A marriage made in heaven: silicone and bamboo utensils Silicone is ideal for its gentleness on delicate cooking surfaces, flexibility for scraping out bowls jars and pans, and its high-heat tolerance. Bamboo handles are incredibly strong to get difficult jobs done, regardless of how tough the stirring can get Colors that pop that will take your cooking experience from dull to fab Core Bamboo is committed to creating superior products, while taking care of the people who create them, and the environment that provides the resources. Bamboo is one of the most remarkable resources available, regenerating itself every 4 years. This fact, along with understanding bamboo is stronger than maple and lighter than oak, and has naturally antiseptic properties, makes bamboo the perfect choice for wood products for the home. All bamboo used by Core Bamboo is 100-Percent organically grown, with vibrant colors achieved using food-safe, water-based adhesives and natural oils. Each product meets FDA and European Food Safety guidelines. Exceptional products and a belief in ethical and social responsibility; it is no wonder Core Home continues to win honors and awards by its peers, while customers order Core products again and again.