About HempFarm NZ Ltd
Hemp To Enable Industry With Sustainable Solutions.
2009Dave Jordan grew one acre of hemp for seed stock. Hemp New Zealand was registered as a company.
2010Dave entered R&D with a German company, Emmzyne Ltd to produce Cellulosic Ethanol and Methanol from hemp
2011Dave, Anne and Harley created the brand HempFarm. Began importing Canadian Hemp seed oil to grow market awareness & build customer base.
2012Purchased a D8 decortication system, from an Australian company. Started up a grower group.
2013Developed a hemp skincare line. Began R&D on worlds first double cut harvesting decorticator
2014Expanded in the HempFarm grower group, 53 hectares harvested.
Obama signs Hemp bill for hemp research
2015Building relationships with universities on hemp plastic and fibre application
2016Extended grower program through the Waikato.
2017Met Draper family, who became partners
2018NZ Hemp Food law changes to allow food for human consumption.
2019Government denies hemp food for animals. Opened Tauriko food processing facility
2020Fibre line installation. Further development of food facility
70 Contract Growers in the Grower Group across New Zealand
1,000+ Tons of Hemp Food Production Capacity
11,200+ Tons of Hemp Fibre Production Capacity
CEO / Founder
Dave spent most of his adult life working and guiding on the rivers, glaciers, mountains and bush of New Zealand and overseas. He is absolutely passionate about this incredible environment that we are so lucky to live in. “It is vitally important that we protect this precious environment” says Dave “Hemp as our companion plant is the most environmentally beneficial way to preserve our land and health”.
Anne as Director and co-founder of HempFarm has a keen interest in health and nutrition. She spent most of her young adult life enjoying dance and theatre, which she still enjoys when she is not out and about talking passionately about her love of Hemp and all the many health benefits. “It is the Optimal balance of those essential omegas 3,6 and 9”, she says, “Your body can’t make it so you need to take it. I have found a huge increase in my energy levels since taking the oil” We are overwhelmed by the daily testimonials from customers finding fantastic improvements in their health and relief from a range of painful health conditions such as arthritis, eczema, psoriasis, blood cholesterol levels and more.”
Harley is co-founder of hempFarm. He created websites, graphics, brand design, photos and videos, along with digital communication systems. His ability to improve and problem solve technical issues in the digital space have been a vital key to HempFarm’s growth. His legacy is etched in the history and heart of HempFarm.
“I was proud to help HempFarm grow as a business and develop into a brand that New Zealanders can be proud of. I would like to see HempFarm become a part of our cultural identity, something that kiwis can use as a vessel for positive change”. Harley 2019