Pineapples Aren't Just Fruit — They're Becoming Fashion
A fashion designer is making vegan leather out of pineapple leaf fiber.By Melissa Prax | October 5, 2016
Biodegradable leather sounds like a contradiction. But pineapples are changing that.
Fashion designer Carmen Hijosa transforms unused leaves from pineapple farms into a vegan leather. And that means farmers in places like the Philippines can use all of a pineapple.
It took her seven years to develop the process.