Glenwood Springs, Colo.-based industrial hemp and natural fiber manufacturer EnviroTextiles LLC
announces that its hemp products have qualified for listing in the Federal Procurement Preference
category of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) BioPreferred® Program.
Under the BioPreferred Program, whose purpose is “to promote the increased purchase and use
of biobased products,” certain categories of biobased products are given preference by Federal
agencies and their contractors when making purchasing decisions. EnviroTextiles reports it is the
only hemp products manufacturer to qualify for listing in the category.
March 5, 2013