WONZ Earns Award for Textile Development

LONDON - Wools of New Zealand has earned special recognition for its collaborative work in the development of WoJo - a sustainable textile developed for Starbucks.
     The award was presented last month on behalf of the 2010 Campaign for Wool, convened by the HRH Prince of Wales and in association with The Society of British Interior Design (SBID).

Steven Parsons, innovations manager; Elise Demboski
North American market manager; and
David Hammond, European market manager, all of Wools of New Zealand

Steven Parsons

     Development of WoJo was conceptualized by The Formary, a New Zealand-based design company charged with the challenge of converting Starbuck's jute coffee sacks into a sustainable fabric.

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