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$800 ‘Brewed Protein’ Sweater Proves Fermentation Is in Fashion

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Seeking to minimize their environmental impact, fashion brands have increasingly sought to trade out water-intensive cotton and microplastic-shedding synthetics for more sustainable and natural fibers. Rather than turning to hemp, weeds or sea shells, however, technical apparel brand Goldwin and biotech firm Spiber are working with Brewed Protein, a biopolymer created using plant-based microbial fermentation….

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