Sun Dried Bamboo Straws

Bamboo straws are naturally dried under the tropical sun

SUN DRIED BAMBOO STRAWS

Warm air removes moisture
Tones the colour
Strengthens the bamboo
 

ECO-FRIENDLY SUN DRIED, AIR DRIED BAMBOO STRAWS

 

 

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Bamboo Harvest Time - Before we can use bamboo for straws, it needs to dry out. To reduce the time this takes, bamboo harvesting from both cultivated and wild stands starts a few months before the dry season when moisture and sap are minimal. In some countries, bamboo can still be harvested year round depending on the climate

Shrinkage and Swelling - This is directly related to the moisture content. Sun drying produces a bamboo straw that is better quality and a more beautiful color than kiln drying which

Air Drying - Sun drying produces a nice quality bamboo straw with a beautiful colour. Kiln drying is not commonly used to dry bamboo straws because the infra-structure is not always available in the local farming community