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1709, 2020

Hemp fabrics and the clothing industry

2020-09-17T11:50:39-04:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: CBD Market, CBD Products|Tags: , , , , |

Natural fibers like cotton require highly intensive processing. Other petroleum-based fibers like acrylic, polyester, nylon, and spandex aren't the greenest on the market. For these reasons, hemp is regarded as a great sustainable alternative to produce new fibers and fabrics. Hemp fibers are among the most versatile and have evolved from the crude fibers they were decades ago. Today, manufacturers can shape hemp into a wide variety of fabric types. Hemp fabric advantages Hemp [...]

1609, 2020

Biodiesel: can hemp become the future of biofuels?

2020-09-16T11:28:06-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: CBD Market|Tags: , , , , , |

Changing the current world’s overreliance on fossil fuels, like diesel, has been a pursued project for a long time. If it wasn’t for diesel, the world economy would stop at a halt, since many industries, like transportation, depend on it. Alternatives have been thrown around, from simple water to electricity. Biodiesel—a similar type of fuel made out of organic material—has also become a promising candidate. However, biofuels need to face significant hurdles before becoming [...]

1409, 2020

What is biochar, and how could it benefit hemp farmers?

2020-09-14T12:23:17-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , |

Biochar is becoming all the rage within sophisticated farming techniques. The ashy substance brings tremendous benefits to all types of crops. Its properties are almost miraculous for recovering over-farmed soils. This growing interest in biochar coincides with the hemp market’s surge. Both industries share a similar story: regarded once as very promising, biochar and hemp were forgotten and then rediscovered many years later. Now, they could aid each other in a significant way. What [...]

1409, 2020

Hemp is the past and future of the automobile industry

2020-09-14T10:05:22-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

The legal trouble that hemp has overcome in recent years doesn't reflect how the plant was viewed at the beginning of the 20th century. Hemp was regarded as a promising material, and to prove it, Henry Ford created the first car made out of hemp. Henry Ford's hemp car Looking for ways to incorporate agriculture in his processes, and questioning the sustainability of material like metal, Ford embarked on this particular project. It took [...]

1009, 2020

Why is hemp plastic getting so much attention?

2020-09-10T15:38:22-04:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

Hemp plastic, produced from the plant's stem, has been deemed the future of plastics. Its properties have caught several companies' eyes—especially from the packaging industry—eager to find a better solution than petroleum-based plastics, which are among the many causes behind climate change. Zion Market Research's report on the topic places the global cannabis packaging industry at $20 billion by 2025. Packaging companies like Sonoco Products Co, Constantia Flexibles, O.Berk, Klöckner Pentaplast, and MG America [...]

1009, 2020

Are hemp fibers better than graphene?

2020-09-10T11:08:40-04:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business, CBD Products|Tags: , , |

Although industrial hemp properties are only being discovered recently, this strain never fails to amaze. From food to paper, or modern technologies like hempcrete, the multiple uses and applications of this cannabis plant are amazing. Now, it could replace graphene. What's graphene? Regular graphene consists of a two-dimensional, hexagonal-shaped layer that encompasses tightly bonded carbon atoms and forms one of the strongest, lightest, and most conducive substances globally. It is held as one of [...]

809, 2020

How to start your CBD oil company

2020-09-09T16:28:06-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

CBD is booming right now, and the numbers are here to prove it. Since 2016 the legal hemp market sales have grown from 688 million dollars to 1.8 billion dollars by 2020. Industry analyst BDS Analytics expects that the U.S. CBD market will reach 20 billion dollars in sales by 2024. These figures entice many new entrepreneurs looking to enter the CBD oil and hemp game. Nonetheless, a CBD business is still a business. [...]

809, 2020

7 hemp derivatives you have never heard of

2020-09-10T12:52:01-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: CBD Market|Tags: , , , , , |

Many connoisseurs of the cannabis industry are well aware of the benefits provided by products made out of hemp. CBD oil is one of the hottest items on the market right now, and farmers are profiting from growing the plant to produce seeds and textiles. Yet, hemp’s potential to become a giant commercial product is not wholly reflected in its most mainstream derivatives. When you take a closer look at the industry, it becomes [...]

109, 2020

Nike introduces their new hemp sneakers

2020-09-01T15:41:09-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: CBD Lifestyle, CBD Products|Tags: , , , , |

Picture was taken from @sizeofficial Of the many products hemp can be used for, fashion apparel is not one that comes first to consumers’ minds. Yet, farmers have been harvesting hemp for textiles long ago. In fact, it is one of the most profitable products the hemp industry relies on. And as the industry continued to grow, it was just a matter of time for a big fashion company to experiment with the plant-based [...]

109, 2020

What is the legal limit for THC on CBD products in the USA?

2020-09-01T11:00:54-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

Inexperienced farmers may think the answer to this question is a simple number but there’s much to it than one might think. Since the 2014 Farm Bill’s pilot, many changes have been introduced on how tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is measured in hemp plantations. If you’ve been digging around, you might have found that the legal THC limit imposed by the United States Department of Agriculture on licensed hemp crops is less than 0.3%. More than [...]

1709, 2020

Hemp fabrics and the clothing industry

2020-09-17T11:50:39-04:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: CBD Market, CBD Products|Tags: , , , , |

Natural fibers like cotton require highly intensive processing. Other petroleum-based fibers like acrylic, polyester, nylon, and spandex aren't the greenest on the market. For these reasons, hemp is regarded as a great sustainable alternative to produce new fibers and fabrics. Hemp fibers are among the most versatile and have evolved from the crude fibers they were decades ago. Today, manufacturers can shape hemp into a wide variety of fabric types. Hemp fabric advantages Hemp [...]

1609, 2020

Biodiesel: can hemp become the future of biofuels?

2020-09-16T11:28:06-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: CBD Market|Tags: , , , , , |

Changing the current world’s overreliance on fossil fuels, like diesel, has been a pursued project for a long time. If it wasn’t for diesel, the world economy would stop at a halt, since many industries, like transportation, depend on it. Alternatives have been thrown around, from simple water to electricity. Biodiesel—a similar type of fuel made out of organic material—has also become a promising candidate. However, biofuels need to face significant hurdles before becoming [...]

1409, 2020

What is biochar, and how could it benefit hemp farmers?

2020-09-14T12:23:17-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , |

Biochar is becoming all the rage within sophisticated farming techniques. The ashy substance brings tremendous benefits to all types of crops. Its properties are almost miraculous for recovering over-farmed soils. This growing interest in biochar coincides with the hemp market’s surge. Both industries share a similar story: regarded once as very promising, biochar and hemp were forgotten and then rediscovered many years later. Now, they could aid each other in a significant way. What [...]

1409, 2020

Hemp is the past and future of the automobile industry

2020-09-14T10:05:22-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

The legal trouble that hemp has overcome in recent years doesn't reflect how the plant was viewed at the beginning of the 20th century. Hemp was regarded as a promising material, and to prove it, Henry Ford created the first car made out of hemp. Henry Ford's hemp car Looking for ways to incorporate agriculture in his processes, and questioning the sustainability of material like metal, Ford embarked on this particular project. It took [...]

1009, 2020

Why is hemp plastic getting so much attention?

2020-09-10T15:38:22-04:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

Hemp plastic, produced from the plant's stem, has been deemed the future of plastics. Its properties have caught several companies' eyes—especially from the packaging industry—eager to find a better solution than petroleum-based plastics, which are among the many causes behind climate change. Zion Market Research's report on the topic places the global cannabis packaging industry at $20 billion by 2025. Packaging companies like Sonoco Products Co, Constantia Flexibles, O.Berk, Klöckner Pentaplast, and MG America [...]

1009, 2020

Are hemp fibers better than graphene?

2020-09-10T11:08:40-04:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business, CBD Products|Tags: , , |

Although industrial hemp properties are only being discovered recently, this strain never fails to amaze. From food to paper, or modern technologies like hempcrete, the multiple uses and applications of this cannabis plant are amazing. Now, it could replace graphene. What's graphene? Regular graphene consists of a two-dimensional, hexagonal-shaped layer that encompasses tightly bonded carbon atoms and forms one of the strongest, lightest, and most conducive substances globally. It is held as one of [...]

809, 2020

How to start your CBD oil company

2020-09-09T16:28:06-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

CBD is booming right now, and the numbers are here to prove it. Since 2016 the legal hemp market sales have grown from 688 million dollars to 1.8 billion dollars by 2020. Industry analyst BDS Analytics expects that the U.S. CBD market will reach 20 billion dollars in sales by 2024. These figures entice many new entrepreneurs looking to enter the CBD oil and hemp game. Nonetheless, a CBD business is still a business. [...]

809, 2020

7 hemp derivatives you have never heard of

2020-09-10T12:52:01-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: CBD Market|Tags: , , , , , |

Many connoisseurs of the cannabis industry are well aware of the benefits provided by products made out of hemp. CBD oil is one of the hottest items on the market right now, and farmers are profiting from growing the plant to produce seeds and textiles. Yet, hemp’s potential to become a giant commercial product is not wholly reflected in its most mainstream derivatives. When you take a closer look at the industry, it becomes [...]

109, 2020

Nike introduces their new hemp sneakers

2020-09-01T15:41:09-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: CBD Lifestyle, CBD Products|Tags: , , , , |

Picture was taken from @sizeofficial Of the many products hemp can be used for, fashion apparel is not one that comes first to consumers’ minds. Yet, farmers have been harvesting hemp for textiles long ago. In fact, it is one of the most profitable products the hemp industry relies on. And as the industry continued to grow, it was just a matter of time for a big fashion company to experiment with the plant-based [...]

109, 2020

What is the legal limit for THC on CBD products in the USA?

2020-09-01T11:00:54-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: CBD Business|Tags: , , , |

Inexperienced farmers may think the answer to this question is a simple number but there’s much to it than one might think. Since the 2014 Farm Bill’s pilot, many changes have been introduced on how tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is measured in hemp plantations. If you’ve been digging around, you might have found that the legal THC limit imposed by the United States Department of Agriculture on licensed hemp crops is less than 0.3%. More than [...]