Australian hemp food producer expecting 400 per cent growth in next 12 months – Cannabis News
An Australian producer of hemp foods is predicting a 400 per cent growth in the next year, even though it is still illegal to sell hemp products for human consumption here.
Hemp Foods Australia's chief executive officer Paul Benhaim said the demand was being driven by overseas consumers interested in the health benefits of the seeds, oil and protein.
They're natural, they're organic, they're high in essential fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, that is common usually in fish oils, which are really popular in Japan," he said.
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