Delta Apparel Joins Cotton LEADS Program

Delta Apparel

Greenville, South Carolina-based Delta Apparel Inc., a provider of core activewear and lifestyle apparel products, joins the Cotton LEADS program.

The Cotton LEADS program aims to raise awareness of sustainable and responsible cotton growing practices and to keep member partners informed about the leading efforts in reducing the environmental impact of cotton production. Currently, the Cotton LEADS program has more than 600 partner companies around the world.

“Delta Apparel has been a good customer of U.S. cotton for many years,” says Jennifer Lukowiak, director of supply chain marketing at Cotton Incorporated. “By joining Cotton LEADS, they underscore their commitment to sustainability and to the role U.S. cotton plays in fulfilling it.”

“Quality products start with quality ingredients,” says Deb Merrill, president of Delta Group and CFO of Delta Apparel Inc. “For Delta Apparel, quality has to also include a sustainability component. We are proud to support the work that cotton farmers are doing and to utilize their fiber across our brand portfolio, including Salt Life, COAST, Soffe, and Delta. We take great pride in the efficiency throughout our supply chain and managing sustainable cotton resources without adding costs.”

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Alexandria Bruce is the former managing editor of GRAPHICS PRO magazine.

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