A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Charoen Pokphand Group, CPF, and Mae Jo University to study and develop hemp plants. Planting and planting techniques responding to customer concerns about food safety in global kitchens
The Charoen Pokphand Group and Maejo University signed an agreement on March 16, 2021, which was witnessed by Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont, senior president of the Charoen Pokphand Group, and Mr. Suphakit Chearavanont, chairman of the Charoen Pokphand Group and Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CPF) and Assoc.
for these collaboration contracts It is in line with government strategy, which seeks to promote hemp as a crop for economic purposes. It aids in raising farmers’ incomes and improving their quality of life. as well as encouraging people’s health As a result, the Charoen Pokphand Group, CPF, and Maejo University collaborate on knowledge creation.
How to establish a full species plantation, obtain hemp extracts that are good for consumers’ health, and use them as food ingredients that can be traced back to their source Providing a sustainable response to the global kitchen’s concern over food safety The conventional farming system will be studied. Using management principles all along the value chain
According to Associate Professor Dr. Weerapol, the collaboration on research and development that took place this time It will be very helpful in Thailand’s educational community. Maejo University’s knowledge and the Charoen Pokphand Group’s integration of plant agencies’ readiness to collaborate on development In parallel, the CPF’s RD Center is prepared to conduct food research and development. assisting in the value chain’s completion, which is essential for supporting farmers’ productivity
“We specialize in organic farming and have been studying hemp and cannabis since 2011. These days, there is a lot of interest in the study and development of cannabis and hemp plants. However, no partnership is as thorough and prepared as this one. We’ll undoubtedly locate a suitable species. A good cultivation method exists. and use hemp plants wisely, in addition to properly addressing the production in the food industry. produce advantages for consumers, farmers, and the national economy.
According to CPF’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Prasit Boondoungprasert, CPF reacts to government policy. In order to prioritize customer health and safety, CPF RD Center will develop novel food products that incorporate crucial elements from hemp plants. that can be linked to the species and area of cultivation to satisfy the highest standards of consumer health and safety
“Hemp crop research and development is difficult. Must follow legal guidelines and protect consumers. When collaborating with Mae Jo University, which has experience and expertise, it is anticipated that they will be able to quickly and in sufficient quantities produce high-quality hemp plants for the CPF’s food production.
Within this year, the market will be able to purchase food containing the beneficial hemp extract. It relies on the government’s declaration.
Hemp plants are valuable sources of numerous significant chemicals, including CBD, which is the subject of international research. Numerous health advantages have been discovered for it. Terpene compounds that promote relaxation are found in the cardiac system, the neurological system, and the brain. and flavonoids with antioxidant properties the plant’s seed from the hemp species It is extremely nutrient-dense. All of the body’s essential amino acids, as well as the healthy Omega 3, 6, and 9 fats, are found in this protein source.
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