How Are Leaf Dishes Made?

Leaf plates have been used for hundreds of years in Nepal as a normal practical solution to serve food on for cultural rituals and festivals. Products made from Sal produce are locally known to have high purity and therefore religious significance. The dishes are made from the leaves of these Sal trees (Shorea Robusta) which grow in the lower altitude and jungle regions of Nepal. Nowadays they are still used for street food in Nepal and are becoming a fantastic solution to plastic pollution globally

How exactly are they made?

 The process of manufacturing leaf dishes involves a few steps:

If you eat your lunch from Tapari leafware you’ll be impressed with the way they’re intricately hand-stitched. Not only do they have this talking point, in use there is no doubt on their practicality – they can be used for all types of food including liquids, and you can throw them away after a picnic, guilt-free!


Tapari as a leaf dish manufacturer have designed their products to meet high quality standards through an optimised manufacturing process with hygienic conditions, sterilisation, and trained operational personnel. Products sold by Tapari have passed the UKAS certification and are guaranteed to be 100% safe and sanitary with strict quality assurance systems in place.

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