HEALTHY, EDIBLE AND, SUSTAINABLE
A considerable portion of hemp products falls into the food category. You will often find hemp seeds featured in healthy recipes. Hemp seeds are known for being an incredible source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, protein, dietary fiber, and various minerals. Hemp cooking oil is rapidly being adopted by master chefs worldwide.
INCREDIBLY STRONG AND LIGHTWEIGHT
Hemp fibers have been used for centuries to manufacture clothes, bags, shoes, paper, building materials, and for insulation purposes. Incredibly strong and lightweight, hemp fiber is now being used for 21st century applications in the automobile and aerospace industry. Hemp fiber is an extremely sought-after and a valuable raw material for textile, construction and manufacturing industries.
Hemp is a widely used commodity in the Western World with a well proven track record. First used almost 8,000 years ago, hemp paper was used to draft the Declaration of Independence as well as construct the sails that Columbus used to cross the Atlantic towards the Americas. Hemp was further utilized by the United States military during the World Wars from textile, cotton replacement to its fibers for shipping ropes and netting.
CARBON FRIENDLY WOOD
About 70% of a hemp plant is composed of the hurd, the woody inner core. Hemp hurd is one the basic ingredients in Hempcrete. Other applications include bioethanol production, mulching, and animal bedding. Far from being a useless by-product of hemp fiber production, hemp hurd is an important part of this emerging sustainable construction industry.