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Harvest Fiber compostable tableware

Genpak’s Harvest Fiber Commercially Compostable Containers And Tableware

Genpak has improved its Harvest® Fiber line of products, which is now made from natural materials, contains no added PFAS, and is commercially compostable. These products are USDA BioPreferred and BPI Certified Commercially Compostable. And there’s something for all applications – hinged containers, tableware, and trays. These are one of the best choices for operators…
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The Evolution of Convenience Store Food Service Packaging

Convenience store food service is rapidly evolving. Gone as the days of insulated burgers and lukewarm hot dogs. In 2022, nearly 60% of polled Americans view convenience stores as on par with fast food restaurants (source – Bluedot). Many C-stores are elevating food service operations to boost customer experiences. Reliable and versatile, Genpak containers maintain…
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Top Recyclable Food Service Containers That Protect Meal Integrity

Genpak’s reliable food service packaging helps boost takeout operation efficiency In today’s off-premises dining market, providing positive dining experiences that yield customer satisfaction and retention is crucial. Food service packaging is pivotal in delivering optimal experiences to off-premises diners. The right packaging impacts the end-result quality and presentation of meals when picked up or delivered…
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Clover container for restaurant takeout

Clover Food Service Containers Help With Optimal Restaurant Performance

Clover™ delivers convenience and efficiency from the back of the house to the customer’s front door. Composed of polypropylene, Clover™ is a leak-resistant, easily stackable line of food service containers suitable for hot and cold food applications. With a vented lid and durable design, Clover™ helps maintain meal freshness, preserves presentation, and provides ease in…
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Are Your Leftover Containers Microwave Safe?

When it comes to the food service industry, food safety and convenience are top priorities for consumers. Enjoying a sandwich or meal on the go in a quality takeout container is preferable for consumers. Still, a popular question remains: is it safe to reheat leftovers in takeout containers in the microwave? Microwave safe food service…
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What Are Our Harvest Fiber Containers Made From?

If you’re looking for high quality compostable takeout containers or dine in products for your restaurant, Genpak has you covered. Our Harvest Fiber containers are compostable dinnerware and hinged containers made from an annually renewable resource known as bagasse. But what exactly is bagasse and what are its benefits over other compostable materials? We break…
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Are Your Takeout Containers Curbside Recyclable?

According to the EPA, containers and packaging alone contribute to over 23% of materials reaching landfills in the United States. Food-related containers and packaging are included in this category. Using food containers made of recyclable materials is a responsible decision by your restaurant to help reduce the number of food containers that reach landfills each…
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How to Make Your Food Pop in Takeout Containers

Meal presentation is key regarding off-premises dining as consumers now expect takeout and delivery orders to replicate in-house dining. Since the pandemic, takeout delivery orders are now an active part of the consumer lifestyle. However, the question remains: how do restaurants ensure customers receive restaurant-quality meal presentation at home? The truth is, overall off-premises meal…
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Vented vs nonvented takeout containers

Why Vented Food Packaging Matters

Nothing spoils a good takeout meal quite like wilted and soggy food. That’s why, many years ago, Genpak developed the first vented food service container. Vented food service packaging helps restaurants ensure quality meals are delivered to consumers just as they leave the restaurant kitchen. At Genpak, we’ve made many packaging upgrades to provide restaurants…
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