Usually made of steel, which is one of the planets most reusable manufacturing materials. Uniquely having the ability to be recycled many times without losing its properties. More steel is recycled annually worldwide than glass, paper and aluminium combined!
There are many types of tiffin available-some of the most ornate being of Peranakan origin. These usually have a wooden handle, hand painted with floral designs and now available as expensive antiques. In Japan they have for centuries used the beautiful Jubako boxes, which are usually square and stackable, used to hold, present food and transport food.
In India you will find most commonly the round steel type and as shown in our range, many have beautiful hand painted designs, that have some regional variation expressive of local handicraft traditions.
- Tiffins are also extremely useful for storing food in your fridge- just perfect for left overs to heat and take to work the next day.
- Children also love them- not only very cute additionally for picky eaters they can separate their food in each compartment, which is a major plus.
- They have recently gained popularity in the UK as the trend for ‘authentic’ Indian food and street food exploded. Tiffins are used by Indian restaurants to serve food.
- Given their excellent low carbon, eco and long lasting credentials we hope to see tiffins gain popularity in the UK, where both office workers and children often take their lunch to work or school.
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