How is cactus leather made?
The process is simple:
- The cactus is harvested
- Mature leaves are cut, cleaned, and mashed
- Then the product is dried in the sun and then ground into powder
- Finally the powder is mixed with a patented formula to produce leather
What kind of cactus is used to make cactus leather?
Prickly pear (Opuntia cacti)
Where is the cactus grown?
In the state of Zacatecas in Mexico, which offers soil rich in minerals and plenty of rain water.
Where are CACTO’s products made?
They are made by our team of craftsmen in Guadalajara, Mexico. Then they are sent to California for their global distribution.
Who developed cactus leather?
Cactus leather was developed by two mexican entrepreneurs: Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez.
Is cactus leather edible?
Aequem - London, United Kingdom
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