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Source: Northern Crops Institute news release

Fargo, ND - New online course - Utilization of Hemp in the Food Marketplace - is the latest effort by the Northern Crops Institute to support the promotion and market development of crops grown in the four-state region.

Utilization of Hemp in the Food Marketplace is a one-day online symposium, taking place on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. This course focuses on exploring the use of hemp in food products, and is designed to educate individuals and companies in the food space, or industrial use space, on how to utilize hemp in their products. Participants will spend the day learning from the Department of Agriculture, nutritionists, farmers, and other hemp professionals on regulations, specifications and testing, market trends, and processing. The course provides an overview of the benefits of hemp, and how it can be utilized to leverage products to a growing market.

When asked about this course, program manager Nick Sinner said "This course is intended to bring customers and processors together for discussion and education in an effort to build the market for industrial hemp."

Participants can expect to hear lectures on the following topics:
Regulatory and permitting requirements
Hemp specifications and testing
The hemp plant
Advancing hemp in the food market
Processing in our region

This online symposium is designed for food and ingredient companies, financiers, legal professionals, and anyone with interest in learning more about hemp in the food space, and will cost $90.

To register for this course, or learn more information, please click here.

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