Ugandan sustainable textile company TexFad to enter new markets

Davida Erdahl

Pic: TexFad Uganda-dependent startup corporation TexFad, which designed technologies to extract fibres from banana stems, is scheduling to enter new markets like the US, Canada and Good Britain, this month. The corporation makes atmosphere-helpful banana fibre goods like blended fabrics (seventy five for every cent banana and twenty five for […]

Pic: TexFad


Uganda-dependent startup corporation TexFad, which designed technologies to extract fibres from banana stems, is scheduling to enter new markets like the US, Canada and Good Britain, this month. The corporation makes atmosphere-helpful banana fibre goods like blended fabrics (seventy five for every cent banana and twenty five for every cent cotton), hand spun yarn, rugs and mats.

In 2021, the startup aims to produce and offer two,four hundred banana fibre mats in domestic and international markets, double the merchandise it developed in 2015, according to Ugandan media reports.

“TexFad is an organisation that specials in production of handwoven textiles in Uganda. We produce handmade textiles and give opportunities for operate dependent non-formal expertise teaching programmes concentrating on the youth and gals. We change squander banana pseudo stems and other squander elements into large good quality sustainable textile goods,” the corporation claimed on its web site.

Uganda is a person of the world’s biggest banana producer and a planet leader in banana use. Following the harvest, banana stems are commonly discarded as squander. TexFad turns this squander into large-good quality banana fibre textiles and handicrafts.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (KD)

Uganda-dependent startup corporation TexFad, which designed technologies to extract fibres from banana stems, is scheduling to enter new markets like the US, Canada and Good Britain, this month. The corporation makes atmosphere-helpful banana fibre goods like blended fabrics (seventy five for every cent banana and twenty five for every cent cotton), hand spun yarn, rugs and mats.

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