Emerging innovative raw materials for textile fabric production - an overview

Updated : October 2020


  • Sourcing professionals
  • Textile and fashion designers
  • Textile fiber cultivation professional
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals

The article discusses some of the emerging, innovative sustainable raw materials for the manufacturing of textiles globally.

Details on a few companies who are involved in this segment and key cultivation and product advantages by using these innovative raw materials have also been discussed.

Some of the sustainable innovations discussed are versatile cotton alternatives made using hemp, lotus, and nettles; leather alternatives made out of apples, pineapples, and mushrooms and textile fibers made out of coffee and bananas.

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Hemp fibers

Vegan leather alternative

Faux leather

Mushroom leather

Banana fiber

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