General Uses for Bamboo

Most bamboo grows in areas with temperate climate, sub-tropical, or tropical temperatures. More than 60% species of bamboo grow naturally in Southeast Asia, and some species grow in Latin America, very few take place in Africa and Oceania regions.

Bamboo has been used in many applications, from food ingredients, household implements to building materials. Crispy and crunchy bamboo shoot are one of the favorite spring season vegetables in the East and South-East Asian cuisine. It is best to harvest the bamboo shoots when they are only a foot and still tender to eat. After shoots of bamboo emerge from the ground, they begin growing into mature bamboo.