2011  Finalist

SMILE Floss

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Thailand

SMILE Floss is the first organic dental floss producer in ASEAN.Thai silk is one of world’s premium quality silks and cultural heritage of Thailand. We create value in silk supply chain by repurpose pure silk supplied from silk farmer to produce “Organic Dental Floss”. Organic Dental Floss is made of Thai pure natural silk coated by coconut oil and natural bee wax. With the wonderful characteristic of silk in flexibility and gentle, SMILE floss helps reducing gum bleeding and better than synthesized dental floss. Our goal is to help Thai silk farmers from a reduction of silk production from overseas competition and create business competiveness for silk farmer families in rural area. We offer alternative sustainable business for more than 3,000 families while preserving Thailand’s heritage and native folk wisdom.