Carton packing foam protectionThe earliest evidence of spoon-eating in ancient Chinese is found in the neolithic age, which is about 78,000 years ago. The spoon-eating invented by ancient Chinese is directly related to the emergence of farming culture. China's neolithic crop varieties are mainly rice and millet, which are suitable for planting in the humid south and the arid north respectively. These two kinds of grains are relatively simple to cook, which can be eaten directly from grain and boiled into porridge. Hot porridge, especially semi-liquid porridge, is not easy to grasp with the hand, need to borrow intermediary utensils, so the simplest spoon was invented. So desperate was the need that the animal's bone or its shell was picked up, and at first it might have been used for food without making repairs. Later, people were no longer satisfied with the long and short natural state of the bone, so the real meaning of the spoon produced.
After entering the Bronze Age, the tradition of spoon-eating in the neolithic period continued in the central plains, with the use of bone spoons and the emergence of copper spoons. Since the appearance of copper smelting technology, as a dining spoon also began to use copper. In the Bronze Age, bone spoon was still a widely valued eating instrument. By the western zhou dynasty, the use of bone spoon was not as common as in the past