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Fiquetex
Material Name: 

n/a

Biomimicry: 

Leather

Main Input: 

Plant-derived

Founded: 

2017

HQ: 

Colombia

TRL: 

3

Founder(s): 

Alejandro Moreno, Gabriel Moreno

Website: 
About the Company

Fiquetex was founded in 2017 to develop sustainable products from a next-gen leather made of a plant called Fique.

Material

Fiquetex is made from Fique, a Columbian plant used to produce cords, ropes, and bags.

Technology

Fiquetex co-founders began using fique plant waste to produce non-woven fabrics that found use in the fashion and footwear industry.

Applications

Fashion, Footwear.

Selected Brand Partnerships

None currently known.

Fiquetex samples

Fiquetex samples

Shoe made with Fiquetex

Shoe made with Fiquetex