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Fair Go Trading distributes the full range of Earth Greetings in Western Australia

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Jute is a long, soft, shiny bast fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads. It is produced from flowering plants in the genus Corchorus, which is in the mallow family Malvaceae.

The primary source of the fiber is Corchorus olitorius. The jute fiber comes from the stem and ribbon (outer skin) of the jute plant. The fibers are first extracted by retting.

The retting process consists of bundling jute stems together and immersing them in slow running water. There are two types of retting: stem and ribbon. After the retting process, stripping begins; women and children usually do this job
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Established in 2004, Fair Go Trading continues to work with Fair Trade groups - now for over fifteen years. We have brought to market hundreds of handmade artisan products to Australia and New Zealand, supporting artisan families in developing nations.
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Matr Boomie began in 2006 with the mission of creating opportunities for women and minorities to realize their creative, economic and leadership potential.
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Earth Greetings is an Australian-based wholesale Greetings Cards and Stationery collection that uses 100% post-consumer recycled paper stock and vegetable based inks in the production of beautiful sustainable products.
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