SupplySide West 2019 Preview: BI to debut hemp product line

September 6, 2019

The new line will include a full spectrum hemp extract powder as well as several hemp protein concentrates, all available in conventional and organic.

BI (Rancho Dominguez, CA) will be launching a hemp product line at this year’s SupplySide West, taking place on October 17-18, 2019 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. The new line will include a full spectrum hemp extract powder as well as several hemp protein concentrates, all available in conventional and organic. The hemp products will also undergo stringent quality analysis for heavy metals and pesticides, as well as the company’s Identilok species identification process with DNA verification in order to guarantee purity, authenticity, and cleanliness. Additionally, the hemp is will be treated with BI’s Protexx HP Green Steam sterilization, which is a species-specific organic sterilization method that does not use irradiation, ETO, or methyl bromide.

“BI’s hemp products strictly adhere to the highest quality standards in the US, and redefines the hemp supplier market with a commitment to quality. It opens the door to those with interest in hemp applications that are concerned with quality, consistency, lead, heavy metals, pesticides, chain of custody, and sustainability to ensure the highest quality ingredient offering,” said George Pontiakos, president and CEO of BI, in a press release. “BI’s new hemp product line is manufactured and tested in SQF certified, FSMA and cGMP compliant facilities, offering customers the safety, security, and peace of mind that BI has long been recognized for.”