Research and Development – Cottonization of hemp fibre for high end textile uses

A researcher is looking for research partners in New Zealand.  To develop and commercialise an ecologically friendly process for the cottonization of hemp fibres for high end textile uses The overseas based researcher is wanting to collaborate with a New Zealand research facility which has access to suitable equipment. He would be willing to come …

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Employment opportunities in the New Zealand Hemp Industry

The NZHIA has received the following requests seeking employment in the New Zealand hemp industry, if you are interested and can help please contact them directly for more information. 1) 12 February – A member of the NZHIA, from Dunedin is very interested in the local industry and wants to work for a farmer/processor to learn more …

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FSANZ Vote No on Application A1039, Denying hemp seed foods for human consumption, oil is still available in NZ

  A1039 Low THC Foods – The FSANZ forum of Food Ministers voted no to the application on 30 Jan 2015. Despite their own FSANZ official recommendation to accept the variation to the food standard, the Forum of Food and Health Minsters have voted “NO” to A1039.  They could only decide to accept, amend or reject …

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