Lycra partners with Qore for bio-derived Lycra fiber


The Lycra Company has signed an agreement with Qore LLC (a joint venture by Cargill and Helm) to enable large-scale production of bio-derived spandex. Qore’s main business is the production of QIRA, a bio-derived 1,4-butanediol (BDO) that replaces for chemicals traditionally made from fossil sources. QIRA is produced from fermented ...

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