Biobased Technologies

USDA BioPreferred®

USDA BioPreferred® is a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) certification program that promotes the increased use and purchase of biobased products.


Biobased products are intermediate materials and products that are composed in whole, or in significant part, of biological products, renewable agricultural materials, or forestry materials. The USDA certifies that Cotton Incorporated’s moisture management and water-repellent technologies are new, innovative, and biobased.