Daily Archives: October 23, 2014

LLAMA LEATHER IS MORE RESISTANT THAN CATTLE

Reports La Prensa:

CURRENTLY THERE ARE SOME 20 MILLION HEADS OF CAMELIDS

LLAMA LEATHER IS MORE RESISTANT

2014-10-20 07.13.40 amLa Paz. The Llama leather is 15 times more resistant than those of cattle, said Roberto Mustafa, general manager of Curtiembre Andina [Andina Tannery].

In an interview with the newspaper Cuero Noticias [Leather News], Mustafa said that with the help of European companies managed tp process llama leather, that formerly was not tanned and only served to make bread baskets. It is estimated that there are about 20 million head of Bolivia Andean camelids, including llamas and alpacas, demonstrating its potential.

http://www.laprensa.com.bo/diario/actualidad/economia/20141020/cuero-de-llama-es-mas-resistente_61711_102107.html

This is great and important news!