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Is Restaurant Takeout Safe During the CoronaVirus Epidemic? YES!

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“Is takeout and delivery from restaurants safe?” That’s what’s on the mind of many Americans as more states are taking precautions and prohibiting any restaurants, bars, and cafes from serving food or drink on premises. In order to make up for lost business and keep profits in the black, many restaurants and food establishments have begun offering takeout and delivery services for local customers. But with growing concern over the spread of COVID-19, many Americans… Read the full article »

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Support Local Restaurants During the Coronavirus Outbreak!

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Our local restaurants are in trouble. Many have been ordered to close their doors in order to stop the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), leaving their financial futures in a precarious position. Unable to dine in, there are still ways you can financially support restaurants and the workers they employ during this difficult period. As restaurants and eateries are the backbone of our company, below we’ve highlighted five different ways you can help support restaurants financially… Read the full article »

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How To Make a Difference In Your Restaurant For The Environment

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Source: Sustainability Active Off-premise sustainable packaging is becoming more prevalent in today’s eco-driven society. Consumers demand that restaurants utilize sustainable packaging to match their lifestyles and support their views on environmental stewardship. In fact, studies from the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) have shown that ​consumers will even go as far as ​voicing their displeasure ​to their favorite restaurants​ if packaging is perceived as unsafe for the environment. ​Several protests have already struck numerous restaurants… Read the full article »

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Genpak Attends The 2019 NACUFS Show

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Team members of Genpak just attended the 2019 National Association of College & University Food Services or NACUFS trade show, where 750 subscribed members and 350 vendors flocked to Denver, Colorado. NACUFS is an organization that supports colleges and universities nationwide, and we were happy to be present at the show to support operators with a variety of Genpak products. Sustainability was on everyone’s minds this year, with many booths showcasing plant-based foods, farm raised/grass… Read the full article »

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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 four tacos. Of course,… 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 »

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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 »

“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 »

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