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A Spoon You Can Eat Is a Tasty Alternative to Plastic Waste

source: national geographic / image: Sarah Munir

Plastic cutlery has been around for years, widely considered the only choice for cheap, disposable cutlery. Knowing the threat plastic poses to our environment and health, Narayana Peesapathy created a tasty and nutritious alternative: edible cutlery.

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Made with flours of jowar (sorghum) blended with rice and wheat, the spoons contain no chemicals, preservatives, fat, emulsifiers, artificial colors, or milk products.

They’re 100 percent natural, biodegradable, and come in a variety of sweet and savory flavors. Black Ticket Films and The Better India teamed up to produce this short film about how, from now on, finishing your meal might have a new meaning.The ingredients are as simple with absolutely no preservatives. The lack of water, moisture, or fat in our product allows it to have a long shelf life without the need for extra preservatives.