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Meanwhile, about 1,033,500 smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are currently working with CmiA and growing cotton in accordance with the initiative’s sustainability criteria. And the trend is set to continue in 2018. Additional companies now on board with CmiA include Tendam Global Fashion Retail from Spain, Vlisco from Holland, and Gudrun Sjden from Sweden. Tendam Global Fashion Retail, formerly Grupo Cortefiel, is the first CmiA partner in Spain to sell shirts for men and women with the CmiA seal under the Springfield brand. Beyond using sustainably grown cotton, the company goes one step further all CmiA labelled products are manufactured in Ethiopia according to the HIP system, which ensures complete transparency at every step in the textile value chain. In addition, Vlisco Group, the Dutch creator of original, high-quality textiles for the Central and West African markets, is now an official partner of the initiative. Vlisco Group’s factories in Ghana and Cte d’Ivoire already use significant quantities of CmiA cotton in the production of the Uniwax, GTP and Woodin brands; the Dutch-produced Vlisco brand will follow suit as of 2019. บริษัท ทดสอบสิ่งทอ Among the top buyers in 2017 were the Otto Group with market leader Bonprix, the Rewe Group, Aldi Sd and Tchibo. Other major customers purchasing CmiA cotton include Engelbert Strauss, Ernsting’s family, Asos, Bestseller, Armani, s.Oliver and Hakro. Smaller fashion labels like HIITU from Germany, Cooee from Great Britain, Weaverbirds from Denmark and Abaana from Uganda are also making an important contribution by selling an exclusive selection of products made from CmiA cotton, ranging from children’s clothing to high-end fashion textiles. “Our partners are demonstrating that sustainable cotton can be used worldwide on a very broad basis in the textile industry,” says Tina Stridde, managing director of Cotton made in Africa.
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