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Organic Cotton? Verification is Better!.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – The issue of sustainability has also extended into the fashion industry. Organic cotton is trendy. This is ultimately reflected in sector turnover, which decreases by approximately 2% each year for conventional fashion, whilst increasing by 5% for sustainable clothing.

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2011 U.S. Organic Cotton Crop Cut in Half by Drought.

By   /  February 2, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Vermont, United States – U.S. organic cotton production contracted in 2011, due in large part to the sweeping drought in the Southern Plains, according

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Focus on Organic Cotton and Cellulosic Fabrics for Summer 2014.

By   /  January 4, 2013  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric, Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Paris, France – According to the surveys conducted at last September’s exhibition, 66% of Texworld visitors value the eco-friendly ranges at the show while 72% of exhibitors  expressed their satisfaction with the organisation of the  Eco Itinerary which groups around one hundred weavers of eco-friendly

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Campaign to Push Organic Cotton as Sales Rise.

By   /  October 6, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion, Cotton News, Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

United Kingdom – Sales of clothing made from organic cotton bucked the gloomy picture for organic products in 2011, rising in the UK by 2% against the year before while food and drink fell 3.7% in the same period. The figures, published by trade body the Soil Association on Thursday, come as campaigners at the […]

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Organic Cotton Seeds Research Project in India.

By   /  October 4, 2012  /  Cotton News, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

India – In co-operation with FiBL, the leading Swiss research institute in the field of organic farming, and the University of Dharwad, the bioRe® Association is conducting a seeds-research project for a period of several years. The project is aimed at identifying the most suitable cotton seeds available for yet better organic farming. The reason […]

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Record Crop of Organic Cotton in Tanzania.

By   /  October 3, 2012  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Tanzania – The 2012/2013 harvest in Tanzania is likely to produce a record result. bioRe® Tanzania estimates to achieve a crop of some 10,000 tonnes of seed cotton. This is primarily due to the rain. The rainfall period usually lasts from November to February, followed by a drought until March. Duration of rainfall from March […]

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