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Mettrum purchases Hempola: re-brands as Mettrum Originals

Hempola – one of the first hemp companies in Canada – has now been re-branded as Mettrum Originals. 

Hempola – one of the first hemp companies in Canada – has now been re-branded as Mettrum Originals.

In April 2015, Mettrum Health Corp., a vertically integrated agri-pharmaceutical company focused on research, development, production and distribution of medical cannabis products, purchased Oilseed Works Inc. (which operates under the Hempola brand). This allowed for Mettrum’s strategic entry into the hemp cannabis-based functional foods market, and the subsequent launch of Mettrum Originals.

As a pioneer in the industry, with a 20-year track record, Hempola operated as a vertically integrated producer and distributor of edible hemp products and hemp derivatives with long-standing supply agreements in place with Canadian hemp growers and processors.

The Mettrum Originals line includes custom baking mixes specifically formulated for use with medical cannabis, as well as functional foods, such as hemp seeds, protein and fibre powders, salad dressings, oils and more. In addition to Mettrum Originals’ health food products, the brand also offers a growing skincare line and wood finishing hemp oil.

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