CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. is a Canada-based company engaged in the production and commercialization of bast fiber-based products. The Company's business operations consist primarily of the production of CRAiLAR Flax fibers targeted at the natural yarn and textile industries, as well as the deployment of CRAiLAR. The CRAiLAR process cleans and polishes raw bast fiber, such as flax, hemp, kenaf and jute bast fibers, into fiber substantially equivalent to ginned cotton. Bast fiber plants grow abundantly and, when compared with cotton, require 97% less water and substantially less herbicides, fertilizers and pesticides. The CRAiLAR fiber technology is a process, which works with bast fiber feedstocks. Bast fiber plants grow without excessive water, herbicide, fertilizer and pesticide use.