Farmers wanted to grow hemp

Veda Dante
CROP WANTED: Paul Benhaim of Hemp Foods Australia says he can use as much seed as he can get his hands on.
BANGALOW-based Hemp Foods Australia is calling for local farmers to help cater for the growing worldwide demand in hemp products.
The company grows industrial hemp under government licence, but has been unable to keep up with consumer needs.
“We are using as much Australian-grown hemp seed as we can get our hands on,” said managing director Paul Benhaim. “We are actively looking to expand contracts to support more Australian farmers and supply our operational manufacturing plant,” Mr Benhaim said.
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