Ottawa Puts Up Money To Spin Hemp And Flax Into Fibre
Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says Ottawa is putting money into a Saskatoon company that turns waste flax and hemp straw into high-quality fibre.
Ritz says Advanced Foods and Materials Canada is getting $500,000.
The company also produces micro-nutrients for food and health products.
Ritz says there's potential to turn wheat straw into a value-added product used in pharmaceuticals, the oil and gas sector and in mining.
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