TEXAS – Organic cotton production globally increased for the fourth year in a row according to the latest figures from US consultants Textile Exchange. Their report shows that 2019/20 saw the largest volume of organic cotton fibre harvested globally to date.
In total, 229,280 farmers grew 249,153 tonnes of organic cotton fibre on 588,425 hectares of certified organic land in 21 countries. This represents a four per cent growth in fibre volume and meant organic cotton accounted for almost one per cent of the global cotton harvest that season.
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