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Hemp Foods | Hemp Education |
No longer bound to the shelves of speciality health food shops - hemp is going mainstream. With brands like ‘Nutiva, Bob’s Red Mill, and Manitoba Harvest taking the lead, niche brands and national retailers alike are getting on board the hemp train - and for good reason. The nutritional benefits of hemp speak for themselves, and as consumer demand for plant-based proteins continue to grow at an astounding rate (29% in the past two years), it’s no wonder innovative new hemp-based products are popping up on shelves of supermarkets across the country and around the world.
Hemp Foods | Hemp Education | Hemp In The News |
What if you could add a single, delicious, ingredient to your baked product that would dramatically boost nutritional values, help the environment and satisfy skyrocketing consumer demand? Hemp is that superfood ingredient.
Hemp Education | Hemp Foods | Hemp In The News |
Hemp has been cultivated for millennia with carbon tests dating hemp back to 8,000 BC. In North America, hemp is thought to have arrived with European settlers. During the 17th century, farmers in Virginia, Massachusetts and Connecticut were ordered by law to grow hemp. By the 18th century, a person could be sentenced to jail for not growing hemp. Interestingly, for over many years, hemp was also considered legal tender to pay taxes in America - how times have changed!