The use of Cannabis as an industrial crop by humans is as old as the practice of agriculture itself, dating back almost 10 000 years. Originally used for the fibres of the stalk in order to make fabrics for clothing or nets for hunting & fishing, the plant now has a diverse range of applications from construction and cosmetics to modern day uses such as 3D printing.

Hemp Stalks

The hemp stalk is possibly the most well-known component of the plant, as its primary- and secondary fibres are commonly used in textile production, plus construction materials, paper and plastics.