Thursday, May 19, 2022

Wool


Strong wool shows some life

Strong wool shows some life

ByAnnette ScottMay 12, 2022
Crossbred wool is showing a little more spring in the market with stronger buying power finding buyers eager to get their hands on supplies.   Prices over recent sales have lifted in line with a marked improvement in the quality…

In a class of his own

ByNeal WallaceMay 10, 2022
Bruce Abbott has enjoyed a wide-ranging career in the wool industry, culminating in being made a life member of the New Zealand Wool Classers’ Association. Neal Wallace discovers his passion…

Conscious consumers could reignite wool preference

ByNeal WallaceMay 9, 2022
The planets may finally be realigning for wool as the world starts questioning the impact of synthetic fabrics, woolclassers were told last week. Several industry representatives who spoke at the…

Decarbonisation initiative to boost wool exports

ByStaff reporterApr 26, 2022
The sustainability initiative is part of a programme to reduce production related carbon emissions and improve Bremworth’s operating efficiency as one of the country’s largest wool product manufacturers. The decarbonisation…


New research shows opportunity for NZ wool in US

New research shows opportunity for NZ wool in US

ByStaff reporterApr 22, 2022
While New Zealand consumers are generally well versed on wool and its benefits, O’Sullivan said the CFWNZ was pleased to…
Shrek 2: The sequel

Shrek 2: The sequel

ByAnnette ScottApr 20, 2022
Devold Wool Direct NZ general manager Craig Smith and Sawdon Station owner Gavin (Snow) Loxton with Shrekapo launching a new…
More NZers opting for wool-based floors

More NZers opting for wool-based floors

ByAnnette ScottApr 13, 2022
Wools of New Zealand chief executive John McWhirter says wool carpets now account for a growing proportion of WNZ partners’…
Hemp-wool blend clothing to reduce fast fashion

Hemp-wool blend clothing to reduce fast fashion

ByStaff reporterApr 11, 2022
The limited first run of the Hemprino pioneer crew launched this month, with further products and colourways to be released…
NZ wool selected for New York’s Brooklyn Tower

NZ wool selected for New York’s Brooklyn Tower

ByAnnette ScottApr 11, 2022
Chief executive Greg Smith says Bremworth products in high-profile installations such as this Brooklyn Tower provide a unique marketing opportunity…
Dark cloud hangs over wool

Dark cloud hangs over wool

ByAnnette ScottApr 4, 2022
Despite the challenges the wool industry is facing, Campaign for Wool chair Tom O’Sullivan is confident that better days are…
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