Wait, honey. Let me just grab my fruitleather before we go.
“…This leather can then be made into all kinds of things. The video shows bags, decorations, and even a chair. “We ourselves have created a design bag made completely out of the fruit leather material. The bag shows the quality and possibilities that fruit leather has to offer as a material,” say the designers.
With further development, the team thinks that fruit leather could become a viable commercial material. Even if it doesn’t wear as hard as animal leathers, it could certainly provide an alternative to plastics, or even card and paper packaging. Imagine buying a carton of strawberries, packed in a box made of those strawberries’ wasted siblings…”