Düsseldorf-based Hempro International is a producer and wholesaler for the whole range of hemp-based raw materials and products. Founder Daniel Kruse looks back on more than two decades of experience in the food sector.
Hemp is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, and has an immeasurable value for people and nature. As a source of raw materials for clothes, cosmetics, building materials, energy and food, it is more versatile than virtually any other plant.
Extremely fast-growing and resistant, it does not require any pesticides and, with its zero-CO2 footprint, hemp can make a positive contribution towards restoring the ecological balance.
Hempro International has built up a global network of competent retailers, wholesalers and distribution partners. It knows the specific requirements of the food sector and the competence of its staff ensure that it is a reliable supplier.
The firm delivers high-grade, organic and conventional raw materials including hulled and dehulled hempseed, and hemp oil, protein powder and flour. Hempro International also offers private labelling.
Product safety is ensured through continuous monitoring by a highly experienced quality management team, and the company only cooperates with accredited laboratories.
Hempro's HANF FARM brand consists of a comprehensive range of healthy finished products made exclusively of ingredients from controlled organic farming. The product range includes hempseeds, cold-pressed oil, and protein powder, as well as chocolate and bars.
Product development and innovation are crucial: for example, a brand-new Hemp Cherry Bar has just been launched. Hemp food products have immense nutritional and physiological value.
Hemp is rich in polyunsaturated fats and, above all, contains the perfect ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 (3:1). This makes foods containing hemp - especially oils - outstanding, vegetarian and vegan-friendly sources of these extremely beneficial fatty acids. Containing all eight essential amino acids, they can make a valuable contribution to daily nutrition. Non-allergenic hemp food products, meanwhile, are highly recommended for allergy sufferers.
Hemp can also can widen and augment product ranges, helping manufacturers stand out from their competitors. It can create curiosity, address new target groups and provide a competitive edge.
Hempro International will be at Food ingredients Europe in Frankfurt in November. Meet some of its competent and dedicated staff in Hall 11.1, stand 11.1F53, and learn more about hemp and its possibilities.