Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Industrial hemp production in France

France is Europe's biggest producer with 8,000 hectares cultivated.
  • 70-80% of the hemp fibre produced in Europe in 2003 was used for specialty pulp for cigarette papers and technical applications.
  • 15% is used in the automotive sector
  • 5-6% were used for insulation mats
  • 95% of hurds were used as animal bedding
  • 5% were used in the building sector.
  •  In 2010/2011, a total of 11,000 ha = 27,182 acres was cultivated with hemp in the EU, a decline compared with previous year.

Hemp Info for Source information provided by MOhemp Energy

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