Growing Demand For Icelandic Wool - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Growing Demand For Icelandic Wool

Published March 27, 2016

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Axel Sigurðarson

Demand for Icelandic wool has been growing so fast that one company will need to hire more workers and increase production.

“Our situation today is simply that we have seen a growing demand, and we’ve started to need more workers,” Guðjón Kristinsson, the managing director of the Icelandic wool processing company Ístex, told RÚVlopapeysur sweater knit from said wool, be sure to check that the sweater is made from Icelandic wool and knit in Iceland; not China, as our Minister of Industry and Tourism learned the hard way.


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