UK Crops Help Revive Textile Industry

Press/Media: Research


Report on research working with Soil Association Scotland and Innovative Farmers seeking to introduce flax as a possible new fibre crop in Scotland. Documents current year's work with a focus on 10 farms and 3 sites for flax production.

Period23 May 2024

Media coverage


Media coverage

  • TitleUK Crops Help Revive Textiles Industry
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletWaitrose Weekend
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1 page
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionReport on research in tandem with Soil Association and James Hutton Institute
    Producer/AuthorAnne-Marie Julyan
    PersonsCollette Paterson, Niki Taylor, Shirley McLauchlan


  • Flax
  • Textiles
  • Farming
  • Textile Industry
  • Economy
  • Innovation
  • Exnovation
  • Regenerative
  • Regenerative Textiles
  • Fibres