Ottawa Invests In Flax And Hemp Processing

Written by Kelvin Heppner

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Finding a market for flax straw can be a challenge for producers, but there’s a new option on the horizon.

The federal government is investing $500 thousand in Advanced Foods and Materials Canada to increase production capabilities of technology that turns flax and hemp straw into high-quality fibre.

 

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