HempFlax, the leading Dutch hemp processing company, has invested 5 million euros in the Romanian hemp industry. Their first factory opens this October in Alba. Recent years have seen an increase in the market for cultivation and processing of hemp, with crops farmed in Romania being sought for export and used in various industries.
This Saturday, the association “Union Francophone pour les Cannabinoïdes en Médecine” (“French-speaking Union for the use of Cannabinoids in Medicine”) also known as UFCM iCare, is holding its yearly symposium. The event will welcome hundreds of healthcare professionals from all over the world, gathered in order to discuss research focused on the use of cannabinoids in medicine.
This article is about people whose actions have contributed to changing perceptions about cannabis and for the most part continue to do so, people who have been recognised with a Cannabis Culture Award for their courage in the fight for the acceptance of hemp and cannabis.
The original Sensi Skunk® was always considered as one of the Sensi greats by beginners and expert growers alike. And right they are! With its resilient nature, good yield, great taste and subtle high it had everything one could ask for.
Grow On: 30 Years of Sensi Seeds is the new temporary exhibition of the Hash Marihuana Cáñamo & Hemp Museum of Barcelona. Founded in 1985 by Ben Dronkers, Sensi Seeds grew to become the largest cannabis genetic seed bank in the world, enabling recreational and medicinal growers alike to get access to the highest quality of cannabis genetics.
From the 2nd to the 4th of October 2015, the impressive Event Pyramid in the Austrian capital of Vienna is reserved for the 8th edition of the international hemp fair Cultiva. More than 100 companies from Austria and around the world will get together, to present their cannabis and hemp products, and of course, we will be there too!
Is there any need to introduce Maple Leaf Indica? This cannabis strain has been adored by generations of cannabis gourmets, especially due to its uncanny resin production. Maple Leaf Indica descends from one of the only surviving strains used to create some of the most delicious, most legendary Afghani hashish. This fast-flowering strain produces uber-sticky buds, and is definitely the indica queen you want for your indoor growing projects!
HempFlax is the company that put the hemp industry back on the map in the Western world. It was officially launched in 1994. That was a memorable year because it was the first time in 50 years that industrial hemp was cultivated in the Netherlands. Read more about this Sensi Seeds daughter company here.
Shiva Shanti II was released in the early ‘90s, in order to provide all-round simplicity for growers and consumers of all kinds. Not only can it thrive outdoors as well as indoors, it is also a sturdy, resistant crop that is so easy to cultivate many who have had the opportunity to do so are surprised by its independent spirit!
The entire Sensi Seeds team is extremely proud to announce that we have been voted as the best seed bank in the IV Expogrow Cup. Covering three days, the events in Irun included sports activities, seminars, conferences as well as the 2nd European Functional Flame off.
In the previous article in this series, you could read about the cannabis strains that have made us what we are today. This article talks about the dedication of one man to build the largest cannabis knowledge base in the world.
Sensi Seeds is attending Expogrow 2015 for the fourth edition of this highly appreciated cannabis fair. The event will take place from the 11th till the 13th of September 2015, and will again take place in the extensive exhibition complex of Ficoba in Irun, Spain, just 200 meters from the French border.
For 30 years, Sensi Seeds has been involved in numerous projects, most of them dedicated to the democratization of cannabis, and all of them falling within the big picture of activism, medical research, and the industrialization of as many aspects of the cannabis plant as possible. But most people know Sensi Seeds for its core activity: cannabis seeds.
In this article, we look at some of the highlights in the company’s history; the result of Ben Dronkers’ aspiration to make Sensi Seeds’ cannabis genetics accessible to the wider public, namely the rest of Europe.
In the context of our 30th anniversary, over the next few weeks we will be publishing a series of articles about the pivotal moments in Sensi Seeds' history. They represent the building blocks of our core values and what we stand for today.
In the context of our 30th anniversary, over the next few weeks we will be publishing a series of articles about the pivotal moments in Sensi Seeds' history. They represent the building blocks of our core values and what we stand for today. This article examines two such pivotal moments.
We have seen the cannabis industry spread across the world. However, a subject rarely discussed is that of forgetting where it all comes from. New strains appear daily and our relentless search for the “big new thing” means that the older genetics are at high risk of fading away.
This article reflects on the path Sensi Seeds followed and considers the most important steps taken in becoming a respectable cannabis seed company. The story begins in the previous century, in the mid sixties, with one person: the founder of Sensi Seeds, Ben Dronkers.
The past 30 years have been extremely valuable for Sensi Seeds, but we realize that this period is only one grain of sand on the beach of the history of cannabis.