Thai researchers develop pineapple leaf leather-based leather alternative

sustainability  webp 1536x1000Scientists at Thailand’s Mahidol University have developed a new pineapple-based leather alternative that is claimed to have excellent strength and sustainability properties.

The bio-based material is made by mechanically extracting pineapple leaf fibres from waste pineapple leaves.

For the full story, see the July 2024 edition of Textiles South East Asia.


Image: Sustainability (2023). DOI: 10.3390/su152115400