The Leea jacket in Salt n Pepper is made in Finland from yarn to fabric. The organic cotton fabric of the Leea jacket in Salt n Pepper is made in Orneule. Founded in 1978, Orneule Oy is Finland’s largest knitwear manufacturer. The knitting factory is located in Orivesi, where more than 0.5 million kilos of fabric is made annually. The fabric mill wants to take responsibility for the future of the environment. They do so by providing customers with greener materials and reducing carbon footprint.
The knit fabric has been awarded the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100, Class II. The cotton yarns used are also GOTS certified. Only organic fertilizers are used in its cultivation. No pesticides or chemicals are used in cultivation. Organic farming keeps the soil fertile and the environment free from chemicals. Orneule Oy complies with Finnish and European environmental laws. These laws prohibit the use of many chemicals that are still used around the world. By making high quality knitwear, they want to support sustainable development. The goal is not to make disposable materials, but to make knit fabrics that last year after year.
Orneule Oy’s products are made in Finland from start to finish, which is why they have been granted the made in Finland Avainlippu stamp. Check out the rest of the range from Lumoan and get to know the designer here.