Confectioneries, particularly those that are pretty famous have been making a smooth transition to plastic cutlery, especially plastic forks from the metal cutlery. This is primarily due to the reason that metal cutlery can actually take up a lot of money to purchase, and they also need to be maintained very frequently. The amount of wastage of water and the time taken to maintain the cutlery can be better utilized in the confectionery, or even tending to the guests.
Plastic forks, once introduced into the eateries ensure that you need not have to worry about the cutlery or the maintenance of it anymore. Since they cost a small amount of money, it does not end up creating a void in the bank account. Moreover, when you purchase in bulk, you are looking at a considerable amount of savings in comparison to the metal cutlery. Apart from all the other features about plastic forks, what you also realize is that you can simply dispose them after you finish eating, and not have to worry about any problems whatsoever. Since they are also made out of recycled plastic, you are also encouraging this entire industry, thereby providing some sort of brownie points for your confectionery as well.