MINIWARE: Eco-friendly Bamboo Dishware for Your Mini Me
If plate-banging, bowl-flinging and food on the floor is a common occurrence at your home, take a step closer. If you shudder at the thought of baby bowls collecting dust after a few months of use, then come huddle. We've got just the right thing for you.
MINIWARE, a range of modern and eco-friendly bamboo dishware that is designed for babies, big kids and beyond. All Miniware products come with a removable suction foot. So when your wee one outgrows the need for suctioned dishware, simply detach it and you may continue to use Miniware for years and years!
Most value-priced set. A plate, a snack bowl, a cereal bowl, and 2 suction feet. All your little one needs for a good mealtime.
We are so proud to be the first and exclusive retailer of Miniware in Singapore. If you'd like to find out more about Miniware, we've got all the info right here.
What is Miniware made of?
Miniware is made of all-natural products and all materials come from Nantou County which is home to one of the largest bamboo forests in Taiwan! Minware bamboo fibre comes from recycled bamboo furniture and kitchenware (things like chopsticks!) so there is nearly zero waste. Using bamboo reduces the strain on natural resources as its the fastest growing plant on Earth.
Is Miniware naturally colored?
Miniware Natural Bamboo color is undyed. All other color options (Cherry Blossom, Nordic Lake, Sandy Stone) are made from specially selected natural pigments.
When you prefer different dishes separated. Remove the divider and you'll have a full dinner plate.
Is it normal that Miniware has a grainy or rough texture in some places?
Yes, totally normal! Some grains within the material extrude slightly from the surface and can feel rough because there is no additional chemicals and bamboo has natural variations in its grain size.
Bamboo fibre is a natural material. Does this mean that Miniware will be stained when used with strongly-colored foods?
Miniware is composed of natural bamboo fibre so if used frequently with strongly-colored food staining could occur. However, in our tests when used with curry or sauce the products didn’t show significant color changes so don’t worry!
Perfectly-sized for early baby food, cereal breakfast, hearty soup, or dessert. No worry of flipping or spillage with the suction foot attached. Simply remove the suction foot when your baby outgrows the need.
Is it normal that the glossy surface becomes less shiny over time? Usually how long will it take to notice a change?
Yes, it is perfectly normal. There is no added materials to make the surface shiny; It naturally becomes that way from heating at high pressure, and is part of the material and not a coating. So. regular use may over time wear down the shiny surface.
The area affected and time it takes to become noticeable depends on how the Miniware is being cleaned. We recommend washing Miniware with a regular soft sponge or in the dishwasher using a neutral detergent. The glossy surface should maintain around 4-6 months before it begins to slowly become less shiny.
Sometimes Miniware’s color is uneven, why does this happen?
Bamboo grown in summer and winter are different in color and can result in different color shading on the final product. As a natural consequence, colors vary slightly from batch to batch as Miniware is produced in small batches.
Made of soft silicone perfect for teething babies so they can bite and chew as they learn to feed themselves.
Why is Miniware slightly heavier than plastic or some other material bowls?
Miniware products have the optimal thickness for maximum durability. The product weight improves feeding for little ones. With or without the suction foot the heavier weight reduces the chance of knocking bowls over and spilling food.
What is the purpose of the white ring in the suction foot?
The white ring prevents the suction foot from being released when kids push or pull on the product from side to side. Even without the ring, Miniware suction foot forms a tight seal but using the ring ensures a strong hold. The white polypropylene ring and silicone suction foot are both food grade level and safe even if accidentally ingested.
Slightly wider than the Cereal Bowl, making it easier for little hands to grab and is the perfect size for your favorite fruit, pasta, popcorn, and more.
Is there an expiration date for bamboo fiber-based tableware?
There is no expiration date for bamboo fiber-based products. Their lifetime differs according to the user’s habits or usage, just like other tableware. Miniware designer's baby has been using samples for the last two years and the products quality has been proven by time and personal experience.
What surfaces can Miniware be used on?
Miniware can be used on any sufficiently smooth surface such as wood, glass, marble etc. When leaving the factory, the suction foot has been lightly covered with lime powder which prevents the silicone material from adhering. For the best results rinse the suction foot before first use.
Great for kids who already goes for more solid foods. The vertical wall prevents food from falling off the plate easily and provides support for toddlers to scoop up their meal easier than traditionally shaped plates.
How should Miniware be cleaned?
Miniware is dishwasher safe. If washing by hand, a regular soft sponge is best as the product surface can become scratched with a rough scrub sponge. Steel wool is not recommended.
Is Miniware microwave-safe?
Yes, Miniware is suitable in temperatures from -4°F to 284°F. Please do not microwave more than 1 min in an 800W Microwave. We recommend microwaving food in another container before using Miniware to feed young children which ensures food is cooled and avoids burning a child’s mouth.
Can Miniware be sterilized using hot water?
All materials made of natural products experience softening when exposed to extended
heating and can reduce the product lifetime. We suggest a maximum of 30 seconds of heat exposure when sterilizing Miniware.
How should Miniware be stored?
We recommend wiping after washing and then drying in open air. Avoid storing in damp locations. As Miniware is made from natural materials please avoid prolonged sun exposure.
How durable is Miniware?
Miniware is sturdy but not break-proof. If dropped from a sufficient height Miniware may be damaged, cracking rather than shattering into sharp pieces. Please use with care and avoid heavy pressure or sudden impacts. Please do not continue to use a broken product.
Perfect for organising feeding and nursery gears. Large enough to fit a plate, a bowl, suction feet, and utensils.