Various months right after accumulating about PLN 4.5 million (US$1.1 million) by way of crowdfunding, Polish hemp company Kombinat Konopny recently unveiled programs to launch manufacturing of pet treats and connected items for cats and puppies with the use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Its initial goods for pets are to be rolled out in the coming months.
Maciej Kowalski, the company’s founder and majority shareholder, instructed Petfoodindustry.com that Kombinat Konopny will use its experience in manufacturing CBD oil and other hemp-primarily based merchandise to introduce new pet products to the industry.
3 pet merchandise at start
“We program to start our new goods for animals this summer,” Kowalski reported. “In the starting, we will launch 3 solutions: a CBD oil based mostly on fish oil for pets, in unique cats hemp-based mostly treats with CBD for puppies and hemp-primarily based pellets with CBD for horses. These merchandise will be bought by our online keep, but they will also be out there at brick-and-mortar outlets.”
Kowalski claimed the enterprise was quite intrigued in creating cooperation with pet stores to marketplace its new items, and that “each of these products and solutions will be a single of the most economical sources of CBD for animals.”
Products that contains CBD oil can be provided to pets that battle with nervousness, for instance in relation to veterinary visits, but also a variety of medical circumstances, according to the company’s founder.
“For now, we will focus our endeavours on building our personal model in the Polish marketplace,” Kowalski reported, incorporating that Kombinat Konopny is also marketing some of its merchandise overseas.
The forthcoming products launches will be made feasible by Kombinat Konopny’s crowdfunding effort and hard work that took spot in December 2021. Breaking the country’s earlier crowdfunding record established by nearby soccer club Wisła Kraków, Kombinat Konopny amassed the vital cash from a team of about 736 buyers above a period of time of seven minutes. As part of its even further growth options, the firm also aims to start its initial general public offering (IPO) on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Founded in January 2019 and dependent in Gronowo Górne, in Poland’s northern section, Kombinat Konopny operates near to 400,000 sq. meters (478,400 sq. yards) of hemp plantations.
Adamowski is a freelance journalist dependent in Warsaw, Poland. He has composed on several industries, which includes pet food, beverages, telecoms, power, protection and pensions, for many English-language publications.