AN INNOVATIVE COOPERATIVE ROOTED IN THE HEMP SECTOR SINCE 1964

Situated in the heart of the Anjou region, HEMPit is an agricultural cooperative specialised in producing and marketing industrial hemp seeds. We breed, produce and market our partner producers’ seeds in an aim to develop a sustainable, competitive and responsible agriculture in line with our values: commitment, enthusiasm, durability, boldness and quality.

Led by a network of 155 propagator farmers and 30 employees, and equipped with 8000m2 of production facilities and more than 500 plots of growing area, we offer our customers in France and abroad a wide selection of certified industrial hemp seed varieties.

WHAT WE DO

Support our producers

We provide support to our partner producers by supplying them with high-quality seeds, adapted to today’s challenges and emerging markets.

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We offer them innovative solutions in terms of technical itineraries and agricultural machinery to optimize their production while safeguarding natural resources and the health of humans and animals.

Cultivate industrial hemp seeds

In April-May, our partners propagate seeds on their farms …

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July-August is the period for roguing to eliminate dioïc males and plants that clearly do not possess desired traits. Collection is performed in September.

Production

Propagated seeds are then delivered to the cooperative. Here they are dried, then transferred to the production site’s machines for sorting and cleaning.

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Our seed production facilities sort and package the seeds before storing them in a cold room for optimal preservation.

Marketing

With the support of our sales team, we advise our customers on their varietal selection (seed, straw, fibre, etc. purposes)

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according to local production conditions. We ship and track goods until they are delivered.

OUR COOPERATIVE REGION

Since our inception in 1964, we have developed our business in the heart of Maine et Loire, a region historically recognised as a production basin for hemp seeds thanks to its climate and p roximity to the Loire Valley. Polyculture, livestock farming, horticulture, and seed production have built the region’s solid reputation, guaranteeing highly competitive productions.