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Many people view livestock production as providing one simple output: meat. But when you add up the many products that source ingredients from cattle alone including tallow for beauty products, cartilage for osteoarthritis medications, and gelatin for foods as a few examples, it paints a much different picture of a cow’s contribution to our society.
High-end footwear group Tod’s achieved sales revenues of €454.6 million in the first six months of 2019. This represents a decline of 4.7% compared to the same period in 2018. Reports Leatherbiz.
The rise of athleisure and “vegan” clothing is also speeding the decline of an iconic U.S. industry. Bloomberg Report by Lydia Mulvany & Demise Tsekova.
As reported by Leatherbiz, representatives of the Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI) have met with important figures at two institutions in Mauritius to discuss the possibility of launching vocational and diploma-level training courses in leather technology.
Italian tanning company Gruppo Dani has outlined the steps it will take in the near future to take forward its quest to be a circular-economy manufacturer.