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Hemp Seeds Hulled Organic

€ 2,30 – € 23,00 incl. BTW

These hearty nutty seeds are great on salads or can be incorporated into baked good recipes, such as muffins or cakes.

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Description

Organic hulled hemp seeds are a delicious, nutritious and versatile food. Originating in Central Asia, hemp cultivation became popular in Europe during the Middle Ages. In the 1500s, it was planted in Chile, and a century later, in North America. Considered to be one of the most nutritious plants in the world, hemp can be cultivated to make a wide variety of products. These products include superfoods, fabrics, natural remedies and more.

The edible seeds of the hemp plant can be shelled or unshelled. Shelled hemp seeds, often referred to as hemp hearts, are a health food that can be consumed raw. They contain all of the essential amino acids and are an ideal source of protein for vegans and raw foodies. They also have a rich nutritional profile and provide a range of great health benefits. Hemp seeds abound not only in protein, but in fibre and fatty acids. They contain omega-3s and omega-6s and have antioxidant properties.

How to Use
Hemp seeds can be eaten raw, ground to make hemp meal or sprouted. Similar to chia seeds, they can be added to smoothies, cereals, salads and yogurt. They can also be incorporated into baked good recipes, such as muffins or cakes. Hemp seeds are often used in raw recipes, or cooked at low temperatures. Cooking at low temperature will preserve its rich omega oils. Hemp seeds are a great addition to cereals, porridges and superfood ‘wake-up’ bowls. Alternatively, hemp seeds can be used to create creamy salad dressings or blended into hemp seed milk.

Production Process
Hemp seeds are harvested with a combine tractor, dried and cleaned to remove stocks, leaves and immature seeds. They are then passed through a hulling machine which removes a layer of shell skin protecting the seed. At the end of the process, only the insides of the seeds remain. They are cleaned and kept cool in grain bins until they are shipped.

Storage
Store in a cool, dry place, and keep out of direct sunlight.

Shelf Life
Ask in-store. See the bag.

Ingredients
Organic hulled hemp seeds

Allergens
No known allergens present

Country of Origin
Origin China. Processed in the EU.

Nutritional Information

    • Energy 2562 Kj
    • Calories 610 Kcal
    • Fat 52 g
      • Of which Saturated 4 g
    • Carbohydrates 1 g
      • Of which Sugars 1 g
    • Fibre 2 g
    • Protein 32 g

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Our organic hulled hemp seeds are a delicious and nutritious food that has often appreciated for its astonishing versatility.

Planting Seed

25 kg bags of C1 FINOLA planting seed, ready to go! We can safely load 30 bags (750 kg) on one EUR pallet.

Our seed is NOT genetically modified!

Our seed is NOT treated with any chemicals!

Our seed IS suitable for certified organic cultivation!

Our strategic farming partner in Finland, Trans Farm Oy, will take care of seed distribution in 2021.

To order your certified FINOLA planting seed, please click on this link:

https://www.transfarm.fi/finolawebstore

Click HERE for a five page PDF on practical farming tips for the FINOLA variety of oilseed hemp.

Click HERE for a quick, one page farmer’s check list.

Click HERE to download a 12 page PDF (31 MB) on FINOLA’s morphology and development, with pictures.

Most FINOLA growers have good results, some not. Click HERE for a one page list of the 10 most common reasons for failing with this oilseed crop. Please have a look at this document and avoid these common mistakes!

For more information on industrial production of hempseed grain, check out the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance Hemp Production eGuide: http://www.hemptrade.ca/eguide

Seed ripening, about 60 days after sowing in Finland. Maturation is significantly quicker at lower latitudes.

Description of the FINOLA oilseed hemp variety:

FINOLA is the shortest and fastest auto-flowering variety of hemp (i.e., non-drug Cannabis). This auto-flowering characteristic means that it will begin to produce flowers under constant lighting conditions, soon after the seed has emerged from the soil. It is dioecious, with distinct male and female plants. The crop typically begins to flower at 25-30 days after sowing, with males flowers being the easiest to see. Mature females do not branch significantly during their subsequent development, even when standing alone. It is a good source of CBD (cannabidiol), and results vary according to the growing conditions and time of harvest. For more information on FINOLA’s CBD potential, please go to this page.

Click HERE to download a 2.5 MB pdf that shows the development of FINOLA in pictures, with typical morphologic features of male and female plants, according to days after sowing. These pictures were taken in Finland (latitude 60 N), where most other varieties of hemp do not even release pollen, much less set seed. FINOLA will develop much faster at lower latitudes (40-50 N). We do not yet have good results for this variety within the tropical and sub-tropical latitudes of 30N and 30S. Yes, it will grow there, but it is very short and not so productive, and we do not encourage that.

FINOLA produces abundant hempseed grain at high latitudes (40-60 N). Our record yield for this variety is 3200 kg/hectare of clean, dried grain on a 100 hectare plot near latitude 50, under irrigation with conventional farming methods in Alberta, Canada. In Finland, near latitude 60, our best yield so far is 1600 kg/hectare. Near latitude 40, or best yield is 1800 kg/ha. This variety is typically very short and unproductive at latitudes below 30. FINOLA is typically planted in mid to late May and harvested about 100-120 days after sowing. Near latitude 40, a mature grain crop may be ready for harvest at 70 days after sowing.

Other Information for growing hemp in the EU:

See Annex I of the EUROPEAN COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 809/2014, which describes the EU methodologies that are supposed to be followed when sampling industrial hemp fields and analyzing for THC (288 kB pdf). Be sure to understand that FINOLA hemp fields should be sampled for THC between 40-60 days after sowing! Sampling should be even earlier if the crop is under stress from drought or other reasons, such as weed competition.

Click HERE for practical information on EC 809/2014, and how this has been applied and mostly misapplied to the evaluation of THC in FINOLA (672 KB). This article carefully describes the inherent problems in EC regulations that concern THC in hemp, and helps us understand why these regulations unfairly favor monoecious varieties of fiber hemp over dioecious oilseed varieties, and also how these regulations favor hemp varieties from Central Europe over varieties from Northern and Eastern Europe.

In storage, FINOLA seed must protected from birds and rodents. These animals do not need to be educated about the nutritional value of FINOLA hempseed! For longer term storage, keep FINOLA in a dry, cool (+5 to +10 C) and dark storage place.

The Finola name and the seed-drop logo are trademarked.

The FINOLA variety of oilseed hemp is protected by OECD Plant Breeder Rights

Planting Seed 25 kg bags of C1 FINOLA planting seed, ready to go! We can safely load 30 bags (750 kg) on one EUR pallet. Our seed is NOT genetically modified! Our seed is NOT treated