Jute (including kenaf) was an important foreign exchange earner for the producing countries during '60s. Even during the '70s, jute was an important commodity for most of the producing countries. However, during the '80s, bulk handling techniques and synthetic substitutes entered the market and jute started losing its predominant position in the market.
- Jute handlooms and handicrafts, non-woven and industrial applications, jute rigid packaging, reinforced plastic, composite jute, decorative and Geo-jute and other hundreds of products.
- Jute is a biodegradable product so it has proved to a dependable material for use an alternative to plastic and timber.
- Hydrocarbon free Jute Products for packing food grade products like cocoa, coffee, shelled nuts etc;
The steady decline in markets for traditional jute products forced the Governments and Jute Industry to take up programs for development of diversified jute products over the last few years.