Annual and transition report of foreign private issuers pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Mar. 15, 2017
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name FULING GLOBAL INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001637921  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Type 20-F  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   15,756,500