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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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Design Printing – Where Food Packaging and Branding Meet

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The moment a customer takes a meal home, not only do they focus on the food packaging for convenience, but the branding design to help remember your company. In addition to quality food packaging, your branding design allows for customer recognition, and ensures that your offer food packaging that benefits them. Genpak offers custom printing where you can enhance your company brand. From embossing to spot print, we offer four types of branding prints that will give you a… Read the full article »

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A Sneak Peek of Our New ProView Product Line Extension!

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Introducing the latest product line extension of Genpak’s highest quality black and clear foodservice containers: PV243CO, Medium compartment close-off container; PV203CO, Large 3 Compartment Close-off Container; and the PV205, Large All Purpose Container. Genpak’s latest addition to the ProView line launches as a key trend to foodservice, taking the product line to new heights for consumers. Designed for various food applications and eating occasions, they are microwave-safe containers created for food delivery, take-out, upscale catering,… Read the full article »

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Wholesome Delis are Trending – Plus More on Harvest Fiber Kraft!

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Speaking of National Sandwich Month coming up next week, wholesome sandwiches are trending for today’s on-the-go consumer. Deli businesses are introducing cleaner labels, authentic food presentation, and ethnic flavors in their sandwich lineup as an alternative to fast food. Despite the classic BLT or the PB&J, ethnic flavors are topping them both as curious tasters think sandwiches with ethnic flavors are worth the switch-up. According to Technomic, 54% of consumers want restaurants to offer more sandwiches with new or unique flavors… Read the full article »

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The Power of Prepared Meals – Foodservice Trends You Need To Know

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Prepared meals are a two-way street. Between c-stores, and meal kit companies, these competitive channels are developing new ways of introducing prepared meals to-go to meet specific consumer demands. Prepared foods are attracting quick stop customers, which is reflected in the high numbers. These sectors have adjusted to the radical change with the advent of their own prepared meals services, which eliminates cooking time. According to the National Association of Convenience Stores, prepared foods drove 69% of foodservice… Read the full article »

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Understanding the Temperature Limits of Different Food Packaging

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  In order for hot foods to stay hot and cold food to remain cold, it is important to understand the temperature limits of different containers in order to ensure the best performance. We often times receive questions from those who want to know if a foam container is microwave-safe or if our oven-safe products can go in the freezer. So, here’s a helpful guide that will help you understand your temperature limits to determine the proper use of… Read the full article »

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Enjoy 4th of July Favorites with This Decorated Container

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Fourth of July is right around the corner, and you can show your pride with Genpak’s Pride in America branded foam container. Enjoy your most craved all-American foods in a container that is sustainable and perfect for convenience. As the first industry supplier to print a hinged container, we developed this container as a festive way to enjoy the holiday. With venting capabilities and temperature control technology, you can maintain fresh food throughout the midsummer heat. The Pride in America container features… Read the full article »

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Solution-Based Packaging that Greatly Impacts Consumer Lifestyles

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In the world of “to-go”, there are constant changes being made to food packaging, restaurant design, and overall operations in order to achieve a consumer-focused experience. Some changes aren’t always so complex, but convenient- and that’s a characteristic that Genpak lives by. Here are 3 modifications to our food packaging that greatly shapes the modern day consumer lifestyle, helping save time and money. Close-off food packaging Compartmented containers are always convenient for side portioned food items, which require separating. Years ago, we at Genpak… Read the full article »

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How Erik Waterkotte Carried His Industry Vision Forward at IDDBA 2018

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Erik Waterkotte, Chairman of IDDBA (International Dairy Deli Bakery Association) and Sr. Director of sales for Columbus Crafts Meats drove this year’s tradeshow with leading-edge research and technology. 10,000 attendees and many retail buyers, merchandisers, brokers, distributors, and manufacturers gathered at the New Orleans Ernest Morial Convention Center to hold one of the most important buying and educational events of 2018. In a world of evolving dynamics in the global food system, attendees and exhibitors… Read the full article »

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