This section contains information on the benefits of the hemp plant. It can make a huge diversity of end products, many of which need development and New Zealand researchers and business are already making advances in the worldwide market.
For information on what hemp can produce please see the uses section of our website.
Carbohydrates need to replace hydrocarbons as industrial raw materials and these can come from sustainable sources. Annual crops which are good for the land and great in rotation. hemp is such a plant, it has a massive yield of dry matter biomas, seed and fibrous stems