Why Use Bamboo Utensils
Why Use Bamboo UtensilsHave you ever wondered what the benefits of bamboo utensils are? You’re not alone. As consumers around the world have been growing more eco-conscious about the environmental impact of using things made out of plastic, naturally renewable products such as bamboo utensils have been growing in popularity.
What Are the Benefits of Bamboo Utensils?1. Environmentally Friendly
The first benefit of bamboo utensils is the environmental benefits of bamboo. Bamboo is a highly renewable extremely fast-growing natural material. This makes it ideal for utensils and other cooking equipment, since it can be so easily produced without even killing the plant. It is also biodegradable which makes it great for disposable utensil sets.
2. Strong and Durable Utensils
The second awesome benefit of bamboo utensils, is that they are strong and durable. Bamboo is much stronger than traditional woods while also being lightweight. This makes them ideal for camping, travel, and hiking utensils.
3. Safe to Use with Cookware
Thirdly, bamboo utensils are safe to use with non-stick cookware. Metal utensils will scratch your pans and leave damage, while the soft edges of bamboo are safe and keep your pots and pans in great condition.
4. Attractive Appearance
Bamboo utensils are also widely regarded for it’s elegant and natural appearance. They are great for adding a natural looking touch to any home or kitchen in addition to being great for restaurants, bars, catered events, and weddings.
5. Affordable Price
Bamboo utensils are also extremely affordable and inexpensive. They are cheap enough to be used as disposable utensils for events but also sturdy enough to be re-used with proper care. This makes them great for all around use.
How are Bamboo Utensils Made?Now that you’ve learned about the benefits of bamboo utensils you may be asking yourself how these utensils are made in the first place. The first step in the production process involves harvesting the bamboo to be used for the utensils. Once this bamboo is harvested, the utensils are then hand cut into the pieces used to make the individual utensils.
In our BambooMN brand utensils we do not use any glue or adhesive in our products, which makes for a stronger and more durable utensils. After the bamboo is harvested, cut, and shaped, it is finished on a sanding belt to give the utensils and smooth and polished look. Some of our utensils are also finished with a food-safe oil to keep them preserved and in good shape.
Caring For your Bamboo Utensils
How to Wash Bamboo UtensilsWith proper care you can extend the life of your bamboo utensils and get maximum enjoyment out of your natural product.
Firstly, when it comes to cleaning your bamboo utensils it is highly recommended to hand wash only. You can gently wash your utensils with a mild dish soap. It is recommended to dry the utensils immediately after washing. If you allow the item to sit wet for an extended period of time, they will wear our very quickly, so try to dry them immediately after washing.