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Why Hemp?

 

HEMP and organics fibers can both fuel the economy and change the course to sustainable multiproduct viable alternatives.

 

HEMP is an absolutely spectacular fabric most apparel and a variety of other products. Hemp delivers a number of advantages, both in terms of performance and sustainability, which will make us wonder why we’ve been using cotton this whole time.

 

Hemp was the first crop sewn into fabric 12,000 years ago. It’s a cultivated natural fiber with low impact on environment. It effortless grows organic with no use of pesticides or synthetic fertilizers.

No tree or plant species on earth has the commercial, economic, and environmental potential of hemp!

Our hemp is grown by traditional cultivation in northern China mountains, making an amazingly fine fiber.

1. BREATHABLE COOL & WARM

Hemp is porous, breaths and dries out fast. It feels cooler in summer yet during cool weather air trapped within the fiber is warmed by the body, making it naturally warm.



2. EXTREMELLY DURABLE

Hemp is stronger and more durable than any other natural fabric. That´s why it has been always used for sailing and high-performance ropes.

3. UV RESISTANCE

Hemp has a high resistance to ultraviolet light and will not fade or disintegrate from sunlight as quickly as other natural fibers.


4. ANTI-MICROBIAL

Hemp fiber provides an anti-microbial protection against a wide range of pathogenic bacteria. Studies certify that certain combinations of hemp can offer up to 99.9% effective protection against common germs.

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5. AUTHENTIC / ELEGANT

Naturally elegant fiber with a unique texture. Can be as soft al cotton and deliver a natural linen elegance.

 

6. SUSTAINABLE

It´s a sustainable crop and easy to grow on fast rotations; 3 to 4 months and it´s ready for harvest. Hemp plant helps to clean polluted air and land. Comparing hemp to other crops it’s a great CO2 consumer. Rotating crops with hemp actually increases yield on the accompanying crop.

 

7. ORGANIC, NO PESTICIDES

Organic by nature. Hemp needs no chemicals at all to grow strong and healthy. It grows very fast and can fight insects and plagues by itself with no impact on the fiber quality and overall productivity.

 

8. CERTIFIED

All our fibers are certified organic by GOTS. Our factories are also certified by FAIR WEAR FOUNDATION (FWF) ensuring a fair, healthy and professional work environment.

Hemp v/s Traditional Cotton

 

CROP ROTATION

As almost all single-crops, traditional repeated cotton crops damage land. Hemp enriches soils over continuous cultivation, being also able also to recover damage soils. Rotating crops with hemp will actually increase the yield of the accompanying crop.

"Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet"

Jack Herer