Fashions & Textiles

Pakistani denim maker looks to Texas for cottonized fiber

Pakistani denim maker Artistic Garment Industries (AGI) said it has entered a one-year deal with Panda Biotech of Texas for…

April 23, 2021

European Commission sets first public session on hemp

The European Commission has set a first-ever public event dedicated specifically to market opportunities in industrial hemp. Commission officials, national…

April 22, 2021

Italian ‘eco-leather’ is new use for dust from hemp fiber

Italian developers have introduced Napee, an "eco-leather" textile containing hemp waste powder that does not use toxic solvents in the…

April 19, 2021

Levi’s debuts cotton+hemp Dockers

Levi Strauss & Co. has introduced a line of its Dockers brand casual clothing in a 70%/30% blend of cotton…

April 16, 2021

Japan’s Prossimo opens shop selling Czech shoes, CBD bar

Japanese hemp company Prossimo has opened a boutique retail outlet under Bohempia, the Czech shoe brand, and an adjacent HempToday…

March 30, 2021

‘We’d like to see a decorticator next to every cotton gin’

Guy Carpenter is President and CEO of Bear Fiber, Inc., and President at Cape Fear Apparel Consulting, both of North Carolina.…

March 29, 2021

Pakistani denim makers begin to make use of hemp

Three Pakistani textile makers say they have begun producing new denim fabrics blending cotton with hemp. Artistic Milliners (AM), Karachi;…

March 22, 2021

Startup sees potential in Russia’s historic textile region

Russian industrial hemp producer Smart Hemp said it has plans to open a hemp processing factory in Ivanovo, an historic…

March 18, 2021

Euro trade group says hemp can be key to a sustainable textile sector

As the European Union's strategy for the textile industry evolves, hemp can play a critical role in making the sector…

February 1, 2021

Demand for sustainable textiles is big opportunity for hemp fiber

Susan Barnhardt is the founder of SHEMP Yarn Company (SYC), a Florida, U.S.-based producer of worsted textile yarn made from…

January 25, 2021