar expansion and relocation for Canada’s largest producer and processor of bulk hemp food products to Sainte Agathe, Manitoba. Today’s announcement follows more than 2 years of planning.
With 80 per cent of the continent’s narcotic-free hemp grown here, and one of the world’s largest hemp fibre plants slated for construction next year, Dauphin is laying claim as Canada’s hemp capital.
Premium Crops Ltd, a specialist UK crop production company, has announced the closure of its hemp and flax processing factory located in North Wales.
Proponents of a hemp-processing factory in Dauphin met with provincial officials Monday to present an updated business plan and secure financial backing. The Parkland BioFibre hemp factory would process locally grown hemp straw into fibre products.
In a province plagued by brain drain, it’s refreshing to receive a little injection of grey matter. Saskatchewan’s brain gain is courtesy of Jason Freeman, a young entrepreneur from Vancouver who recently moved his hemp business to Regina. The Saskatchewan Hemp Association, the provincial Agri-Food Equity Fund and a hempseed supplier called Gen-X Research Inc. influenced Freeman’s decision to relocate.