Meet Holland’s Next Top Hemp Mattress Models

When Dutch pet and garden centre Welkoop decided to run a model competition, they never anticipated the amount of responses that would flood in via Facebook. Welkoop had recently added a popular product to their range: comfortable mattresses made from soft hemp fibres by Sensi Seeds’ sister company HempFlax.

The packaging for Welkoop’s hemp mattresses deserved a dash of glamour. The winning models would appear on it, and have their faces seen in Welkoop’s 150 shops. It’s not surprising that there were over thirteen thousand entries. What is surprising is that none of the photos were submitted by the contestants themselves – until you discover that none of them are human! The gorgeous winners are Patty the guinea-pig and Tosti the rabbit.

Her name was Patty, she was a show-pig…

In fact, the hemp mattresses are specially made for small animals and birds. HempFlax have been producing their own brand mattresses for some time, which are very popular in Switzerland (where they are known as ‘copacabana’). The ones…

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About Sensi Seeds

Welcome to the About Sensi Seeds section of the website. Here you can discover the stories behind many different facets of this legendary seed company, from its beginnings as one man’s passion and a small collection of very special seeds to the impact that the Sensi gene bank has had on medicinal marijuana and the culture of cannabis in the Netherlands and beyond. Sensi Seeds has expanded over the last few decades to include sister companies devoted to industrial hemp, to educating the public on the true effects and potential of cannabis, and even to pure relaxation in beautiful surroundings. All branches of the company are founded on the same ethic: it’s not just about Sensi Seeds, it’s about the plant.