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Abaca fibers – plant for a future

Eco textile innovation for a better future. Since sustainability and performance are key features of PALTEX products, the latest eco-friendly textile collection – Abaca fibers represent a variety of features, such as 100% biodegradable, soft and durable.

Abaca or commonly known as Musa textiles is a banana species native to the Philippines and is mainly cultivated for its fibre. It has a fine, lustrous texture and produces a remarkably long fibre of up to three metres, which can be used to make textiles with excellent performance of durable, strong and highly breathable. Moreover, abaca is 100% biodegradable and without applying any pesticides, which is more sustainable than cotton. PALTEX Abaca collection includes woven and knits, that is suitable for outdoor shirt and sportswear.