Why add hemp to your menu?
Hemp is truly an innovative, nutritious and delicious ingredient! Hulled hemp seeds are one of the best vegetable protein and essential fatty acid sources. This makes it a great nutritional alternative to meat and especially enticing for vegans, vegetarians as well as those looking to reduce their intake of meat on occasion.
Hemp seed oil’s dietary fat profile, an ideal 3:1 balanced ratio of Omega-6 and Omega-3, GLA and SDA content, and delicate nutty flavour gives hemp seed oil an edge over other culinary oils available.
- GFS Winnipeg Products Sheet
- Sysco Manitoba Products Sheet
Located Outside of Manitoba? If you are a chef or restaurateur looking to purchase hemp, but do not order from the above providers or are not located in Manitoba, we recommend sharing our information with your local foodservice provider so they may contact us. We would love to see hemp on menus across the world!
Perfectly balanced flavour & nutrition
Hulled hemp seeds flavour has been described as a cross between a walnut and sesame seed. They contain as much as 25-30% protein.
Hemp seed oil features a light, nutty taste. With the ideal ratio of essential fatty acids (3:1) of omega-6 to omega-3), hemp seed oil may be natures perfectly balanced oil.
Versatile ingredient for restaurant applications
Hulled hemp seeds can be used raw, toasted, baked, or ground and substituted for just about any other seed used in cooking or baking.
Hemp seed oil is best suited to low or no heat applications, such as truffle oil or for emulsifying in sauces and vinaigrettes. Smoking point of hemp seed oil is 320-330 degrees Fahrenheit or 156 degrees Centigrade. Low heat applications work well as well with careful attention paid to the flash point of the oil.
A great dietary alternative – for everyone!
Hemp foods are a plant based, gluten free, lactose free, and nut free product. These characteristics make hemp a natural alternative for vegans, vegetarians, and people with food sensitivities. Processed in a certified Kosher and Halal facility, our hemp ingredients also cater to various ethnic and religious groups.