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The Keeper Jute Tote Bag

The Keeper Jute & Cotton Tote Bag.

Our unique heavy weight natural jute fibre and organic cotton blend tote bag is strong, stable and has a lustrous appearance.

Built large and strong for your grocery shopping and with 6 inbuilt compartments to keep olive oil bottles upright, safely stash cartons of eggs or celery or keep your wallet in, safe and clearly visible. 

As soon as you pick up our tote bag you will know it is something special. Thus it truly makes the perfect gift for that friend, colleague or family member who 'has everything'. 

What is Jute?

Jute is a natural vegetable fibre from the bark of the white Jute plant, or Corchorus Capsularis. Jute is easy to grow, harvest and weave and its fibres make a sturdy yet biodegradable fabric. 

In fact, jute is the second most versatile fabric after cotton, and the second most common fibre grown and used all across the world. But the best thing about jute is it uses less water than other fabrics during production, and the production of jute is more eco-friendly than any other fabric. Jute thrives on rainwater, and with enough water (like in the monsoon regions of India), there's little need for fertiliser to help it along, nor does it need pesticides.

Jute is a gorgeous golden-brown colour, so it's sometimes called Golden Fibre. It is light, has a shimmery shine to it, and has a flexibility and durability unlike other fibres. 

By combining Jute and Organic Cotton grown in similar regions we create a traditional yet luxurious and strong natural weave that makes our tote bags so unique. 

Our tote bag is

  • 38cm wide, 23cm deep and 34cm tall with 54cm long padded handles
  • There are 6 internal pockets, two on each side and one on each end
  • The padded handles make the heavy weights it can carry more comfortable
  • Perfect for shopping, heading to the beach or on picnics or using as a day bag with its multiple pockets for those who like to be organised 

GOTS Certified Organic - Packaging made from recycled cotton.

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Photography and text courtesy of The Keeper.


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