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  • Veysel Süzerer
  • Engin Tilkat
  • Ahmet Onay
  • Mehmet Fidan


Cannabis sativa L., Food ingredients, Hemp seed, Hemp seed protein


Cannabis sativa L., also referred to as industrial hemp, is used to make a variety of goods. C. sativa L. strains with delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (D9-THC or THC) values less than 0.3% are considered industrial hemp. Industrial hemp has become widely accepted as an agricultural commodity over the past 20 years. Due to their great nutritional value, hemp seeds are already utilized as food additives in many different foods. The growth of the food industry is also supported by using seeds as nutraceuticals. An overview of cannabis cultivation around the world, the nutritional value of hemp seeds (proteins, lipids, vitamins, carbs, and minerals), the bioactive phytocannabinoids, phenolics, and flavonoids of hemp seeds, and their potential applications as food will all be covered in this review. The primary goal of this review is to discuss how industrial hemp seeds might be used in the food industry.


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Süzerer, V. ., Tilkat, E., Onay, A., & Fidan, M. (2023). INDUSTRIAL HEMP SEED: PRODUCTION, CHEMICAL CONTENT AND POTENTIAL USES FOR HUMAN NUTRITION. Türk Bilimsel Derlemeler Dergisi, 16(1), 29–53. Retrieved from