Environmentally Friendly, healthy for you and our planet, the products we make are handcrafted utilizing sustainable resources such as Organic Cottons, Hemp, Kapok, Buckwheat hulls, Natural Latex and Recycled Poly fiber.
Choices that are healthy and safe for you and our planet.
Who we are...
Bean Products, Inc. is an environmentally sustainable and socially conscious small business located in Chicago Illinois and dedicated to environmentally sustainable manufacturing of well designed, useful, long-lasting products having a minimal impact on our environment.
Our Founder Chuck Blumenthal and the talented team at Bean Products began by creating the first and finest body pillow called the Sleeping Bean body pillow back in 1987.
What we do...
From the Sleeping Bean body pillow, Bean Products has since grown into one of the leaders in sustainable manufacturing. Specializing in earth-friendly pillows including the Veggie Bean organic kapok body pillow, Wheat Dreamz buckwheat hull pillows, organic cotton and kapok bed, maternity and reading in bed pillows, Bean Products continues to innovate with designs and production of unique and healthy products.
Another "Bean" product line focuses on Health and Wellness and includes exceptional natural Yoga mats, blocks, bags, straps, bolsters and other tools for yoga. Meditation tools such as zafu and zabuton cushions, wood meditation benches, eye pillows as well as Pilates and fitness accessories such as hot/cold gel therapy wraps, resistance exercise bands and tubes, inversion and the special Whale stretching bench for back care. Rounding out the Health and Wellness category are organic Shiatsu and Thai massage mats.
Bean Products is also a leader in producing Organic Home Furnishings. We utilize pure hemp, organic cotton, recycled poly fiber from soda bottles, buckwheat hulls, natural latex foam rubber and recycled bean bag fills. The Bean Home line include natural shower curtains of hemp or cotton, hemp and cotton bean bag chairs, Big Bean loungers, Pet beds, and a full line of organic upholstered furniture. Our Bean Organic line of upholstered furniture expresses a sophisticated contemporary style for comfortable Sofas, Love seats, Chairs, Ottomans, and Beds of FSC certified wood, organic cotton batting and wool, pure hemp fabrics and natural non-toxic finishes and old world craftsmanship.
Why we do it...
As a member of the Co-op America Business Network, Bean Products, Inc. conducts business according to standards that reach beyond contemporary practices in addressing the needs of consumers, employees, the community and the environment.
This pledge signifies an extraordinary commitment to operate in a socially just and environmentally sustainable manner
Members are committed to helping to preserve our beautiful planet by business practices that employ energy savings, resource conservation and utilizing sustainable materials whenever possible