Natural Fiber Flax
Flax is considered to be the oldest cultivated plant in the world!
It is a natural raw material whose fibers are very popular in the manufacture of textiles.
Why is that? The flax plant requires considerably less water compared to other natural fibers. It is not demanding on the soil and does not require the addition of chemical fertilizers. Flax fibers are plain and make textile products lint-free and less susceptible to bacteria and dirt. They can absorb and release up to 35% humidity. Flax fibers are also very tear-resistant and therefore hard-wearing and durable. Vibration-dampening and insulating properties, the soft feel and natural UV resistance are further positive aspects that make our EXTRA ORGANIC products so special.
Flax fibers are bonded by pressure in with our spunlace technology and are completely free of chemicals. The textile components of our Extra Organic products are therefore biologically degradable and can be reintroduced into nature without hesitation. And that is exactly our claim! Another significant advantage of the flax plant is already reflected in its organic cultivation. The cultivation of flax requires considerably less water compared to other natural fibers. Furthermore, the flax plant makes no demands on the soil and does not require the addition of chemical fertilizers in suitable cultivation areas.
Flax is considered a plant of the maritime climate and grows best in the coastal areas of northern France, Belgium, the Netherlands and parts of northern Germany. This is where the world's best flax fibers are obtained. We source our flax fibers from France as part of a long-standing partnership.