30 years of Sensi Seeds: Hemp for victory

Celebrating milestones of the cannabis industry.

In October 2015, one of the biggest names in the cannabis industry celebrated two huge milestones. Check out this special report from Cannabis News Network.

30 years of Sensi Seeds

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On Thursday the 8th of October 2015, important figures from the Spain and international cannabis communities gathered in the Hash Marihuana Cáñamo & Hemp Museum of Barcelona, for the opening of a special exhibition: ‘Grow On: 30 years of Sensi Seeds’.

Picture from The Hash Museum in Amsterdam taken years ago.
Picture from The Hash Museum in Amsterdam taken years ago.

Sensi Seeds was founded in 1985 by cannabis entrepreneur and visionary Ben Dronkers, who also founded the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Amsterdam and Barcelona, and the industrial hemp factory HempFlax. This year, Sensi Seeds, which grew to become the largest cannabis genetics seed bank in the world, is celebrating its 30th anniversary, with among other things, a very special exhibition in their Barcelona museum.

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The exposition displays the rich history of this famous company that is behind legendary cannabis strains such as Jack Herer, Black Domina, Skunk #1 and Northern Lights. ‘Grow On: 30 years of Sensi Seeds’ will be open to visitors until May 1st, 2016.

HempFlax invested 5 million euros in Romania

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And there was more to celebrate for Sensi Seeds.

On the 16th of October, its sister company HempFlax opened a brand new factory in Romania.

Emar Gemmeke, Agriculture Counselor at the Dutch Embassy in Romania (left) and Ben Dronkers, founder of Sensi Seeds, Hash Museum and Hempflax.
Emar Gemmeke, Agriculture Counselor at the Dutch Embassy in Romania (left) and Ben Dronkers, founder of Sensi Seeds, Hash Museum and Hempflax.
Ben Dronkers and Hempflax Romania CEO Oana Suciu (right).
Ben Dronkers and Hempflax Romania CEO Oana Suciu (right).

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A new and very special chapter for the company that aimed to relaunch the European hemp industry 20 years ago, and is successfully doing so.

The future is looking bright!

 

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