Made in the FLX: Ithaca Soy

Ithaca Soy is based in Ithaca and has been a popular member of the community for more than 25 years. Adam Potenza is the current owner who took over the business in 2015.
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Ithaca Soy Tofu made in Ithaca, ithacasoy.com. Photo by Chelsea Fausel

To help with a goal of trying more plant-based meals in 2021, there’s Ithaca Soy.

As the name implies, Ithaca Soy is based in Ithaca and has been a popular member of the community for more than 25 years. Adam Potenza is the current owner who took over the business in 2015. Adam’s father Tony Potenza runs Potenza Organics farm which supplies the organic soybeans used to make Ithaca Soy’s products. And all of these products are made from soy grown in Tompkins, Seneca, and Schuyler counties within about 20 miles of Ithaca Soy’s production facilities.

Adam Potenza of Ithaca Soy with fresh Tofu Khan, a marinated and baked tofu delicacy.

The products Ithaca Soy offers include three styles of handcrafted tofu—soft, firm, and extra firm—and tofu that is already baked, marinated, and ready to eat called Tofu-Kan.

You can find Ithaca Soy at more than 10 different area stores, including Wegmans, P&C Fresh, and the GreenStar Food CoOp.

To learn more and to find some great recipes visit ithacasoy.com.

Made in the FLX is a weekly column highlighting the small scale food producers of the Finger Lakes. Each week we will feature a locally made food product that is distributed widely throughout the region and beyond, showcasing the strength and quality of our local resources.

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    Ithaca Soy is the best. And the Tofu Kan with smoked swiss, some mayo that makes the best vegetarian BL Tease (w/lettuce & tomato) in pita or sandwich bread. A great appetizer too

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