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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Cotton In Your Jeans Is Getting Pricier

(Cecilia Aros/Flickr)

(Cecilia Aros/Flickr)

Drought in many cotton growing countries has effected the crop and demand for cotton is growing.

Lawson Nickol is co-founder of All American Clothing Co. in Ohio. He tells us how the higher prices are effecting his product — jeans and t-shirts made of cotton. Could synthetics be in the future?


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