HempFlax: European Leaders in Hemp Solutions – Sensi Seeds

HempFlax was founded by Ben Dronkers in 1993, ushering in a new era of European hemp cultivation. From humble beginnings in the Netherlands, HempFlax now has farms in Germany and Romania, too. The company plays a major role in European hemp industry, and is the sole cultivator of hemp for Sensi Seeds’ CBD and hemp products.

Hemp cultivation was once commonplace practise in throughout the world. Nobody knows exactly when hemp made its way to Europe, but hemp cultivation has occurred for at least 700 years in France and Spain. However, along with the rest of the world, the need for hemp lessened after the arrival of steam ships — hemp was replaced by coal. In 1993, the UK legalized hemp cultivation and The Netherlands followed suit in 1994. During that time, the Netherland’s very own hemp manufacturing facility, HempFlax, was founded.

HempFlax places the Netherlands as Europe’s foremost leader in hemp cultivation and fibre production. As its name suggests, hemp isn’t the only plant of interest; flax is too. The two plants are grown primarily for fibre and seed production, and are processed into Europe’s many legal hemp-derived products.

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