Chicago company Gourmet Gorilla is getting some well-deserved attention with its mission to provide locally grown, preservative-free, balanced and nutritious meals to Illinois and Wisconsin schoolchildren. These school lunches are made daily from scratch and are leading the way in healthy food for kids that is both good and good for them. Transporting these lunches in a safe and secure way, which keeps food at the correct temperature, is an important part of Gourmet Gorilla’s day. http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20140206/ISSUE01/140209888/a-school-lunch-thats-not-cafeteria-food Enter the KangaBox Thermobox, a food carrier whose features make transporting food easy and safe. The KangaBox has multiple, convenient sizes that are all stackable, and ultra-light. The rounded corners plus ergonomically-shaped handles make for easy handling. Lids are tight fitting, so the KangaBox will be keep cold food cold and hot food hot. With an impact and scratch-proof surface, these thermoboxes are 100% recyclable since they are made out of Extruded Polypropylene (EPP). Dishwasher-safe up to 176°, the thermoboxes are both easy to clean and keep clean, an important feature when transporting food. On top of all of these features, the bright colors of the KangaBox are a fresh and eye-catching addition to any food service kitchen. Gourmet Gorilla use the KangaBox Professional
They say appearance is everything. Don’t you want your take out soup, pasta and rice dishes to be freshly preserved yet attractively presented in an eye-catching way? Your product is top quality – shouldn’t you have the same quality for your packaging yet at an affordable price? Consider our best-selling SKP soup bowls. Our SKP disposable soup bowls and soup containers are versatile and convenient, and are space efficient and cost effective. Perfect for hot foods such as soups, pasta, take-out, and rice. Re-usable and durable, these bowls have handles, are stackable, can be placed in the microwave and freezer, and both the base and lid are 100% recyclable. Sold in cases of 300 (combo set with a clear lid). Sizes available range from 12 oz, 16 oz, 22 oz, 28 oz, and 40 oz.
Everyone loves the charm and style of our wood cheese boxes for cheese and other food products. Not only do they promote the food inside in an attractive and eye-catching way, they truly offer a green solution for food packaging. These wood cheese boxes come in various shapes and sizes and accommodate several printing techniques, including typography, pad printing, pyrography and wood dye. The boxes can also be laminated with greaseproof, plastic film (PE, PP, PET). Depending on the assembly, the boxes are also ovenable and microwaveable. Artisan made food products such as cheese and sandwiches need a packaging solution that reflects the care and quality put into the food products. Our wood cheese boxes are a perfect way to package your product. Why not package your locally made cheese or to-go sandwiches in a wood cheese box that shows your customers that you care about the environment.
Sustainability and green packaging are leading the way in the latest trends in food service packaging. According to statistics compiled by Mintel, a global market research firm, 42% of consumers say they seek a foodservice establishment that supports the environment by recycling or using biodegradable containers or serving dishes. During the recent National Restaurant Show in Chicago, the majority of the tableware, takeout containers, and utensils shown highlighted sustainability. New pulp restaurant take out containers and trays from Darnel meet the need for green with packaging composed from a variety of recycled pulp products. The containers have hinged lids, and are available in a variety of sizes. Pulp trays are also part of the product line. All pulp line products are freezer and oven safe (up to 350). Show your customers that sustainability is important by choosing Darnel Pulp Containers and Trays. Packaging is moving in a green and sustainable direction, and Darnel is leading the way in restaurant containers and trays. Going green for your food service packaging has never been easier than with Darnel’s new pulp line of take out containers and trays. (Source: Mintel: Restaurant industry continues green initiatives: new foodservice trends, June 6, 2014, www.mintel.com)
Packaging Resources Inc. is a full-service food packaging resource company. Bakeries, quick service restaurants, convenience store chains, food processors and redistributors use our products, tools and knowledge to package and present their food product.