Bagasse is the fibrous remains after sugarcane stalks and sorghum stalks are crushed and processed. Minimal element chlorine-free bleaching is required to turn the fibers white. The fibers maintain a tan or light brown coloring if not bleached.
Bagasse products are much better
alternative to Styrofoam (non-degradable), plastic (non-biodegradable, petroleum based, pollutant) and paper (cutting trees). Suitable for hot and cold food and sturdier than paper plates.
- 1. commercially compostable
- 2. made from bagasse - the waste fibre from pressing sugarcane
- 3. suitable for hot/wet/oily foods
- 4. better performance than paper plates
- 5. economic