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Leather Lowdown: Fruit, Fungi and a Focus on Planet-Friendly Processing

Join Cotton Incorporated, Lectra, Accelerating Circularity, Public Habit and more on July 15 for Sourcing Journal's virtual Sustainability FAQs workshop to pull back the curtain on the circularity, traceability, net zero and inventory reduction concepts that could transform your business.

News of traditional leather’s demise has been greatly exaggerated. Despite spiking demand for vegan and other eco-friendly alternatives—a trend that tracks with the growing consumer predilection for plant-based diets—cowhides, a byproduct of beef and dairy consumption, have continued to conduct brisk trade. This is especially true of the luxury sector, where high-quality leather remains synonymous…

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