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Wearable Fruit Leather: Pineapple is the New Leather Alternative

Piñatex™ is created with the long stranded fibers of pineapple leaves. Dr. Hijosa implemented a system where the fibers are extracted by the pineapple farm workers, processed into a non-woven textile, then finished in Spain, ready to supply to responsibly-minded retailers. This practice bolsters the local farming economy and promotes sustainability, as pineapple leaves are considered a byproduct of the pineapple harvest and typically discarded. Read more

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