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Fruit Leather-Rotterdam

I came across Fruit Leather-Rotterdam during a materials research trip to the Netherlands. Fruit Leather uses waste from local fruit markets to create a durable leather-like material. At the time, the creators of this material, Siemen Cox and Mark Slegers, were still in the early stages of research and development and were looking for Makers to test and give feedback. I was excited to put Fruit Leather through the rigors of shoemaking and help push this concept forward.  

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Fruit Leather uses waste from local fruit markets to create a durable leather-like material.

Fruit Leather uses waste from local fruit markets to create a durable leather-like material.

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