Our ‘small voice of the month’ for April is Bakeys’ edible cutlery – what a great idea! Sustainable, non-polluting …. tasty! Find out more in our April’s podcast at around 34’39 minutes in.
The company, Bakeys Foods, was established in 2010 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India as an alternative to disposable plastic/wood cutlery and bamboo chopsticks. The company says, “After much research, we have designed the product, used it and enhanced it so that the user feels comfortable in all aspects of using cutlery. The products’ popularity has won good feedback. We were excited with that and invested in many hours of research, to reach wider markets.”
The founder, Narayana Peesapaty has given a TEDx talk in 2013 for his innovation on sustainability and he was selected as ‘Green Hero’ by Wellspun renewables in 2015.
You can read a feature about this great ‘small voice’ and its big impact in The Guardian here: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/apr/13/edible-cutlery-company-eat-plastic-pollution-oceans