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Welcome Ben Carnevale, VP Sales & Marketing


Blue Sky Hemp Ventures is pleased to announce the new hire of Ben Carnevale, BSc. as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ben brings over 17 years of experience as both a food scientist & sales director within the food ingredients industry. His rare combination of technical expertise combined with deep relationships within the food & fine ingredients sector enables Ben to add real value to Blue Sky’s growing customer list.

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"See" you at Shift20


Blue Sky Hemp Ventures is delighted to be virtually attending SHIFT20, July 13-15, 2020, and we look forward to the opportunity to network with the most forward-thinking food scientists and product innovators and to learn from thought leaders in our industry.

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Safe Food. Safe Employees. Safe Supply Chains.


COVID-19 has been affecting our customers, our employees, our supply chains, and the wider business environment here in Canada and around the globe. We are taking all possible precautions to keep our employees safe and to curtail the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to serve our valued customers. Here's our new normal.

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Blue Skies Ahead for Blue Sky


For years, Andrew Potter has felt there were blue skies ahead for industrial hemp. 

Potter is the president and CEO of Blue Sky Hemp Ventures Ltd., incorporated in Alberta in 2017 to pursue commercial opportunities for industrial hemp: a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the many industrial uses of its derived products.

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Hemp: The Ultimate Superfood


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. 

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The Second Coming of the New Billion Dollar Crop


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!