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Bamboo dishes: eco-friendly, practical and beautiful
Bamboo - is a raw material of natural origin, has long been used by man in everyday life.More than two centuries ago it was used for the construction of houses, bridges, boats, home paraphernalia, musical instruments. In eastern medicine, the plant was used as a sedative and cosmetic.
The technology of creating fiber raw materials came from Japan and received further development in Russia.Practicality, ecological purity and beauty of the plant were appreciated by contemporaries, and bamboo dishes made from it conquered the elegance and durability of use.
Bamboo fiber properties
Bamboo is known as a rare herb with unusual characteristics. High rates of growth, up to 2–3 cm per hour, make it possible to obtain a large crop in a short period. For the manufacture of dishes using plant fibers, which are obtained by grinding the stems and leaves and their subsequent conversion into threads.The choice of a method of processing, mechanical or chemical, will not in any way change the exceptional properties of bamboo.
The hot-pressing method results in a solid and beautiful dish, in which it is convenient to store fruits, salads, cold dishes, rolls, cereals. From the inside, such a product is treated with a food lacquer with a water-repellent and anti-bacterial coating. The applied patterns and ornaments serve as a peculiar decoration of its surface.
In addition to bamboo fibers, palm leaves, sugarcane, starch, and food components are used in the manufacture of dishes.The subsequent disposal of the product in water or soil is associated with a rapid decomposition process, so bamboo cooking utensils do not harm nature at all andit is rightfully considered an environmentally friendly raw material.Natural compost can be used as an effective fertilizer.
Bamboo ware in its appearance is markedly different from the usual ceramic and glass plates. The manufacturing techniques of similar products can be different, therefore their appearance will be different. Such dishes are attractive, unique and technically improved.
- low weight of the material;
- elegance of lines and shapes;
- high hygienic qualities, ease of care;
- no toxic components.
Ware from bamboo fibers is very convenient for nature trips, picnics, dinners in cafes and restaurants, it can also be presented as a gift or a small surprise.
Unlike ceramic plates, it is stronger and more reliable, so an accidental fall on the floor does not harm it at all. Natural start gives a special aesthetics and ease of use. Using paint based on soy will make the product absolutely safe, and the taste of food in a beautiful design will become more saturated and fragrant.
Valuable quality material
Bamboo dishes are light, fresh and beautiful.
- The safety of the raw materials used is confirmed by certificates.
- Plant growth and development is not stimulated by chemicals and fertilizers, and regular cutting does not destroy bamboo.
- The finished fiber does not contain chemical components.
- The natural properties of bamboo actively counteract the growth and reproduction of bacteria and fungi, so it is completely uninteresting for pests. These qualities are preserved in the best possible way after the completion of processing.
- The contact of the fibers with food favorably affects its composition: the antibacterial effect will kill all possible types of pathogenic organisms.
- Numerous processing of dishes does not reduce its valuable properties.
- Proven antimicrobial efficacy contributes to the destruction of the pathogenic flora within 1 hour after contact with the fiber surface.
- Bamboo does not cause allergic reactions.
- Natural material inhibits ultraviolet radiation.
Thermal insulation, hygroscopicity, mechanics:
- Soaked fiber dries quickly.
- Durability and wear resistance of dishes regardless of its condition.
- Constant color due to continuous use.
Bamboo dishes are distinguished by low prices, a variety of shapes and colors. Its light weight allows you to safely use it on the road without fear that it will cause an advantage.
Attention!Given the fact that the plates of this natural material can dissolve in water, do not leave them for a long time in the form of flooded.
Features of the use of bamboo tableware
Utensils made of bamboo fiber can withstand fairly high temperatures, however, it is impossible to put it on a gas stove, it threatens to cause a fire. If we talk about heating in the microwave, then you need to clearly follow the instructions. In most cases, contact with the microwave is quite acceptable. The method of using such dishes depends on the technology of its manufacture.
Higher-quality products have double impregnation, which allows them to enhance their water-repellent and antimicrobial properties. It is completely safe for children, so its use is not only pleasant, but also useful for the family. Bamboo plates will not fall apart into small pieces if accidentally dropped from the table.
- absolute naturalness;
- ergonomic shape;
- brightness of colors.
The range of manufactured dishes from bamboo
Bamboo natural raw materials are an excellent base for manufacturing the following items: plates, trays, salad bowls, fruit vases, cutting boards, containers for bulk products. They are made by pressing, the wall thickness of such products reaches 3-5 mm. Internal and external lacquer coating does not allow the material to swell from contact with water.Dishes from this material will facilitate digestion and create a cheerful mood for the whole day.
The desire of many housewives to cook for a couple was greeted by manufacturers of bamboo products with enthusiasm, so steamers made of natural material appeared. Forks, knives, spoons, skimmers, shovels and colanders are presented in a large assortment. It is convenient to store small household utensils and grocery products in baskets and cans.
How to care for bamboo dishes
Dishes from natural raw materials need careful care. It does not allow the use of abrasive cleaning agents, chemicals, excessively hot water.Gentle treatment with soapy water or gel means is allowed. Any information on the correct content of bamboo utensils is contained in the instructions, which should be followed. So, if one manufacturer allows processing of the product in the dishwasher, the other does not allow the use of rigid sponges.
So the dishes made of bamboo fiber will completely expand the range of your possibilities for a healthy and natural way of life.