Hampi’s natural leaf plates are made from naturally shed leaves of tropical trees. The technique has been used for several decades in India. Hampi, together with designers in Amsterdam, has redesigned the plates and improved production to reflect international quality and hygiene standards. They are biodegradable and compostable, is oven and microwave safe and can withstand hot soup as well. It was previously only available to caterers but is now being sold at retail stores.