THE PROCESS OF MAKING BAMBOO STRAWS
Step 1: Choose bamboo to make straws
Not every tree can make a straw because there are old trees, young trees, young trees and bamboo shoots. When felling, choose plants that do not contain vinegar because there will be no wrinkles, no wrinkles.
Step 2: After selection, the material will undergo cutting, drying, and gently carving the two ends to make it delicate. All are handcrafted by skilled craftsmen. The length is 20 cm to suit all domestic and foreign objects.
Step 3: Finally, the straws are transferred to the oven for about 30 minutes at a temperature of 150 degrees to eliminate mold smell and reduce the risk of termites.
This stage is the most important to market. The bacteria in the straw will be removed, the unsatisfactory tubes will be broken to filter out the best ones to market.
The most important criteria of a straw is to ensure the diameter serves the needs of customers. After completing all the steps, the workers will have to choose and classify according to the size of the inner diameter, from 0-2 mm is the smallest size for drinking water, smoothies; 8-12 mm is a straw for drinking milk tea.
Each straw is about 50-60 times of use and stored in a dry place, can be stored in the cool compartment of the refrigerator. After use, use a pipe cleaner and cleaning solution to wash the tube. The solution can be used as dishwashing liquid, locust, lemon, vinegar, baking soda, after washing, then exposed to the sun to avoid natural mold.