David Basson, CEO of Greensource - the ninth largest designer and manufacturer of organic cotton apparel in the world - will present about natural fibers and community development at the Organic Exchange conference in Seattle, WA, Oct. 20.
O~Wool ® organic wool fabrics from Vermont Organic Fiber Company are the Fall/Winter ‘09 fabrics of choice for leading sustainable fashion designers for both adult- and childrenswear in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Greensource's earnings increased 21% in Q1 ’09 due to sales of the company’s jeans certified organic from farm to factory and its organic T-shirt business. The company opened a showroom in New York City, NY, June 8, 2009.
Greensource ranked as the 9th largest user of organic cotton in the world for its “Greensource” and “Re-Gen” (Recycled Generation) branded apparel.
Global retail sales of organic cotton apparel and home textile products reached an estimated $3.2 billion in 2008, according to the Organic Cotton Market Report 2007-2008 released by Organic Exchange.
Vermont Organic Fiber Company has hired entrepreneur Ed Kiniry as CEO to drive the growth of the company’s O-Wool® brand. Matthew Mole will continue as VTOF president, responsible for materials sourcing and developing new products.
New O-Wool Merino washable wool fabric was a key element in the “Project OR” People’s Choice-winning design by FIDM graduate Curt Sousa.
At Outdoor Retailer, Vermont Organic Fiber Company will introduce the nation's first washable wool fabrics made with certified organic wool and certified to Oeco-Tex 100.