Egyptian Cotton May Be King Again...But The Mills Need A MakeoverSarah Gauch
Cotton ginning at National Cotton Co.'s factory in the Fayoum oasis hasn't changed much in the last century. Here in a dingy building 80 kilometers south of Cairo, with wooden floorboards and cotton clinging to the rafters, a dozen workers feed the fluffy crop into 100-year-old British ginning machines.
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