Nkuku specializes in eco-friendly and fair trade products. After traveling and working in Africa and India, Nkuku was formed with the objective of promoting and developing the traditional skills of local artisans, then bringing their work to the global market, while promoting fair trade and establishing a source of income for local artisans. Nkuku combines contemporary designs with age-old techniques, natural materials and sustainable methods of production to ensure each product is truly exceptional. Mango wood is a sustainable wood. Mango trees are initially grown for their fruit but once the trees reach a certain size and age, they stop bearing fruit. It is then that the trees can be cut down and used to create wood products. The removal of the old trees makes space for farmers to plant new mango trees. None of the wood is wasted and the sale of the wood offers supplementary income to mango farmers.
These attractive, over-sized salad servers show the smooth, natural grain of the hardcarved mango wood. The Long Handle servers make a stylish accompaniment to the Sarisha Salad Bowl. Mango wood is a sustainable wood that comes in many shades from light to dark. Long Handle servers are 18"l. Smaller servers are 12"l.