Hand-made by small coastal villages in the pristine Solomon Islands, these Coconut Bowls come from reclaimed coconut shells after their flesh is pressed into Niulife extra virgin coconut oil. Nothing wasted.
These environmentally responsible, reusable and fair-trade bowls come in two external finishes, polished and natural. The inside of the bowl is always polished. Niulife bowls are finished with coconut oil to hydrate, seal and make them shine, no nasty chemicals, lacquers or glues.
Use your bowls at breakfast, lunch, dinner or for snacks but recommend not to use them with anything piping hot.
Natural – Rough texture on the outside with a polished smooth finish on the inside.
Polished – Smooth texture on the outside with a polished smooth finish on the inside.
Note - Being a natural product each bowl may have minor imperfections.
Each bowl is unique and generally range between 12-14cm in diameter with a depth of around 6cm. Each bowl holds approximately 600ml.
Caring for your Bowl:
Coconut bowls are long lasting and durable when a little care is taken –
- Hand wash in lukewarm soapy water
- Regularly rub extra virgin coconut oil to hydrate, seal and restore shine to your bowl (every 10 uses or so)
- Do not soak your bowl for long periods
- Do not use in the dishwasher, microwave, oven or freezer as they may crack
Niulife is a social enterprise that's serious about erasing poverty and empowering lives in of the world's poorest remote coastal communities. They go beyond being Fair Trade.
Beyond Fair Trade - DME® Partnerships
Niulife are passionate about using DME® partnerships for Fair Trade. Since 1994 they’ve been on the ground, partnering together with remote coastal communities to help change the lives of thousands of people every single day. 100% of profits from all Niulife products go towards running their DME® VillageforlifeTM empowerment programs. Each DME® coconut oil press is independently owned by the villages. These equip small communities living in remote villages with everything they need to set up their own independent, sustainable and vibrant local economy. Your purchase of this premium oil brings direct benefits to our island neighbours in the Pacific by creating a better livelihood and helping to protect the environment. Your support provides ongoing support as they build their economy.
The ethical gifts by the Australian Social Enterprises here tackle some big issues. Your purchase helps them work with charities who are experts in the field and they make a difference in the space of empowering and rescuing women, improving human health, reusing items that would have otherwise gone into landfill, providing work and helping people break out of the cycle of poverty.