Healthybox is a food box that is SAFE FOR YOUR HEALTH and ECO-FRIENDLY!
We are a homegrown Singapore company committed to providing sustainable food packaging to benefit the environment we are living in.
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How is Healthybox safer for health?
Healthybox is safer for health because it is 100% natural, non-toxic and always food safe.

Healthybox is made from 100% natural sugarcane, which is non-toxic and safe for food contact.

According to AVA*, your typical food container is safe for food only if used properly. As Healthybox is heat resistant and can withstand up to 100°C in water and 120°C in oil, Healthybox is always safe for hot food, microwave-safe and freezer-safe to give you a peace of mind to enjoy your food anytime.

*The Straits Times. (2016, Aug 2). Plastic food containers and melamine food ware safe, if used properly.
How is Healthybox greener for environment?
Healthybox is greener for environment because it is zero waste product that is 100% compostable, 100% biodegradable, and made from sugarcane which regrows quickly.

Healthybox is made from bagasse (pronounced buh-GAS), which is the fibre of sugarcane left after the juice has been extracted. As bagasse, which is viewed as a waste product and is often burned, is repurposed to make Healthybox, it is the most sustainable disposable as no waste is produced!

Sugarcane regrows very quickly in 12 months, while trees for paper products take more than 30 years to grow.

As Healthybox is made from 100% natural sugarcane, it is 100% compostable and 100% biodegradable.
What is the difference between compostable and biodegradable?
Compostable is one step better than biodegradable because compostable products break down into nutrients for soil without leaving any toxic residue within 90 days, which is faster than biodegradable products.
Compostable

Biodegradable products simply break down into smaller compounds with the help of bacteria and other organisms. Some biodegradable products may produce toxic residue, and may take more than 100 years to break down.

Biodegradable
How is Healthybox made?
Healthybox is made from bagasse, which is the fibre of sugarcane left after the juice has been extracted. As bagasse, which is viewed as a waste product and is often burned, is repurposed to make Healthybox, it is the most sustainable disposable as no waste is produced!
How is Healthybox a breakthrough improvement?
Healthybox is made from bagasse, which is the fibre of sugarcane left after the juice has been extracted. As bagasse, which is viewed as a waste product and is often burned, is repurposed to make Healthybox, it is the most sustainable disposable as no waste is produced!

Why are paper, plastic and foam food packaging harmful?
Paper is usually coated with polyethylene (plastic), which makes paper products waterproof but not 100% compostable or 100% biodegradable. [Source: Muthu, S. (2016). Environmental footprints of packaging (p. 89). Singapore: Springer.]

Moreover, paper products may not be as environmentally as you think. According to Channel News Asia article, paper cups are usually made with virgin paper - entirely from tree pulp - rather than from recycled material.

Plastic and foam products contain cancer-causing chemicals, which may go into your food and have long-term damage on your health.