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Market leaders are leading the market through diligence, innovation and new ways of thinking. You would expect anything less from the hemp biz?

Todd Runestad

November 25, 2020

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ToddCast, Vol. XXVI: The last 10 months have changed our lives dramatically. Supply chains are being rewritten and remapped due to the pandemic. This is another opportunity to bring manufacturing to the agriculture center of production in this country because supply chains will require domestic supply because nobody wants supply disruption. How do we make sure we take care of the climate and take care of the sustainable story for the next 20 years? Senior editor Todd Runestad sits down with Simon Liegel, co-founder of Driftless Extracts, and Josh Hendrix, an established leader in the hemp industry sitting on major boards and managing BestBall CBD and Hendrix Holdings. They discuss:

  • How brands can qualify a supplier—what to look for, what questions to ask.

  • What kept the green rush from coming to fruition for many hemp farmers—and the opportunities that remain.

  • How Wisconsin is looking past cannabinoids and driving hemp usage toward the grain and fiber angle—packaging, textiles, paper and other industrial applications.

  • Traceabiliity. Sustainability. Verification. And other significant considerations.

Tune in to the Hemp Collective Virtual Summit II, Wednesday Dec. 9 from 8:00am-12:30pm Pacific, 11:00am-3:30pm Eastern. Click here to register for this free event that will keep you up to date on all things hemp here at the tail end of tumultuous 2020.

About the Author(s)

Todd Runestad

Content Director, NaturalProductsInsider.com, Sr. Supplements Editor, Natural Products Insider

I've been writing on nutrition science news since 1997. I'm The content director for NaturalProductsInsidercom and digital magazines. Other incarnations: supplements editor for newhope.com, Delicious Living and Natural Foods Merchandiser. Former editor-in-chief of Functional Ingredients magazine and still cover raw material innovations and ingredient science.

Connect with me here https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddrunestad/

My daily vitamin regime includes a morning smoothie with a range of powders including protein, collagen and spirulina; a quality multi, B complex, C with bioflavonoids, >2,000IU vitamin D, E, magnesium, high-selenium yeast, PQQ, choline, alpha-lipoic acid with carnitine, coQ10, fish oil concentrate, probiotics and some adaptogenic herbs. 

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