Marrying modern designs and colors with traditional bamboo craftsmanship, the bambu lacquerware collection is an innovative and contemporary range of bowls, plates and other tabletop items. Each piece is hand coiled, shaped and finished with food-safe natural lacquer creating a beautiful, durable waterproof finish accented in modern colors. The bambu lacquerware is made in Vietnam using cottage industry. They are coiled and lacquered by families in rural villages to help supplement farming income. They are created using two types of lacquer, a food safe polyurethane also called PU lacquer, and a natural lacquer. The Natural lacquer is derived from the cashew nut tree. The PU lacquer is applied using a water curtain spray booth that is ventilated utilizing recycled water. Goodman's carries a complete line of Bambu Lacquerware bamboo bowls, organic bowls, food safe bamboo, FDA approved bamboo bowls, etc.