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Genpak Unveils The Latest Compostable Harvest Fiber Taco Line

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Genpak is once again expanding its very popular, Harvest® Fiber line of earth friendly food packaging with four new innovative designs.  Each item was designed to support its customers ever growing, home delivery and off-premise dining markets. Four food containers make up the newest additions to the line.  The HF2X2 and HF4CC are hinged containers with unique compartment configurations.  The HF2X2 is designed to hold two tacos and two sides while the HF4CC is designed to hold… Read the full article »

reusable and recyclable ProView Container container

5 Surprising Myths & Facts Behind Food Packaging

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The food packaging industry has evolved over the years, in efforts to keep the balance between convenience & sustainability. We’ve come to a place in our industry where a lot of information that is disseminated has resulted in a countless number of questions raised and factual information being compromised. This pool of scattered information finally lines up in a list of 7 myths & facts behind food packaging, thanks to the latest report from Foodservice… Read the full article »

2018: Genpak Review

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Every year at this time, we look at what we have accomplished the year prior. For us at Genpak, 2018 was pretty dang busy. We worked on tons of custom projects with our partners, but also developed the new Clover hinged containers. The line offers a bridge from polystyrene packaging to a recyclable option without breaking the bank. At 100% recyclable, unlike our competition, Clover is a microwave safe, sturdy, and environmentally preferred option. Clover has… Read the full article »

bean burrito in food container with lid

Genpak’s GrubHub Top 10 Ordered Items of 2018

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Looking back on the year of 2018 in food service, we’ve witnessed technological advancements in operations, the release of Genpak’s new products Clover and ProView, and at the heart of it all, new food trends that won the appetites of consumers. One of the most popular food trends stemmed from health consciousness, and it has been a driving force behind consumer food diet this year. Highly requested on the ordering app of America’s top delivery service, GrubHub, these new food cravings made their way… Read the full article »

black to go containers with food

Breakfast All-Day, Everyday is Soaring Across Food Chains

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All day breakfast has been a main player in a pool of ever-changing foodservice trends. Gone are the days when you were limited to enjoying your delicious breakfast, only for it to notoriously end at 10:30 A.M. This left last-minute customers anticipating a mouth-watering breakfast with hot coffee, until the lunch menu to flips over with the past never to return. Today’s restaurants are breaking the cycle of boredom, and consumers can now order their… Read the full article »

“Restaurants” Without Seating?

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We all know the restaurant industry is changing. In the past 2 years delivery and takeout have really taken off. We’ve seen drive-throughs modernize. Meal kits were launched, eaten up by the public, and have already seen a change to the way they are purchased by teaming up with local supermarkets to make it easier for consumers. All these changes have been made possible by paying attention to customer wants and needs. As delivery and… Read the full article »

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Clover: Introducing The Latest Innovative Packaging Solution

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Clover is a microwavable, reusable, and recyclable container that was created as a sustainable, affordable option. It is by far one of the most versatile product lines for a variety of segments in the foodservice industry. It is not only offered in a premium black color, but in clear for authentic food presentation, and a modern stone color.  Offered is a wide range of sizes from medium to large as well as 1 or 3 compartments. Turn… Read the full article »

Harvest Fiber Kraft Rectangle Containers

Introducing The New Harvest Fiber Kraft Rectangles!

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Introducing the latest additions to the Harvest Fiber product line: HFR016, 16oz. container; HFR024, 24oz. container; and the HFR032, 32oz. container. The Harvest Fiber Kraft Rectangles are perfect for several occasions, including grab n’ go, takeout, and much more. They have superior strength, a modern appearance, and are also grease and oil resistant. Made from an all natural bagasse material, they are stackable lightweight and easy to carry. The Harvest Fiber Rectangle Container in size 16oz. can be… Read the full article »

HF225 white hinged food container with hamburger inside

Enhance The Customer Experience with These New Food Containers

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Experience is more than just a word when it comes to consumers – it is in fact a high priority. According to TrustPilot.com, “customer experience is how customers perceive their interactions with your company. A successful strategy should be useful, usable, and enjoyable from the customer’s point of view.” With the following new lines of quality Genpak containers, you can ensure that they will offer your customers a convenient take-out/delivery experience.   ProView ProView does not back down from the competition… Read the full article »

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College & Universities Are Playing A Huge Role in Sustainable Food Trends

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Colleges and universities have always been the powerhouse of ever-changing food concepts. They are reflecting campus menus to meet the demand of students’ food preference across the nation. With a growing concern for healthy food choices and organic labels, the key trend in colleges and universities is an increase in locally sourced produce. According to Foodservice Director’s 2018 College & University Census, 59% of food operators stated that the biggest trends affecting operations are vegan menu items. Out of dairy, baked goods, meats,… Read the full article »

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