The CRAiLAR® patented technologies and processes effectively clean and polish raw bast fiber, such as flax, hemp, kenaf and jute bast fibers, into fiber substantially equivalent to ginned cotton. This solution is clean, sustainable, and environmentally responsible. Bast fiber plants grow abundantly and, when compared with cotton, require 97% less water and substantially less herbicides, fertilizers, and pesticides.
CRAiLAR is a leading developer of renewable and environmentally sustainable biomass resources using flax, hemp, and other bast fibers. CRAiLAR uses a cutting-edge, all-natural enzymatic process to unlock the potential of flax fiber, resulting in a garment that is as soft and durable as cotton, while minimizing the environmental risks associated with its cultivation.