A Tofu Bear: Efficient


It’s a bear made out of tofu, and it feels like cashmere. Most bears are made with synthetic, petroleum-based materials. This one is spun with Soysilk, a by-product of tofu production. The bear has a home page and it’s available from Biltmore World Trade for $39.

Story via Treehugger.

Comments 4

  1. Kim

    I contacted the company to return the bears.
    I was told I have to pay for shipping on the defective products and they will only replace the bear not refund my money.

  2. Kim

    I purchased two tofu bears and was extremely disappointed. I washed one bear and when I took it out of the washer it was torn in four places. I looked at the unwashed bear and the seams were not properly stitched and it was coming apart in two places.
    The website claims the bears are 100% SOYSILK, which they are not. The bears are stuffed with a synthetic filler.

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