New innovation for wool in billion dollar air filtration market

Rural Exchange 03/12/2017

Air pollution could be the cause of 1 in 3 deaths in China, new academic research suggests, making everyday life about as deadly as smoking cigarettes in some parts of the country, with 31.8% of deaths linked in someway to smog.

This is a great opportunity for New Zealand wool growers, thanks to Andy Ramsden of Lanaco, who is behind the new breed of sheep, Astino - where the wool fibre quality of this breed is perfect for air filtration products which is a billion dollar industry.

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