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Textiles market

Sales grow 35% for certified organic textile businesses: New research by Soil Association Certification reveals that the turnover of their organic textile licensees grew a whopping 35% in 2010, reaching £12million and defying the recession.

The Soil Association report has revealed that the UK retail market for organic textiles (including fully certified and products containing some fibre that was grown organically) grew 7.8% in 2010. The report also includes case studies of successful businesses which have gone organic with their textiles.

Textile news

Our organic textile biannual e-newsletter is dedicated to the fashion and textile industry and offers the latest news on developments in organic textile markets.

image "Given some of the serious environmental and human problems associated with conventional cotton growing, organic cotton seemed like a really good place to start."