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We are a family run business that began as an Agency back in 1989. Since 2000, we had the opportunity to take over an importing business called ""David Emanuel Enterprises" and have been doing this ever since, along side our Agency business. We are now known as Armstrong Agencies t/a Armstrong Imports.
Bamboo is becoming an increasingly popular material for home usage in general, not least because of the environmental factor. It is a good environmental choice to state the obvious - Bamboo is grass and not a tree-based and as such it is possible harvet bamboo about every 4 years as opposed to most wood types. Bamboo also offers many advantages in terms of being functional as a material: it's compressed nature makes it highly durable, dense and strong and as such, it is more resistant to warping or denting
Bamboo utensils is an excellent way to go green in your kitchen with its many ecological benefits. Bamboo re-greens depleted lands because of its fast growth rate and the fact that it releases 35 per cent more oxygen than other trees. Bamboo also lowers light intensity and protects against ultra-violet rays. Bamboo absorbs very little moisture and therefore does not shrink or swell. It makes an excellent choice for cutting boards and kitchen utensils. Bamboo is 16 per cent harder than maple but lighter than oak, making it easy to handle. Bamboo has amazing anti-bacterial properties that make it an excellent material for cutting boards and kitchen utensils. Bamboo holds the alternative answer to the massive cutting down of our world's precious rain forests.