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Skewer Buying Guide

Skewer with Style


A town is hosting their local fun fair, and the food vendors are getting ready for a busy day. As an employee starts prepping candy apples, the most popular item, they notice that the skewers that they are using seem too thin. Sure enough, after picking up the candy apple, the skewer breaks, sending the delicious treat bouncing onto the floor.

Don’t settle for thin, ineffective skewers, use CiboWares’ selection of durable wood and bamboo skewers to skewer everything from fruit to candy apples with ease. With a variety of sizes and styles available, we have all the skewers you need to suit all your skewering needs.


Wood Skewers

Durable and splinter-free, these skewers are easy and safe to use.


Wood Skewers: Durable and eco-friendly these skewers can withstand heat, making them perfect and safe for use on a grill or in an oven after they have been soaked in water. Featuring a pointed edge, they can pierce through food items quickly and easily, making your job a snap.
Sizes: 4.5”, 5.9”, 10”
Thickness: 3.8mm (0.15”)
Material: Birch wood
Uses: Kabobs, fruit, vegetable pieces, decadent desserts, breads
Note: Wooden skewers with chamfer edge styles available


Thick Wood Skewers: These skewers have the same characteristics as wooden skewers, but feature a thicker, rounded body.
Sizes: 5.5", 8.5"
Thickness: 1/4", 1/8", 3/16", 5/32" 
Material: Birch wood
Uses: Candy apples, kabobs, fruit, vegetable pieces, decadent desserts, breads


Bamboo Skewers

Made from eco-friendly bamboo, these durable skewers are up to any skewering task. During the bamboo product-making process, bamboo stalks are gathered, shredded, sanitized, and pressed to make the product. No chemicals or toxins are used during this process, making them perfectly safe for use.


Round Bamboo Skewers: Reusable, and able to skewer food items cleanly and easily, these skewers are perfect for soaking in water prior to cooking (in order to prevent burning) and using on an oven or grill. They have a higher tensile strength than wooden skewers.
Sizes: 4”, 6”, 8”, 9”, 10”, 12”, 18”, and 36”
Thickness: 3mm (0.12”), 3.175mm (0.125”), 5mm (0.2”)
Material: Bamboo
Uses: Kabobs, fruit, vegetables, meat, tornado potatoes, marshmallow roasting


Flat Bamboo Skewers: These skewers have many of the same characteristics as round skewers, but feature a wider flat shape that makes them a durable and stylish option.
Sizes: 7”, 10”
Width: 6.35mm (0.25”)
Thickness: 3.175mm (0.125”)
Material: Bamboo
Uses: Kabobs, fruit, vegetables, meat