iHemp Summit & Expo

iHemp Summit & Expo

Richard Barge

Co-owner of Hemptastic NZ and Hemp Seeds Foods

Richard is co-owner of two hemp companies—Hemptastic NZ Ltd. and Hemp Seeds Foods Ltd, which take pride in using 100% hemp that is 100% New Zealand made, while striving to use an ethical and sustainable approach to the use of resources and the environment.

He also serves as Chair of the NZ Hemp Industries Association (NZHIA), a non profit organisation involved with promoting and developing a sustainable iHemp industry for New Zealand. NZHIA supports bio regional developments centered around the sustainable production of seed and natural fiber crops, grown and processed locally.

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