Straws made of rice have debuted in Vietnam – could they save the earth?

In the battle against single-use plastics, plastic straws have become public enemy number one.
But reusable metal straws, which are now fashionable in restaurants, aren’t the most ideal solution either – quantities of detergent and water are required to clean them, and they also raise hygiene concerns among diners.

Straws made of rice have debuted in Vietnam drinking straws

Enter “rice straws”, which made their Vietnam where exported to many countries on the world. These edible straws, made of a combination of rice and tapioca, are fully biodegradable, decomposing within 90 days. In cold drinks, the rice straws last between four and 10 hours, and two to three hours in hot drinks. The straws, which are Halal-certified, are produced by Safimex Joint Stock Company.

“We are in the midst of setting up mass production in Hochiminh. The product is expected to be commercialised in the local market, as well as for export markets, starting in May 2019. Safimex SJC added that the price of drinking straw “will be very much affordable compared to other types of eco-friendly straws”.

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