Ford And Heinz Collaborate To Make Car Interiors Out Of Tomatoes

Ford And Heinz Collaborate To Make Car Interiors Out Of Tomatoes
Design

The brands have teamed up to explore the possibility of making unused tomato parts from ketchup production into usable materials.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 12 june 2014

Ford Motor Company is collaborating with H.J. Heinz Company to explore the use of tomato fibers in developing sustainable bio-plastic materials that can be used in vehicle manufacturing.

The researchers at Ford and Heinz are specifically looking into the feasibility of using dried tomato skins to make wiring brackets or storage bins to be installed in Ford vehicles.

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