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CAN YOU IMAGINE THAT
AN LEMON BECOMES LEATHER?
VEGATEX
MADE IT HAPPEN.

LemonSkin is the bio-based leather-like material made from lemon pomace discarded by the beverage industry such as lemonade or lemon juice.

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Lemon with a high cellulose content have ample potential for being textiles. For this, high technology is required to remove sugar from apples, and VEGATEX® has a patented for this.

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LET'S TAKE A LOOK CLOSER OUR FUTURE MATERIAL.

COMPOSITION
OF LEMONSKIN

LemonSkin is made up of two layers:

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PU PLUS

Surface layer : PU Plus

A mixture of mostly lemon pomace powder and some of water-based polyurethane.

BACKING

Bottom layer : Textile backing

Lyocell backing

or 100% rPET backing 

RAW
MATERIALS

PU Plus™ (Surface)

: Apple Pomace + Water-based Polyurethane

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Textile Backing (Bottom)

: Tree or Recycled Bottle

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HOW LEMONSKIN
IS MADE
PU Plus™(SURFACE)

STEP 1

Preparation

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STEP 1 (PU+)
Collecting Apple Pomace

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected, washed and dried.

STEP 2 (PU+)

Extraction and Transformation

Apple pomace is extracted into a highly concentrated liquid and then converted into a fine powder for easy mixing and storage.

STEP 3 (PU+)

Mixed with Water-based PU

Water-based PU and apple pomace powder are mixed for durability.

BOTTOM LAYER (TEXTILE BACKING)

STEP 1

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STEP 1 (Backing)
Cellulose from 
Wood Pulp

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected and extracted into highly concentrated liquid. 

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected and extracted into highly concentrated liquid. 

STEP 2 (Backing)Thread

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected and extracted into highly concentrated liquid. 

STEP 1

Preparation

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STEP 2 (Backing)
Thread

STEP 7

(Backing)Thread

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected and extracted into highly concentrated liquid. 

STEP 6

(Backing)Thread

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected and extracted into highly concentrated liquid. 

STEP 5

(Backing)Thread

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected and extracted into highly concentrated liquid. 

STEP 4

 (Backing)Thread

From the beverage industry, the apple pomace leftover is collected and extracted into highly concentrated liquid. 

TYPES OF
APPLESKIN

TYPES OF

End Product

AppleSkin

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Colors and Texture

Powder Conversion

AppleSkins are of different types depending on their application.
What are you trying to make?

AppleSKin is perfect for use across fashion, accessorries & upholstery and has been 

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Customization of texture and colors

Extracted liquid is converted into fine powder for easy mixing and storage.

AppleShark

High Abrasion resistance, Fire retardant

BIOBASED 15% / 133 Apples / GRS certificate

Application : Sofa, Office furniture, casual shoes, handbag, Pouch, Portfolio, Accesoories, 

Composition : Plants-Based Material 26% RPET 60%, PU- PLUS +14%

LorkApple

Best-selling product in 2022, Soft hand feel and good physical performance

USDA BIOBASED 66% / 267 Apples 

Application : Handbag, Pouch, Porftfolio, Shoes, Accesorries

Ingredients : Plants-Based Material 84% PU- PLUS +16%

PointApple

Light weight, Thin with high and surface layer

USDA BIOBASED 50% / 278 Apples 

Application : Pouch, Accessories

Ingredients : Plants-Based Material 80% PU- PLUS +20%

CaptainShark

Debossing, Embossing

USDA BIOBASED 60% / 111 Apples 

Application : Logo Patch, Cosmetic Box, Accessories, Portfolio

Ingredients : Plants-Based Material 80% PU- PLUS +20%

SmartApple

High tensile strength

 

BIOBASED 10% / 89 Apples / GRS Certificate

Application : Smart phone case, Accessories 

Ingredients : Plants-Based 4%, RPET 66%, PU Plus + 30% 

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당신은 무엇을 만들려고 하나요? 

AppleShark

High Abrasion resistance, Fire retardant

BIOBASED 15% / 133 Apples / GRS certificate

Application : Sofa, Office furniture, casual shoes, handbag, Pouch, Portfolio, Accesoories, 

Ingredients : Plants-Based Material 26% RPET 60%, PU- PLUS +14%

LorkApple

Best-selling product in 2022, Soft hand feel and good physical performance

USDA BIOBASED 66% / 267 Apples 

Application : Handbag, Pouch, Porftfolio, Shoes, Accesorries

Ingredients : Plants-Based Material 84% PU- PLUS +16%

PointApple

Light weight, Thin with high and surface layer

USDA BIOBASED 50% / 278 Apples 

Application : Pouch, Accessories

Ingredients : Plants-Based Material 80% PU- PLUS +20%

CaptainShark

Debossing, Embossing

USDA BIOBASED 60% / 111 Apples 

Application : Logo Patch, Cosmetic Box, Accessories, Portfolio

Ingredients : Plants-Based Material 80% PU- PLUS +20%

SmartApple

High tensile strength

 

BIOBASED 10% / 89 Apples / GRS Certificate

Application : Smart phone case, Accessories 

Ingredients : Plants-Based 4%, RPET 66%, PU Plus + 30% 

TEXTILE

BACKING

HOW MANY APPLES

1 LINEAR METER

PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE

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