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There are at least eight companies across the globe using mycelium to make leather, per the 2021 MII report.
New Nonprofit Focuses on Developing Sustainable Materials
Investment in next-generation materials more than doubled in 2021 to nearly $1 billion, according to MII.
The plant-based craze is coming for fashion
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