Heiwa Tofu was founded in 2008. We knew that we could source local organic soybeans to produce fresh delicious tofu. With the support of the community, we've done it.


We started out in a garage bay in downtown Camden, using second-hand equipment and piecing it together. In 2012, we moved into Coastal Farms Food Processing in Belfast. When they closed its operations, we purchased a building in a highly visible location in Rockport in the spring of 2016. We continue to expand and fine-tune our business with the help of our amazing team and the network of mentors that surround us.


Our rockstar team

From left: Cole, Matt, Matt, Jeff (not shown: Lili, Ben, Leif)


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The entrepreneur of Heiwa Tofu since 2008, Jeff works in the production room as the primary tofu maker and does all of the office work. Passionate about small businesses, organic farming, and food production, he has combined them to create Heiwa. He travels throughout New England networking with distributors and potential clients. On the weekend, he loves to garden and cook for his family.

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Maho currently works behind the scenes for Heiwa, on the website, social media, and advisory. As a freelance flutist, she performs locally and plays at weddings and receptions with Windfern Ensemble. She works as a companion caregiver for the elderly and also has a part-time taxi driver gig driving around their daughters after school.