You are not logged in.

NNFCC News Review: Feedstock Issue 106, January 2021

Category: feedstocks
Published: 12/01/2021
Author: NNFCC
Each month we review the latest news and select key announcements and commentary from across the Feedstock sector.

Foreword

Hemp has a broad and diverse range of potential applications within the bio-based economy. Hemp fibers, wood and seeds can be used to manufacture quality bio-based plastics, furniture, flooring, insulation material and alike. Hemp seeds also have a variety of proven health and nutritional benefits, from reducing risks of heart disease to helping with menopausal symptoms. Being rich in proteins, hemp seeds also constitute a promising plant-based alternative to meat-based foods.

The growing interest in hemp as a non-food feedstock has sparked new policies and funding campaigns across the world and is creating new economic opportunities in multiple countries. Thailand’s Narotics Control Board...

Other News this Month Includes:

Policy

  • Wood Recycling Association challenge regulations
  • BEIS Biomass Feedstock Innovation Programme SBRI
  • Down scheduling will boost Thai hemp

Markets

  • Zimbabwe on its way to reclaim its status as one of the top producers of tobacco in the world
  • Feedstock Contract Considerations for a biorefinery in Piedmont, USA
  • More...

Research & Development

  • Narrowing uncertainties in the effects of elevated CO2 on crops
  • Menthol Mint (Mentha arvensis L.) Crop Acreage Estimation Using Multi-temporal Satellite Imagery
  • More...

Wood & Crop

  • SAC identifies new crop opportunities for Scotland
  • First Report of Beet Curly Top Virus Infecting Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa) in Arizona
  • Insights for the Valorisation of Biomass from Portuguese Invasive Acacia spp. in a Biorefinery Perspective

Other Feedstocks​

  • Using waste nutrients to cultivate microalgae​

Events

Feedstock Prices

To ensure compliance with EU VAT rules for the supply of digital services we need to ask a few questions first. Read our privacy policy
Are you purchasing as a business?

Please provide contact details
If you do not have an email address, please contact us
Sectors of Interest*



 
Are you/your company based in the UK?

   
If purchasing from an EU member state (except UK) please enter your VAT number


 
Document COST: £ 9.90
VAT @20% £ 1.98
TOTAL COST: £ 11.88

Type the code from the image and then select payment method below
 
 
If you have any problems or questions before proceeding please contact us and we will do our best to assist.   GDPR Information Request