Desserto recognized worldwide for sustainable product

November 1st, 2021

Desserto® leather is produced from the mature leaves of the nopal cactus native to the state of Zacatecas in Mexico. After cutting, the leaves are dried in the sun before processing. Photo: Desserto. Less than two years after its launch, Mexico-based vegan cactus leather creator Desserto® has garnered eight international awards.  The most recent award […]

Read More

Vegan leather, beyond beLEAF™

November 1st, 2019

Leather made from leaves has the feel and texture of traditional leather while offering an environmentally sustainable option. Photos: Ricardo Perini. A material that looks and feels like leather is actually made from leaves. Natural and renewable, beLEAF™ is the creation of Nova Kaeru, a Brazilian company dedicated to developing ethical, sustainable and innovative products. The […]

Read More