The Global Leader in Hemp Ingredients Since 1998

Our History

Best-in-Class Quality. Stable Pricing. Customer Focused.

Focused on the Future

Hemp Oil Canada is a forward-thinking company that keeps the customer at the center. Through smart, strategic growth, Hemp Oil Canada builds deep-seated relationships from our farmers to our customers. 

Our parent company, Tilray, allows us to be creative and nimble in our product creation. And when it comes down to it, after being in the market for more than 20 years, Hemp Oil Canada understands your needs and wants to be your partner.

The Evolution of Hemp Oil Canada

Early Years

1970

Cultivation of hemp becomes illegal.

1998

Industrial hemp is legalized, and Hemp Oil Canada is founded!

1999

Hemp Oil Canada opens Canada's first hemp-exclusive seed processing facility in St. Norbert, Manitoba.

2003

Hemp Oil Canada's founder, Shaun Crew, helps found the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA).

Growth

2006

Increased demand for hemp foods leads to acquisition of a larger processing facility in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba.

2015

Hemp Oil Canada's new 37,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility opens in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba to accommodate larger processing volumes and a state-of-the-art quality lab.

2018

Hemp Oil Canada continues to be the global leader in hemp ingredients exporting hemp to more than 15 countries around the world.

2018

First company in the hemp industry to receive Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS). Hemp Oil Canada is in the top 1% of North American companies for food safety best practices.

 

Today

2019

Added a heat treatment system to our BRC AA certified facility. Hemp Oil Canada is the only North American hemp ingredient supplier to provide a third-party validated 5-log kill step. 

2019

Tilray acquires Hemp Oil Canada and accelerates the mission of transforming consumer health through the power of hemp.

2021

Aphria and Tilray merge becoming the world's biggest cannabis company by revenue in the process. 

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If you are looking for best-in-class hemp that offers stable pricing and consistent deliverability, we are here to help. Hemp Oil Canada has been awarded unique and valued certifications that give you comfort knowing what you can always expect.