Canastota, N.Y. â€” CNY Hemp Processing invites the public to visit their new warehouse and processing center on Barlow Street in Canastota.
President Stephen Halton has been working with the property owners to renovate the property and begin processing of value-added hemp products, including: pelletized hemp animal bedding, hemp-based heat pellets, and hemp seed oil. The facility is 5,700 square footage of space that is being used for both storage of raw products, as well as production of finished products.
â€śWeâ€™re happy to introduce this processing facility to both Madison County and Canastota. Itâ€™s great to be revitalizing a very historic Industry.â€ť said Halton. â€śThe ribbon-cutting ceremony marks the launch of a new, exciting endeavor for our area.â€ť
The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. at 124 Barlow St. for CNY Hemp Processing.Â The public is invited to tour the facilities at 9:30 a.m. following the ribbon cutting ceremony.
â€śCNY Hemp Processing is filling a much needed space in the hemp industry between farmers and consumers,â€ť said Dr. Jennifer Gilbert Jenkins, agronomist from SUNY Morrisville.
â€śI am very pleased that CNY Hemp Processing has chosen the village of Canastota for its company location,” said Mayor Carla DeShaw. “As a new start-up, we are very excited to be part of and help CNY Hemp Processingâ€™s future growth of jobs and new careers in todayâ€™s highly researched hemp industry. We look forward to celebrating the grand opening and ribbon cutting with our collaborative partners that helped make this happen.”
CNY Hemp Processing is dedicated to producing top quality products at an affordable price. Working to stay at the forefront of New York state hemp projects, including finding alternative uses for CBD waste, CNY Hemp Processing is dedicated to buying from local farmers and helping our local economies.
CNY Hemp Processing also recently received a $55,000 grant from New York Empire State Development for future expansions and development in the recent 2018 REDC announcement.