A natural alternative to clingfilm (made using my beeswax, 100% cotton which is
Oeko-tex standard 100, jojoba and coconut oil)

As beeswax is waterproof and has anti-bacterial properties, it is the ideal ingredient to use for wrapping food. The material I use is 100% cotton and I have recently committed to only using cotton which has the
Oeko-tex standard100.
This means that the material, including the ink, has been certified as not containing any toxic substances.
I also add a small amount of organic Jojoba oil which has anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties and helps to keep the cloth flexible when folded. The only other ingredient is organic coconut oil, which also helps keep the wrap pliable.

Offer: buy a large and medium wrap and receive the small FREE; all 3 for £10

These packs are the larger
33 cm square packs. They are aimed also at sandwiches in children's packed lunches, which is why I have used some child-friendly fabrics.

This size would also be useful for covering a bowl of salad, leftover trifle, cold cooked meat , plate of sandwiches etc on a table or in the fridge.

£6 each

These packs are 25 cm square .

£4 each.

They could be used to wrap the exposed end of a large piece of fruit,
eg melon, grapefruit, a lump
of cheese ..........



Finally, these are 16cm square packs and are good for protecting a cut cucumber or lemon, wrapping an onion, small leftovers, a few nuts, raisins or biscuits for lunch etc.

They are also ideal for wrapping small soaps.

£2.00 each

(If I have spare material, some are cut
slightly larger)

Still on a steep learning curve with my bee colonies, I have started to save their wax, rather than discard it, as I did originally. The antibacterial properties of beeswax and honey have been well documented, and its uses are still being researched. I only have room for two/three colonies, so the amount of wax they generate is limited each year.

TO USE , simply place item/s in an appropriately wrap and enclose in your hands, thus warming
the wax slightly and shaping the wrap around the food.
As wraps cannot be cleaned in hot water
(the wax will melt), it is not advised to use them for raw fish or meat.

TO CLEAN, wipe gently in cool/warm water and mild washing up liquid, rinse and air dry. Your wrap is then ready to be used again and again and will last for at least a year, if used properly. It can be
refreshed after a few months by placing on a baking tray and popping in an electric oven
(140 deg C) - not microwave oven - for a minute and wafting in the air by the top corners for a few seconds. When the wrap can be resurrected no more, it can be composted or used as a firelighter.

A selection of wraps is being sold by Blofield Farm Shop, The Black Barn Farm shop and also
Cley Visitors' Centre, all in Norfolk.

All wraps come with an instruction sheet tucked inside

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