Material made of food waste such as coffee grounds, tea leaves, rind of citrus or chinese cabbage. Foodstuffs not meeting market`s needs, or left-overs obtained by cutting vegetables while cooking.
The food waste are dry, make it into powder, then heat-press in a mold. By changing the drying and/or powdering method, and the temperature during the heat-press, variety of color, texture, aroma can be obtained.
It finds use in furniture making.