Tofu Kobo

Losing their jobs after a merger, a group of people decided to launch a business under the form of a worker cooperative. They did really not know what...

Losing their jobs after a merger, a group of people decided to launch a business under the form of a worker cooperative. They did really not know what to do until they thought about the idea of making and selling tofu: they wanted to propose traditional style tofu, loved by all generations in Japan. To provide healthy and high quality products, they even grew organic soya beans to make tofu. Future members and the local community contributed to build the needed capital and in June 1995, the (…)


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