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Wool Academy with Elisabeth van Delden - Elisabeth van Delden 11th May 2017
#028: Pedro Otegui about the wool industry in Uruguay
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#028: Pedro Otegui about the wool industry in Uruguay

Pedro Otegui from wool combing mill Lanas Trinidad in Uruguay gives an overview of the Uruguayan wool market in general and introduces his family company Lanas Trinidad. Pedro explains how Lanas Trinidad manages to be self-sufficient in terms of the mill's water and energy consumption always keeping the environment in mind. Lanas Trinidad also complies to many accreditation and licenses and Pedro explains the benefit of the same. Furthermore, Pedro discusses the issues the industry faces as more and more farmers disengage from wool production. In this episode, you will also learn from Pedro what is so special about Uruguayan wool and how farmers are committed to high animal welfare standards.

About Pedro Otegui

Pedro Otegui is the Director at the wool combing company Lanas Trinidad in Uruguay. Lanas Trinidad is the main producer and exporter of combed wool tops in Uruguay. Pedro is the 3rd generation of the Otegui family working in the company which was founded in 1916.

Connect with Pedro Otegui here

Lanas Trinidad Website

Key Time Stamps

[spp-timestamp time="00:51"] About Pedro Otegui and Lanas Trinidad
[spp-timestamp time="01:50"] The process of wool combing at Lanas Trinidad
[spp-timestamp time="06:46"] Buying wool in Uruguay
[spp-timestamp time="08:41"] Why wool farmers left the industry
[spp-timestamp time="10:43"] Actions taken to keep farmers in wool
[spp-timestamp time="13:00"] What makes Uruguayan wool so special
[spp-timestamp time="13:44"] Typical customers of Lanas Trinidad
[spp-timestamp time="14:59"] About accreditations and licenses
[spp-timestamp time="17:12"] How to connect with Lanas Trinidad