How to Manufacture Hemp Products in Three Steps

By  //  November 11, 2020

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It’s a well-known fact that there are several hundred hemp companies operating in the US today that are set to make a huge amount of cash in the near future, as the market for hemp, cannabis, and CBD products reaches its zenith.

If you’re one of those interested entrepreneurs who has been waiting for the market to open up, this is your chance to dive in and create your own hemp products. This article looks at the three steps that’ll help you to make your own cannabis products from scratch in 2021 and into the future.

Growing Plants 

Your raw material is the cannabis plant. Without this plant, you’re not going to be able to make your products. And buying this plant in wholesale, instead of growing it yourself, is not a smart business decision—it’ll simply eat into your profits.

So, you need to grow; and to grow these plants, you’re going to need some basic pieces of equipment, including the following:

Somewhere to base your growing apparatus, such as a hangar, a warehouse, or a subterranean area.

Some UV lights, which are crucially important for the amount of growth your plants will experience.

Heaters, to ensure that your plants are at the right temperature at all times.

Watering systems, which will keep your plants hydrated throughout the entirety of their cycles.

These items will help you grow your plants, which is the first and perhaps the most important stage of the creation of mass-market hemp products.

Picking and Processing

Next up, you’re going to harvest your plants, and use your yield to produce the hemp and CBD products that the market is calling for. Your decisions on which parts of the plants to process into which products will largely depend on what your business sees as the most profitable route.

Some opt to sell the cannabis plant itself, other to sell the flower to be smoked. Many choose to process their raw material into CBD oil or other hemp products—in which case, the equipment listed on will be required in order to safely and securely make a valuable product from your raw material.

Packaging and Selling

Finally, it’s time to package up your products and bring them to the mass market. One of your first decisions here is whether to sell them in your own set of retail stores or online; or whether you sell them as a wholesaler to more established cannabis product stores. Only you can make the business decision as to which will be most profitable for your firm.

Meanwhile, you’ll still need to package your products safely and according to guidelines and regulations. This is a moment to be careful about how you store and present your stock—ensuring that you’re adhering to all of the guidelines so that your end consumer will be secure in the knowledge that you’ve put in the legwork to make your product safe.

All of these steps will bring you from the growing stage to the selling stage of your cannabis product journey—allowing you to profit from this growing market in the future.

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