Tasmanian hemp growers being courted for new finola variety

Johanna Baker-Dowdell
By Johanna Baker-Dowdell
June 20 2018 - 7:03am
NEW VARIETY ON THE BLOCK: Australian Primary Hemp co-founder and director James Hood with finola hemp seedlings. The company needs Tasmanian growers to boost its hemp supply. Picture: Supplied

They wanted to find an alternative protein source for the Australian market, so after deciding the nation did not have an appetite for crickets yet, the producers behind Australian Primary Hemp chose to introduce a new hemp variety instead.


Johanna Baker-Dowdell

Johanna Baker-Dowdell

Senior journalist

Johanna has more than 22 years experience as a journalist for newspapers, magazines and online publications.

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