In a word, Daneson is different. First, their toothpicks are made from bone white - American milled - northern white birch. All of their lumber comes from managed American forests, and all of their ingredients are real, pure, and natural.Second, they plant 100 trees for each one they cut. All of their materials come from American and Canadian suppliers, with the exception of the Islay Malt Scotch and Portuguese corks.Third, they elevate a basic everyday item to a level worthy of admiration and appreciation. By making simple things beautiful, and in a principled way, Daneson has set out to illustrate that doing the right thing works. At Daneson value is a created through respect. Respect for forests, materials, people and the world at large. All of this is why their toothpicks are known the world over.