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Hemp

Food packaging helps attract SFFF investment in hemp 8th February 2022 /

Food packaging helps attract SFFF investment in hemp

A multi-million-dollar investment is to look at how hemp can be made into food packaging and other innovations.


The Brothers Green owner shifts focus to functional foods 19th November 2021 /

The Brothers Green owner shifts focus to functional foods

Tāpapa NZ has stopped producing its flagship Hempy Bar in a pivot to functional foods as consumer awareness accelerates.


Hemp Connect gets “game-changing” $245k MPI backing 18th November 2021 /

Hemp Connect gets “game-changing” $245k MPI backing

The pilot project aims to enable locally grown hemp food products to compete with imported goods.


Greenfern to list on NZX with market cap of $21m 14th October 2021 /

Greenfern to list on NZX with market cap of $21m

The Taranaki-based medicinal cannabis and hemp producer’s shares start trading on the exchange from 11am Thursday 21 October.


Hemp Connect pivots to supply after supermarket resistance 9th September 2021

Hemp Connect pivots to supply after supermarket resistance

The business will mainly become a supplier of the superfood crop after finding it “really tough” getting traction with supermarkets.


NZ hemp meat trailblazer targets $20m export-led expansion 27th May 2021 /

NZ hemp meat trailblazer targets $20m export-led expansion

Sustainable Foods is planning to have Plan*t products in Australia and Asia by the end of the year.


Carbon zero debut for hemp nutrient firm Greenfern 14th May 2021 /

Carbon zero debut for hemp nutrient firm Greenfern

Greenfern Industries has been named New Zealand’s first Toitū carbonzero certified medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp company.


MPI looks at export potential of hemp 4th March 2021 /

MPI looks at export potential of hemp

The Ministry for Primary Industries has identified hemp as having export market opportunities.