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The Product

LOLIWARE is the first and only edible disposable cup that provides a completely new drinking and eating experience. 100% plastic-free, gluten-free, gelatin-free, BPA-free, non-GMO, all natural, non-toxic, safe, and FDA approved, LOLIWARE cups are made from a biodegr(edible) material so natural you can eat it. Currently, our LOLIWARE collection is available in Yuzu Citrus, Tart Cherry, Matcha Green Tea, Vanilla Bean, and an unflavored “natural clear”.

LOLIWARE is made from seaweed, organic sweeteners and flavors and colors derived from fruits and vegetables. Serve room temperature, chilled, or frozen drinks and desserts.

Surprise guests at your next party with edible cups, available at our online store. LOLIWARE can also be found at the Four Seasons Hotel, or through Aramark, caterers and event planners across the country. Click here to become a wholesale account.

the future of biodegr(edible)

Considered the ‘Cup of the Future,’ these premium disposable cups are the first product in what will be an expanded line of 100% biodegr(edible) tableware and packaging. The future of biodegr(edible) includes cups in a variety of sizes, straws, functional food additions, and even edible water bottles.

Patent-pending LOLIWARE is a game-changer in the world of packaging and sustainability.

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1. Pair a drink or dessert

Pair a drink or dessert with a cup flavor of your choice. For serving suggestions and inspiration for our entire flavor collection head over to our LOLIWARE recipe look book

2. Sip and enjoy

Each cup comes with a compostable paper sleeve as a place to hold and serve guests. LOLIWARE can be refilled many times throughout an event.

3. Eat your cup

Holding the cup you’ll notice it is a soft flexible texture while also having the structure a cup requires. It’s best to take small bites!

4. Compost any leftovers

Compost any leftovers in a home or industrial compost. Find a pick-up service near you at CompostNow.org. Visit the BBG.org guide to learn more about setting up a home compost.

The Story

Award-winning industrial designers and LOLIWARE co-founders Chelsea Briganti and Leigh Ann Tucker combined their concern for the environment and passion for social innovation to invent a new category of sustainable materials that they have coined, biodegr(edible). LOLIWARE launched with the world’s first biodegr(edible) cup in March 2015. The company’s mission is to transform the tableware and packaging industries by creating products that are non-toxic, fun, and delicious.

What began as a food design competition in 2010 quickly grew into a high-demand business attracting global attention from the media, major brands, and consumers in 40 countries across 6 continents. Most recently, on October 2, 2015, LOLIWARE appeared on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning television show Shark Tank and successfully raised capital from Mark Cuban.

“Every year, Americans throw away 25 billion plastic cups that end up in landfills, never to decompose. We wanted to find a solution,” says Briganti and Tucker.

Chelsea Briganti

Chelsea's passions lie in the realm of social innovation, sustainability, and science. She's wildly imaginative, forward thinking, and known to be quite adventurous. In her spare time, Chelsea connects with her true love: nature. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, she graduated from Parsons School of Design in 2010 with honors and a BFA in Industrial Design.

"I envision designers as agents of change and fundamentally believe in the cross-pollination of ideas, disciplines and resources, as well as the exciting, translational space where design converges with science."

Leigh Ann Tucker

Growing up in a creative and entrepreneurial household laid the ground for Leigh Ann to evolve into a pragmatic problem-solver who is fascinated by the functionality of design and food technology. Born in Marietta, GA, Leigh Ann graduated with a BFA in Industrial Design from Parsons School of Design.

“My passion is creating disruptive, experiential product designs that leave a positive footprint by combining sustainability, functionality, and a fresh perspective.”