Production

Transparency should never stop
at the factory gate.

We carefully select the cotton farms and home textile factories on site. We build long-term relationships with our partners whom we respect as part of our employees and our family.

Production - Uncompromising quality

Uncompromising quality

We have found the ideal partners in India that meet our quality, environmental and social criteria.

The factories we work with produce different types of bed linen with one thing in common: "the search for excellence".
They select the best cottons, use only long-fibre cotton (also called Egyptian cotton) that is incredibly soft and resistant to guarantee softness and quality over time, and are able to weave and knit fine, high quality fabrics. Each piece is meticulously checked by hand.

The owners are involved in the supply chain of GOTS and Fairtrade organic cotton from the fields of the agricultural cooperatives to their workshops. They control each step following a rigorous process. Kalani has implemented a quality control system. It participates in the selection of cotton, pre-finances its farmers' seeds and works directly with the organic cotton cooperatives, while applying strict quality procedures controlled by experts in each field.

Production - Cotton

Our cotton

Kalani products are made from 100% certified organic and Fairtrade cotton, produced and certified according to organic farming standards. In order to guarantee the quality of the best cotton and the sustainable development of the farms that grow it, we have partnered with other small and medium sized European, American, Japanese and Australian brands.

Thanks to this coalition of brands and this unique approach, we are one of the only brands in the world able to guarantee local communities cotton purchases that allow farmers to live and work with dignity in terms of health and finances.

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Production - Certifications

Our certifications

It is our actions that best demonstrate our approach to sustainable development. However, certificates provide a foundation for integrity verified by third party organizations, and we believe that controls and audits are always necessary.

We are certified :
GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), by ECOCERT Greenlife N°163195, Fairtrade N°35216, by FLO-CERT. Vegan, approved by PETA. All our products are REACH Compliant, which means that they are produced with components and products that meet European health norms.

Our factories are audited and certified SA8000, they guarantee a respect of social conditions and respect the rules and code of conduct of the ILO (International Labor Organization - UN).

Represents the world’s strictest standard and the only one to simultaneously guarantee the organic cultivation of cotton, its traceability throughout the supply chain and certified production procedures, dyeing, finishing and imprinting, without using products which are harmful to the environment and users, as well as an additional monitoring of social working conditions at each stage.
Guarantees that 100% of the cotton used in Kalani products is bought from farmers and cooperatives while guaranteeing them a premium price, which enables them to live from a living wage and not a minimum wage, and while respecting the rules and minimum price thresholds of Fairtrade International.

REACH is a regulation of the European Union, adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks of chemicals. It also promotes alternative methods for the assessment of substances to reduce the number of tests on animals.  REACH compliant product are safe and protect human health, the environment and the animals.

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is an association dedicated to establish and protect the rights of all animals. Like humans, animals are capable of suffering and want to lead their own lives cruelty free. Products with a PETA-Approved Vegan certification guarantee that those products are made of vegan alternatives instead of animal-derived products: materials, dyes, cosmetics, chemicals, …

Our factories

Transparency does not stop at the factory gate. This is why we are taking you on a small tour in India to discover these factories that work to achieve our project and participate in the improvement of the world because, as you know, it is the little drops that make the big rivers...

Production - bed linen

Our bed linen factory

Founded in 1934, it was one of the first Indian factories to be certified "Organic Cotton GOTS" in 2002.

All its customers are sustainable brands from all over the world, who only buy certified organic products from them. It is also Fairtrade and SA8000 certified.

It also has the very rare peculiarity of being 10% owned by a cooperative of organic cotton farmers.
Our dear farmers are therefore also directly involved in the production of our beautiful sheets.

This factory is located in the province of West Bengal in the North of India. We started working together in early 2016.

This factory produces different types of bed linen with the best cottons. It weaves and knits fine, high quality fabrics, of which each piece is verified one by one.

188 workers, both men and women, have been working here for many years in a spirit of mutual respect.

Production - plaid

Our throws/plaids factory

Founded in 2010, this factory specialises in terry, plaids and throws.

Its customers are mainly sustainable brands that buy only certified organic products from them.

The factory is also certified Organic Cotton GOTS, Fairtrade and SA8000.

It is located in the province of Uttar Pradesh, in the North of India. We started working together mid-2016.

it is the quality of their flat knits, ideal for our throws/plaids, that seduced us.

212 workers, women and men, work there with respect.

Production - Bed linen factory

Our hotel Towels and bath linen factory

Founded in 1990, one of the most important towel factory that is committed to sustainability especially on energy consumption and water recycling. They are Fairtrade cotton and Organic cotton GOTS certified and SA8000 Social Compliance Responsibility certified.

It’s located in the Punjab province in the North of India, we use their hotel towels since 2019.

this factory produce all kind of towels but particularly organic and Fairtrade towels for the Hospitality industry. The towels are made to resist to the most demanding hotels industrial laundries.

730 workers, both women and men.

Production - Our factories

Our Luxury Towels & bath linen factory

Founded in 1953 in Belgium, our organic de Luxe bath linen factory is the European market leader for bath linen. Equipped with the latest technology machines, the factory remains the leader in the face of certain imports from lower cost countries.

Environmental protection is one of its priorities. The factory is therefore certified organic GOTS, Fairtrade Cotton and Cradletocradle for some of its productions.

100% Belgian factory; weaving and dyeing in Wallonia, sewing and finishing in Flanders, this factory produces 100% local made in Belgium.

This factory is the leader in Europe, it produces for some of the most prestigious brands in the world. It is able to respond to any specific request thanks to its expertise and experience.

71 women and 41 men work there daily.

Production - Candles

The manufacture of our handmade candles

The candles that smell like cotton flower and fresh linen, declined in 2 variations (one for the morning and one for the evening) are hand-made in Brussels by Isabeau in her Workshop in the heart of Brussels. We have realised this partnership following a beautiful encounter during xMas 2017.

The candle containers are recycled and the candle components are 100% vegetable, natural, vegan and chemical free.

To learn more, read the article about this beautiful collaboration.

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