stages of cotton production have been free from poisonous substances
for at least 6 years. It is grown on land that is triennially rotated
with alfalfa, soya, sesame seed, or peanuts. Alfalfa (a legume) is a
crop that naturally improves the soil, and fixes nitrogen from the atmosphere,
the most important fertiliser for the cotton plants. Molasses and garlic
water are used as fertilisers which also reduce problems caused by insects.
No DDT is used, nor DDT under another name, which is otherwise a common
There is no need to use defoliants such as Agent Orange or salt water
at harvest time since, in Northern Texas, the leaves naturally fall
off following the first frosts.
is grown, spun, woven, and sewn without the use of any injurious chemicals.
Most important is that the organic cotton is kept apart from other cotton
during all stages of manufacture. Our cotton is carded entirely without
toxic chemicals. Only hot water or citric acid are used in the rinsing
No chemicals such as formaldehyde, ammonia, arsenic, nickel, lead, chrome,
mercury, acrylamide chlorine or lye etc. are used.
are issued by the Texas Dept. of Agriculture, which monitors all stages
of the process. The cotton bales are sealed and marked with code numbers
by the US Dept. of Agriculture, which accompany the cotton through all
stages of production.
grown Texas cotton is the finest in the world from the quality and health
The cotton is not genetically modified, which is otherwise a common
practice (about 60%).
Organically produced cotton is perfect for feminine hygiene products,
Organic cotton lasts about 3 times longer than conventionally grown
cotton, since the fibres are entirely undamaged by harmful substances.
Our finished cotton products are white.
When the cloth is dyed, this is done using approved dyes. It takes place
in fully closed systems, where nothing is discharged to the drains.
The dyes are entirely free from benzidine, formaldehyde etc. They are
also organic and contain nothing harmful.
When printing is required, this is done at an approved printer=s in
Sweden. The printing ink is water-borne pigment paint, with no solvents.
supplies raw cotton for making
feminine hygiene products, yarn, woven cloth and finished products made
from organic cotton.