Wednesday February 5, 2020 0 comments
LAFAYETTE -- Front Range Biosciences®, an agricultural technology company focused on breeding and nursery production of new plant varieties and seeds for the hemp and coffee industries, today announced today a licensing agreement with Centennial Seeds to develop and bring new hemp varieties to market.
New product offerings will be available this season as both vegetative and seed varieties, the companies said.
Colorado-based Centennial Seeds is a leading hemp breeder and seed provider to the hemp industry with several well-known and popular hemp varieties in the market, such as BaOx™ and Otto II™.
The partnership will open the door for collaborative breeding projects, and bring new varieties to the market more quickly, to support this rapidly expanding global industry.
"Front Range Biosciences is excited to partner with a respected seed company like Centennial Seeds that has a strong reputation among hemp farmers," said Dr. Jonathan Vaught, FRB’s co-founder and CEO.
"Centennial Seeds brings additional knowledge and talent to the FRB network of breeders, suppliers, and distributors serving hemp farmers. We look forward to increasing our product offerings to the hemp market with this alliance and maintaining our commitment to providing the highest quality young plants and seeds available to hemp growers around the world."
"Centennial Seeds has a long-standing commitment to developing the most cutting-edge hemp varieties and our team is proud to align with a company that has a respected reputation for bringing quality products to market," said Ben Holmes, Centennial Seeds owner.
"Front Range Biosciences has achieved scale and developed a strong commercialization strategy for new hemp varieties. We are eager to work together with FRB to continue supporting hemp growers and raising the bar for the hemp industry."