Sumary of Displaying the origin of textiles: a “revolution”, hail French manufacturers:
- The new obligations should help increase the share of French production in national textile consumption, currently capping at 5%.
- According to France Terre Textile, its label is more demanding than the Made in France and the Origine France Garantie, because, unlike these, one or two stages of production with high added value are not enough to win it.
- For the time being, it has been awarded, after an external audit, to 150 companies with 7,000 employees, or around 12% of the workforce in the French textile industry, according to the collective.
- The next obligation of traceability of the origin of textile products sold in France is a revolution favorable to French manufacturers who locate in France most of their production stages, welcomed Friday the France Terre Textile group meeting in Mulhouse (Haut-Rhin).
- In addition, a kilo of textile produced in France and recycled releases 10 times less C02 than that purchased abroad, noted Eric Boël, referring to a 2021 study by the firm
- This labeling is a revolution, a tremendous victory, which makes textiles a forerunner of transparency to the consumer, predicts Paul de Montclos, president of France Terre Textile.
- We have not yet done the tour of all the labellisable, added Eric Boël, president of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes section.