Information on Fur

Global Fur Fashion Design Competition Calls for Design Talents

News - September 11, 2017 - The International Fur Federation opens applications for the 14th annual global fur design competition Remix.

Fur Farming Vital For Strong Economy in Poland

News - September 7, 2017 - Fur farming plays a crucial role for a strong and stable economy in Poland, a new independent study presented at the 27th Economic Forum in Krynica finds out.

Finnish Fur Farmers Take Immediate Action to Prevent Isolated Cases of Oversized Foxes in the Future

News - August 29, 2017 - Although it is only a limited problem, Finnish fur farmers now recruits additional vets and intensifies cooperation with authorities in order to effectively put an end to the breeding of oversized foxes. The implementation of the science-based animal welfare programme WelFur also plays an important role.

Fur Cycling Team Raises Money to Fight Cancer

News - August 4, 2017 - The Dutch fur sector raises money to fight one of the deadliest forms of cancer. People within the sector have put together a team called Fur Life in an effort to help medical research into brain tumours.

Fashion to Farm: Inspirational Designer Becomes Fur Farmer

News - June 12, 2017 - Driven by the desire to explain to customers how the fur value chain works, the youngest furrier in Norway goes to work on a fur farm for a week.

World Fur Trade is Booming Despite China Slowdown

News - June 6, 2017 - Despite a predicted slow down in the Chinese luxury sector, new figures reveal that the fashion and interior design sectors continues to drive fur production in Europe and North America with fur items more popular than ever.

Kopenhagen Fur Wins ELLE Magazine’s Sustainability Award

News - May 29, 2017 - European fur auction house Kopenhagen Fur has won ELLE Magazine's CSR award for its work with sustainable fashion. It is important to highlight such a major player in the fashion world, Chief Editor says.

WelFur: the Bridge between Responsible Farming and Fashion

News - May 17, 2017 - Around 450 fur farms across Europe had the first ever WelFur assessment visit as part of the implementation of the world's most advance science-based animal welfare programme.

Estonian Parliament Votes in Favour of Fur Farming

News - May 11, 2017 - The Estonian parliament has voted against a ban on fur farming, and Estonia thus follows the example of parliaments in Latvia, Denmark, Norway and Finland where similar discussions have taken place in the past few years. Reason and accountability has won in Estonia, says CEO of Fur Europe.

EU Commission: The Fur Sector Shows the Way for Other Farming Sectors

News - May 10, 2017 - With the science-based animal welfare assessment programme WelFur the European fur sector is on the forefront of animal welfare in Europe. The European fur sector can show the way for other farming sectors keen on making progress, the European Commission says.