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The Peruvian cotton is considered one of the best materials in the world, in the textile industry also. Cotton is a plant that requires special care to born, it requires a suitable ground to prevent that soil layers impede its evolution.
We have 2 commercial varieties:
It is a derived from the Egyptian Mitafifi type, the plant from which this type of cotton is obtained is longer and thinner strands.
This cotton was developed by Fermín Tanguis in the nineteenth century, in search of a type of cotton that resist a plague of fungi. It has a long and coarse fiber, which gave him great demand in the mills of that time.
Peru has a sheep population of 14,686,310 aproximately. Wool has a fineness of between 24 to 31 microns, has good length (8-11 cm), high performance and good washing resistance rating.
This product is generally intended mostly for the local textile industry.
The most valuable wool obtained from these animals is that which comes from sheep 3-6 years.
The characteristics of the wool makes it one of the most appreciated in the world textile market. Peru has 89% of population of alpaca in the world. Extreme temperatures, high solar radiation and lower concentration of oxygen, forced to develop a fine alpaca fleece, lightweight, waterproof and very resistant to radiation.
We have 3 types of alpaca:
It Comes from the regular shearing, it is performed 1 time per year.
It comes from the first shearing alpaca life. It is of higher quality because it is softer than later fleeced.
This is of higher quality because it is a selection of the best Baby Alpaca fibers. It is hypoallergenic (does not contain lanolin).
Calle Jose Olaya A.H. Héroes de San Juan Mz. H-1 Lt. 29 - San Juan de Miraflores
Lima 29 - PERÚ
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