Flocus is an ingredient brand, an innovative and vertical involved solution provider from farm to end product. We work with farmers – sort the fiber and produce yarns – non-wovens – fabric and more with supply-chain partners.
The kapok tree is regenerative and supports the eco-system, it grows organic and avoids using agricultural land. The tree provides a climate positive fiber which has many versatile and high performing properties unique for natural fibers. It can be applied in commercial and industrial textiles. Flocus introduce different product option to the market with the aim to revive the kapok industry and such we humans can help to heal the planet by planting more trees and benefit from the fruit it provides.
the tree is growing in the wild but also supports polycropping, can provide farmer a good income, the grow on hill slopes which also provides commercial opportunities for indigenous people/tribes. It can avoid erosion, preserve water and does what all trees are good at…storing carbon and nitrogen, providing fresh oxygen etc etc. All by just natural input (rain – sun – groundwater). Flocus also aligns with a bee association to support the bees and also improve the pollination of the flower, which increased the yield for the farmer. An ideal tree to scale up and for us all to benefit!