NaturalFiber Team in the European Industrial Hemp Association Conference
From 5 to 6 June, the NaturalFiber team will attend the EIHA Conference in Cologne, Germany, organised by the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) and the Nova (Nova-Institut).
At the conference, NaturalFiber will present its products: two types of hemp for textiles, paper industry and construction, granules and shives for heating, suitable for horticulture and animal husbandry. The team invites everyone to meet at the 23rd stand.
‘Since the beginning of the year we are processing fiber hemp grown in Lithuanian fields in our new factory in Kėdainiai. We focus only on the highest quality fiber, we want to introduce the factory operations and products to hemp growers and raw material processors all over Europe – to all the participants of this industry,’ says Donatas Čerkevičius, Chief Sales Officer of NaturalFiber.
The EIHA Conference has been held for 16 years. Professionals from all over the world gather here to share information about achievements, latest inventions and to present their products. Organisers are planning to have 400 participants from 50 countries this year. Main themes of the event:
- CBD as a dietary supplement and medication
- Hemp seeds, oils and proteins for food and feed
- Hemp and shades for construction, composite materials, insulation and textiles
For more about the conference: http://eiha-conference.org/
The conference was organized by the European Industrial Hemp Association which was founded in 2005 and today unites 29 permanent members and over 140 associate members from 35 countries. Nova is a private and independent research institute founded in 1994, offering research and consultations and focusing on the bio- and CO2-based economy in the areas of food and raw materials, technoeconomic assessment, markets, sustainability, and B2B communication.
NaturalFiber is the only modern fiber hemp stub processing plant of its kind in the Baltic States, operating in Kėdainiai. The factory is capable of recycling 30,000 tons of hemp stalks per year, of which 10,000 tons of hemp fiber can be produced. By expanding the factory's capacity, it is expected to grow to 20,000 tons of hemp fiber per year.