Fresh bark deliveries to the two NTE Company (Pty) Ltd factories at Iswepe and Hermannsburg, on-going research and strict quality control ensure that the numerous wattle extract products that are supplied by Mimosa Extract Company (Pty) Ltd (“MEC”) are of the highest quality.
Vegetable tannins are natural products contained in various parts of trees (e.g. bark, wood, pods etc.).
The chemical constituents of vegetable tannins are composed of polymeric polyphenolic molecules.
Our well known wattle extract brands for leather, Mimosa ME Powder and Elephant, Unicorn and ME Solid, are used to tan and retan leathers for shoes, belts, saddles, harnesses etc. These standard wattle extracts are complemented by a range of specialized products such as Mimosa GS, FS, WS, MS, DK, RG, RN, CR, XS and Golden, developed for tanning and retanning an extended range of dynamic leathers.