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INTRODUCING THE PRIMUS LITE II BIO

 

PRIMUS LITE II BIO MADE FROM PLANTS FOR MINIMUM IMPACT ON YOUR BIOMECHANICS AND THE PLANET

The Primus Lite II Bio, is our new plant-based performance shoe, made with over 30% natural plant-based materials. Our philosophy is simple, minimal shoes offer you less process and materials meaning you benefit from maximum connection between your feet and the ground. Less process equals less impact on the environment too.

 

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MADE FROM PLANTS

CORN

Plant-based bio TPU made from yellow dent field corn. In the same way you make beer, a fermentation process converts glycose derived from corn starch into this magic ingredient we turn into stretchy soft uppers and super tough soles.

 

NATURAL RUBBER

Sustainably tapped straight out of the rubber tree in Vietnam, we mix this natural, strong and extra grippy rubber into our soles.

 

ALGAE FOAM

Harvested algae not only cleans and restores the environment when harvested, it’s a great ingredient for super lightweight foam insoles and natural rubber outsoles that performs well in the great outdoors.

CARBON EMMISIONS

We all know that we need to drastically cut our carbon emissions if we are to live for many generations to come on a healthier happier planet, the Bio shoe uses over 30% innovative and renewable plant based technology, instead of purely petrochemical based synthetics and is our first step in developing a fully bio-based shoe. 

Our goal is Earth Positive shoes – good for you, and for the planet, this shoe is not perfect, it still contains non-plant-based materials, but it is a step in the right direction, and better to innovate for good, than to stand still. 

 

INGREDIENTS LISt

WE AIM TO USE 90% SUSTAINABLE
MATERIALS NEXT YEAR AND 100% IN 2021 

WE LEARN AND IMPROVE WITH SHOE WE MAKE.
SO THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING.

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WE AIM TO USE 90% SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS NEXT YEAR AND 100% IN 2021   WE LEARN AND IMPROVE WITH SHOE WE MAKE. SO THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING.

LEss SHOE MORE feeling

Made from plants for minimal impact on your biomechanics and the planet. The Vivobarefoot Primus Lite II Bio is minimal, thin, wide and flexible to allow your feet to move naturally.

Our ultra-thin protective sole will give you maximum sensory feedback from the 200,000 nerve endings in your feet.

WIDE

Wide shoes allow your toes (crucially, your big toes) to provide a stable base of support.

 

THIN

Thin puncture-resistant soles allow the 200,000 nerves in each foot to provide your brain with the sensory feedback you need to move with skill.

 

FLEXIBLE

A flexible, wide foot-shaped shoe allow your muscles and tendons to load, splay and recoil putting a natural spring in your step.

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