Is there a cork shortage?

Posted by Kathy on January 11, 2017 in News

Having traveled through Portugal, we saw first hand that shortage of cork supply is a myth. People in the cork industry confirmed that there are plenty of cork trees and regular planting is ensuring a continuous and stable supply. Actually there enough cork trees today in the forests of Portugal to last more than 100 years. ThePortuguese government regulates the country’s cork industry and ensures the best care and ethics are used in harvesting. Cork bark renews itself after harvesting, and  no trees are cut down. These sustainable cork forests also provide habitat for birds and other wildlife .

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