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Chipotle Adds Tofu to America's Fast-Food Arsenal

Chipotle Adds Tofu to America's Fast-Food Arsenal
Courtesy Business Wire

It was Benjamin Franklin who apparently helped introduce tofu to the U.S. According to the Soyfoods Association of North America, Franklin wrote in a Jan. 11, 1770, letter from London:

“My ever dear Friend: I send Chinese Garavances. Cheese [is] made of them, in China, which so excited my curiosity. Some runnings of salt (I suppose runnet) is put into water, when the meal is in it, to turn to curds. These … are what the Tau-fu is made of.”