This Supima authentication program would allow APDN to distinguish between American Pima
cotton cultivars and other types of cotton and could represent annual revenues of up to $1 million to APDN.
In another positive development, APDN received its third milestone payment from Supima, the promotional organization of the American Pima cotton growers.
We believe that there will be strong market demand for testing of cotton cultivars to distinguish between American Pima cotton and other cotton, once we successfully complete this feasibility study," Dr.
Copy on the ad describes how American Pima cotton is used in luxurious sheets and towels, and directs readers to the organization's Web site, Supimacotton.
American Pima cotton, too, is an extra-long staple variety.
OTC Bulletin Board: APDN), a provider of DNA-based security solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Supima[R], the promotional organization of the American Pima
cotton growers, to help it preserve the brand's reputation as the finest cotton in the world.
The three ensembles, in addition to the two introduced at last market, are woven, made from quality ring-spun American pima
cotton and use 400-thread-count sateen on the sheets, he added.
Supima, the trademark licensed by the Supima Association to specific manufacturers and retailers, guarantees that a fiber is 100 percent American pima
, as regulated by the association from seed selection to finishing and channels of distribution.
Supima [the trade name for American pima
cotton] is going great guns," said Jesse Curlee, president of the Supima Association.
cotton producers market their home textiles with 100 percent pima under the "Supima" name which has a quality presence for finer stores and catalog houses.