Farmers need a buyer for any crop they sell. But the national shortage of hemp processors has left growers sitting on millions of pounds of moldering hemp waiting to be turned into finished goods. Today the supply chain faces an additional challenge, a global pandemic and economic downturn that has impacted how processors and retailers are operating. In this session, experts across the supply chain discuss the pain points keeping the hemp industry from reaching its full potential – and how to find business opportunities during challenging times.
In this session, you will learn:
- Where industry players see the processing landscape heading this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and what does the future hold.
- Strategies for finding processing solutions that exist right now
- How to avoid chasing the wrong processing partner
- Will the recent economic downturn result in the weeding out of bad players or will we see more operators try to enter the market?