Handmade Natural Beeswax Food Wraps - 6pack

Handmade Natural Beeswax Food Wraps - 6pack

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A great sustainable zero waste product and 100% biodegradable, Beeswax Wraps are a Natural Alternative to Food Storage and an amazing replacement for plastic wraps. Provides a natural seal for food, allowing your food to stay fresh longer. Handmade, Reusable, Just rinse it slightly and you are good to reuse it again. Put it in the compost bin, when you no longer need it.  

Product Details:

Set of 2 - 3 Green Wraps 3 Orange
2 Small 25cm x 18cm
2 Medium 29cm x 23cm
2 Large 36cm x 29cm

Handmade by the rural women Adivasi communities of the Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu.The Paliyans, an indigenous tribe in the Palani hills, foray into the Shola forests in groups for days on end to gather the honey. They camp in the forests and build their tools on the spot with vines and dried twigs. A small prayer is offered before skilful climbers clamber up (trees, caves or cliffs) to the hives. They smoke out the bees, deftly collecting only the honey chamber of the hive. The honeycombs are brought down and the honey is extracted. Leaving behind hives for the following season and the bees, they return with cans of honey on their long journey home. The adivasis have a long tradition of trading honey – earlier, in exchange for cloth or salt or what they needed, and now, for money.