Founded in 1954, Supima is the sole promotional organization representing the American Pima cotton growers. Supima is known as the world’s finest Extra-Long Staple cotton and is grown in the western and southwestern United States. Supima is used in premium home fashions and apparel products and is highly sought after by consumers for its superior softness and strength. Over 350 premium retailers, brands and textile manufacturers from 32 countries are Supima licensees, and therefore, have the authority to use the Supima name and trademark. From field to fabric, the Supima licensing program verifies the authenticity of products using the Supima name. Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lacoste, Brooks Brothers and Tommy Bahama are among the many premium retailers and brands using the Supima trademark.
Founded in 1954, Supima is the promotional organization of the American Pima cotton growers. The Board of Directors of this non-profit organization is composed of Pima growers from the states of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas.
Supima’s primary objective is to promote the increased consumption of American Pima cotton around the world. Supima is a major sponsor of research programs to improve the quality of American Pima. Supima also works closely with cotton industry organizations and government agencies to ensure a fair and viable marketing environment for American Pima cotton growers.
Over 300-fine count textile mills, manufacturers and retailers from around the world are licensed to use the Supima® brand; licenses are given only to select, high-quality textile mills, apparel and textile manufacturers, and retailers whose products are made of 100% American Pima cotton.