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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 it down below! What is Bagasse? Bagasse is a dry pulpy fiber that is the byproduct of cane sugar production…. Read the full article »

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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 year. However, depending on the material you choose, your food container may not be curbside recyclable for your customers. What… Read the full article »

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Genpak’s GrubHub Top 10 Ordered Items of 2018

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 »

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Clover: Introducing The Latest Innovative Packaging Solution

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!

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 »

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Enhance The Customer Experience with These New Food Containers

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 since… Read the full article »

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

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 »

Harvest Fiber Kraft hinged container

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

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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Creativity in a Container: The Perfect Match for A Vibrant Summer Menu

The Summer is fast approaching and consumers want more convenient packaging solutions with a vibrant, modern appearance. Good news: whether it’s for a bakery or deli establishment or anywhere in between, Genpak’s food service containers have several features and benefits that meet consumer needs. They offer a bright and modern appearance for some of your most innovative food trends, and are perfect for produce, natural snacks, confectionary items, salads, and so much more. These clear packaging solutions… Read the full article »

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Next Generation of 21st Century Dining: Food Halls

Food halls, home to a mix of local artisan restaurants, butcher shops and other food-oriented boutiques, has officially become the next generation of 21st century dining. Flourishing in America, the emporium offers an open social environment and a new concept of cross meal-ordering for spontaneous eaters. It’s success in the states and expansion across the globe proves the potential longevity of a trend that won’t die down anytime soon. Since settling in America’s busiest cities,… Read the full article »

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