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Se você deseja saber mais sobre o algodão brasileiro, basta navegar no menu ao lado para conhecer a fundo a qualidade, a sustentabilidade e a rastreabilidade da matéria-prima que você pode adquirir. Algumas informações também são importantes para a sua decisão de compra:

 

Os fardinhos de algodão brasileiro são padronizados na prensagem, no final do processo de beneficiamento. Cada um tem peso médio de 200kg – 220kg e 0,90m de comprimento, 0,50m de largura e 1,4m de altura.

Cada fardo de algodão brasileiro possui um código de rastreio que informa: fazenda produtora, algodoeira beneficiadora, número da prensa utilizada no beneficiamento, laboratório de qualidade e análise HVI.

O algodão brasileiro está disponível para compra 12 meses no ano, facilitando seu planejamento e dando liberdade para seu cronograma de produção.

 

 

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the history


Brazilian cotton has a curious history of resilience and innovation. According to historical reports, local indigenous people used cotton fibers to produce yarns and rustic fabrics. But in 1750 the country discovered the commercial potential of its agricultural production and cotton became a sort of white gold for the domestic economy.

until the 1980s

Brazil was one of the world's largest producers and exporters of cotton.

late 1980s

early 1990s

The boll weevil spread across the fields destroying entire crops, causing families to lose everything and the Brazilian production to drop by more than 60%. This was one of the worst crises caused by a pest in cotton farming in the world.

late 1990s

Cotton crops are resumed and Abrapa (Brazilian Association of Cotton Growers) is created. The Association is responsible for uniting producers from all over Brazil.

2004

Creation of Abrapa's traceability system in which each Brazilian cotton bale carries a code with a unique numerical sequence that makes it possible to track bales and also bears the following identification information: grower, crop year, ginning plant, laboratory, and HVI test results.

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2005

Start of the sustainability pillar for Brazilian cotton, which since 2013 has worked in tandem with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). In 2020 Brazil became the first country in the world to also certify the Cotton Ginning Plants.

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2016

Development of the quality pillar based on monitoring programs for HVI laboratories, ensuring full transparency for the Brazilian cotton information.

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2020

Production in Brazil offers traceability, sustainability, quality, and year-round availability.

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