tetoca Fruit Tree Wood Chopsticks
The tetoca range of chopsticks are made from woods of six different fruit trees. When bought as individual pairs, it is possible to mix and match different woods, each with its unique wood grain and colour. These are quality, unfussy wooden chopsticks to liven up any meal. The wood of the chopsticks are treated with 100% beeswax.
The six types of wooden chopsticks are:
KAWAI was founded in 1943 as a chopsticks manufacturer in Obama City, Fukui prefecture, a region with a 400 year old history of making lacquer coated chopsticks. The lacquerware known as "wakasa nuri" is very time consuming, and comprises 18 steps, traditionally performed by one craftsperson. KAWAI builds on this tradition to offer chopsticks in traditional and modern styles and to enhance the reputation of chopsticks from Obama region.