2014-04-21

Press release: Increasing interest in industrial hemp – fibres, shivs, seed & oil and pharmaceuticals

World’s biggest conference on industrial hemp in Wesseling, Germany, 21-22 May, expects 200 participants from more than 20 countries

Industrial hemp is well known for its strong fibres which are increasingly used in the European automotive industry for the reinforcement of interior plastic parts, as well as for environment-friendly insulation material and cress growing fleeces. Cigarette paper is often made with hemp fibre cellulose. The woody core of the hemp plant, the shivs, is used with lime in house construction, in lightweight particle boards, for animal bedding and garden mulching. Read more at: [www.bio-based.eu/news/increasing-interest-industrial-hemp-fibres-shivs-seed-oil-pharmaceuticals/]