Q: Heat resistant?
A: Birchware utensils are heat resistant beyond 200 degrees.
Q: What is the taste / flavor?
A: There is no distinguishing smell or flavor from the utensils.
Q: Food grade approved?
A: All products have a phytosanitary certificate issued by the Entry-Exit inspection and Quarantine. FDA approved for food contact.
Q: After processing are the utensils cleaned? If so, what is the solvent?
A: The utensils are sterilized in the factory using only high temperature steam. There are no chemicals used in the processing or cleaning of the product.
A: Additional options for packaging are available based on consumer requirements.
Q: Are you re-growing, replanting trees?
A: Yes. After the trees are felled, the forestry agency manages the replanting and re-growth of the trees.
Q: At what rate do you plant trees in comparison to cutting tree?
A: Trees replanted at 80%, letting the other 20% re-grow.
Q: How long will it take for a birch tree to grow?
A: It takes about 10-15 years for a birch tree to grow to maturity.
Q: Where are the trees farmed?
A: Birch trees are harvested from Daxing’anling Forest, the largest forest in China.