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(SINGAPORE, Nov. 2, 2021PRNewswire=연합뉴스) NEXTEVO [https://nextevo.one/ ] announces the launch of its sustainable fibers and yarns made from pineapple leaves, a common agricultural waste from pineapple cultivation. Combining these Ready-to-Spin (RTS)fibers with other eco-fibers (e.g. organic cotton, lyocell,recycled polyester, etc.), NEXTEVO offers blended yarns forthe textile industry across applications including denim apparel, sneakers, upholstery and bath towels.

RelievingEnvironmentalPollution and DrivingSocial Impact for Local Farmers SoutheastAsia is the world’s largest pineapple producerregion withPhilippines,Thailand and Indonesia amongst the top producers.Significant volumes of pineapple leaf waste generated is commonly burnt, discarded into landfills, or composted,resulting in harmful environmental impacts.

Instead, working with local farmers, NEXTEVO collects these pineapple leaves and turns them into valueadded materials forthe textile industry. Not only minimizing existing environmental problems in the process, but also supplementing income forfarmers. The joint venture inThailand between JinnyTantipipatpong, chairman ofSAICO (world’s fourth largest pineapple cannery producer), and NEXTEVO creates a vertically integrated supply chain.This includes sourcing pineapple leaves, processing into RTSfibers and blended yarns for manufacturers, making premium consumer products for brands globally.

Extensive NetworkAcrossSoutheastAsia forPineapple Leaves and otherAgricultural WasteSources

The pineapple leaf fiber(PALF) production inThailand results from a year-long journey from proof-ofconcept to production.Trial production started in lateSeptember 2021 and thePALF production volume will scale-up by first quarter 2022.

In Indonesia,PALF sourcing has already begun with a farm cooperative, with plans to expand into processing coconut husk waste into sustainable materials by second quarter 2022.

NEXTEVO Founder HaroldKoh, who spent nine years as CEO of Great GiantPineapple (world’s single largest pineapple plantation in Indonesia), has built an extensive network in the agricultural sector. Harold plans to expand to othertypes of agricultural waste inSoutheastAsia to provide sustainable value-added solutions at scale.

In the next three years, NEXTEVO aims to impact the lives of 5,000 farmers inSoutheastAsia.

About NEXTEVO [https://nextevo.one/ ] NEXTEVO’s mission is to transform agricultural waste at scale into sustainable value-added products for everyday living and agricultural applications.The company aims to drive positive social impact to farmers and relieve environmental pollution. Underlying these efforts is its goal towards zero waste, utilizing every component of agricultural waste. NEXTEVO is located inSingapore with operations inThailand and Indonesia.

Source: NEXTEVO [편집자주]본고는자료제공사에서제공한것으로,연합뉴스는내용에대해어떠한편집도하지않 았음을밝혀드립니다. (끝) 출처:PRNewswire보도자료

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(SINGAPORE, Nov. 2, 2021PRNewswire=연합뉴스) NEXTEVO [https://nextevo.one/ ] announces the launch of its sustainable fibers and yarns made from pineapple leaves, a common agricultural waste from pineapple cultivation. Combining these Ready-to-Spin (RTS)fibers with other eco-fibers (e.g. organic cotton, lyocell,recycled polyester, etc.), NEXTEVO offers blended yarns forthe textile industry across applications including denim apparel, sneakers, upholstery and bath towels.

RelievingEnvironmentalPollution and DrivingSocial Impact for Local Farmers SoutheastAsia is the world’s largest pineapple producerregion withPhilippines,Thailand and Indonesia amongst the top producers.Significant volumes of pineapple leaf waste generated is commonly burnt, discarded into landfills, or composted,resulting in harmful environmental impacts.

Instead, working with local farmers, NEXTEVO collects these pineapple leaves and turns them into valueadded materials forthe textile industry. Not only minimizing existing environmental problems in the process, but also supplementing income forfarmers. The joint venture inThailand between JinnyTantipipatpong, chairman ofSAICO (world’s fourth largest pineapple cannery producer), and NEXTEVO creates a vertically integrated supply chain.This includes sourcing pineapple leaves, processing into RTSfibers and blended yarns for manufacturers, making premium consumer products for brands globally.

Extensive NetworkAcrossSoutheastAsia forPineapple Leaves and otherAgricultural WasteSources

The pineapple leaf fiber(PALF) production inThailand results from a year-long journey from proof-ofconcept to production.Trial production started in lateSeptember 2021 and thePALF production volume will scale-up by first quarter 2022.

In Indonesia,PALF sourcing has already begun with a farm cooperative, with plans to expand into processing coconut husk waste into sustainable materials by second quarter 2022.

NEXTEVO Founder HaroldKoh, who spent nine years as CEO of Great GiantPineapple (world’s single largest pineapple plantation in Indonesia), has built an extensive network in the agricultural sector. Harold plans to expand to othertypes of agricultural waste inSoutheastAsia to provide sustainable value-added solutions at scale.

In the next three years, NEXTEVO aims to impact the lives of 5,000 farmers inSoutheastAsia.

About NEXTEVO [https://nextevo.one/ ] NEXTEVO’s mission is to transform agricultural waste at scale into sustainable value-added products for everyday living and agricultural applications.The company aims to drive positive social impact to farmers and relieve environmental pollution. Underlying these efforts is its goal towards zero waste, utilizing every component of agricultural waste. NEXTEVO is located inSingapore with operations inThailand and Indonesia.

Source: NEXTEVO [편집자주]본고는자료제공사에서제공한것으로,연합뉴스는내용에대해어떠한편집도하지않 았음을밝혀드립니다. (끝) 출처:PRNewswire보도자료

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