Disposable plate and cups has emerged as a better alternative to plastics across the globe and Indians have been early adopters of biodegradable products. All kinds of plant biomass material such as bagasse, rice husk, coconut coir etc. are being utilized for producing eco-friendly cutlery, tableware and packaging products that could see a surge in usage in the coming decade.
Rice husk is a surprisingly strong material that can withstand significant wear and tear and has a long life. Rice husk tableware is one of the most durable forms of disposable plate and cups that can withstand temperatures of more than 100ºC without getting damaged. This reusable tableware has a smooth glossy covering that is 100% natural and derived from the wax present in rice husks.
Rice husk plates is highly friendly, high performing, and cost-effective products manufacturing using top-quality materials and industry-leading technology. Great to hold and use and no unpleasant feeling of wooden single use tableware in your mouth. Ditch the single use plastic and bio plastic and reuse the natural sustainable alternative. Give a gift that has a positive effect, take to work, use at the deli takeout, switch from plastic at the refectory and avoid single use surcharges too.
· Reduces Pollution: Instead of burning the agricultural waste which releases harmful substances into the air, it is revived into new products.
· Chemical Free: Tableware made from agricultural waste are completely earth friendly. These are not treated with any chemical or inks.
· Conserves Valuable Natural Resources: By repurposing agriculture waste into new resources, it helps to conserve natural resources such as oil, metal, wood, and water.
Disposable plates and cups has gathered groundswell of interest among consumer worldwide due to compelling environmental reasons. To that end, augmenting the popularity of biodegradable utensils are their better sustainability than plastics and the salient environmental-friendliness of biodegradable materials. In particular, biodegradable tableware made of plant-based materials and biodegradable bio-plastics have attracted widespread attention world over. Most popularly, eco-friendly tableware are made using corn, areca leaves, and bagasse, and rice husk. Over the years, the remains of fast growing trees have been utilized. The demand for disposable plate and cup with bamboo in regions where they are abundantly available has gathered stream, such as in India.
Emerging markets have seen the growing use of e-commerce channels by manufactures to promote premium products such as tableware made from rice husk. The growing penetration of e-commerce in various parts of these emerging economies has lent a viable impetus to the expansion of the disposable tableware market. Thus, due to demand it is best to invest in this project.
Few Indian major players
1. Biopac India Corpn. Ltd.
2. Nippon Paper Foodpac Pvt. Ltd.
3. Yashaswi Ltd.