6 March 2023

Puma has announced that its King football boot has been redesigned without the use of kangaroo leather, writes ILM.

 

 

The company has replaced leather in its product with “K-BETTER” a new, “non-animal-based” upper material, containing at least 20% recycled material.


Puma also reports that the new material has outperformed its previous kangaroo leather in testing for touch, comfort and durability. The company said in a statement: “Puma is so convinced by the performance characteristics of K-BETTER that it will stop producing football boots with kangaroo leather altogether this year.”


Alongside the new upper, the redesigned King football boot also features a new lightweight outsole with an external heel counter, King stability spine and conical studs.

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