Can I process hemp flower, and trim, using food grade ethanol?

Yes!  Food grade ethanol is an ideal solvent for processing hemp flower and trim into potent concentrated oil. 

 

Why processes hemp flower with ethanol?

190 proof and 200 proof food grade ethanol is the perfect food safe solvent for processing hemp flower for all small, medium, and large scale processors of hemp.  Ethanol offers all hemp processors a safer, healthier, non-toxic alternative to anhydrous isopropyl alcohol, 99% isopropyl alcohol, 91% isopropyl alcohol, 70% isopropyl alcohol, isobutanol, 1 propanol, heptane, hexane, naphtha, butane, propane, or other hydrocarbon extraction methods.

 

Ethanol is the Safest Choice for Processing Hemp and Cannabis

There are many ways to process hemp flower, however ethanol continues to demonstrate the best results, consistency, performance, and reclaimablity.  Food grade ethanol extraction processes are magnitudes of order safer to use, safer to store, and safer to handle than alternative hydrocarbon solvents including butane, heptane, hexane, propane, or isopropyl alcohol.

 

Certified Organic Solvent for Organic Processors

Organic 190 proof alcohol means your certified organic hemp process can maintain organic certification through the processing phase.  Culinary Solvent organic food grade ethanol is certified organic by the Maine Organic Farmers and Grower's Association MOFGA.org.

Ideal for Small Operations

Small batch hemp processing operations of up to a 5-10 lbs can buy high quality alcohol in 32 fl oz quart or 1 gallon units, perfect for small batch tinctures and DIY projects.  Interested folks can follow the tincture and oil making process on my instagram account @CulinarySolvent.  My posts demonstrate simple to follow steps to make extractions and concentrates without any fancy equipment.



Perfect for Medium to Large Scale Processors

​Medium to large scale commercial processors processing 20-100 pounds per day can purchase 190 or 200 proof food grade ethanol in bulk for substantial cost savings.  Bulk Culinary Solvent provides customers with the choice to have their food grade ethanol delivered in multiples of 5 gallon jugs (no limit on volume, same price as a single drum), 55 gallon drums, or 270 gallon totes. 



No Permit Required to Buy or Ship to Most States

Food grade ethanol is permitted to be sold and shipped to a majority of US states including California, Maine, Ohio, Florida, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, North Dakota, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire.  View our complete lists of State food grade 190 proof alcohol and 200 proof ethanol rules and regulations. 



Ships to California Home and Business Addresses

Culinary Solvent is a safe "Nonvolatile Solvent", fully meeting the requirements for California Level 1 Manufacturers (M1 license) in accordance with California Code of Regulations Title 17.  Read More: How to buy nondenatured food grade ethanol in California?

 

Why Choose 200 Proof Food Grade Ethanol?

200 proof food grade ethanol is the perfect food safe solvent for processing hemp flower into oil for all small, medium, and large scale processors of hemp.  Ethanol offers all hemp processors a safer, healthier, non-toxic alternative to anhydrous isopropyl alcohol, 99% isopropyl alcohol, 91% isopropyl alcohol, 70% isopropyl alcohol, isobutanol, 1 propanol, heptane, hexane, naphtha, butane, propane, or other hydrocarbon extraction methods.  


​Compare to Everclear 190 proof, Everclear 151 proof, Spirytus 192 proof, Extractahol, XFB, and 710spirits.  Culinary Solvent's consistent purity, fast delivery options, safe undenatured recipe, and 100% ABV offers the best value hands down.

 

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