Discover some the Benefits of Jute
Known as the ‘golden fibre’ Jute is one of the longest and most used natural fibre for various textile applications.
Renewable & Sustainable
Jute fibre is 100% bio-degradable and recyclable. A hectare of jute plants consumes about 15 tonnes of carbon dioxide and releases 11 tonnes of oxygen. Cultivating Jute enriches the fertility of the soil for the next crop promoting further vegetative growth!.
Jute is a bast fibre with an extremely high tensile strength. During stress tests jute extends only 0.5% from its stable form; this gives any fabric woven using Jute, incredible dimensional stability.
Jute can be used to make a wide variety of products ranging from industrial grade potatoe sacks all the way to high fashion branded fashion accessories. This in turn makes Jute a highly influencial commodity in international trade.
Hydro-carbon free Jute is now being considered as the preferred Geo-textile in road construction, river bank protection, landslide control, shallow land recovery, railway slope protection, and much more!
Every part of the Jute plant can be used. As a matter of fact, in can even be eaten providing the body with healthy nutrients. There are many delicious recipes available for all those foodies out there. Here is one of our favourites!
Not only does the Jute industry provide jobs for millions of people around the world, the use of Jute products also reduces the overal spending both for families and individuals but also for large scale industries.