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Why Adidas is swapping leather for mushrooms

Growing concerns over the impact of traditional leather on the environment and the rising trend of using animal-free products have helped boost the demand for vegan or faux leather. It has even been estimated that the vegan leather market will reach up to $89.6 billion by 2025, and grow at a compound annual growth rate of 49.9 per cent in the forecast period from 2019 to 2025, according to a Vegan Leather Market report by Infinium Global Research. In recent years, several footwear retailers have