Have you been wondering about the state of the nation when it comes to compostable cups?
Some are commercially compostable, while others are certified home compostable. What’s more, the terminology around cup linings can be confusing, too. From PE linings to PLA linings, and, the latest type, aqueous coatings.
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Did you know that greaseproof paper is one of the most versatile products in food packaging?
From wrapping a sambo for the road to lining a catering platter full of antipasto delights or even rolling up into a cone for holding hot chips. There are so many ways to use this practical packaging staple.
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As you may have noticed, sugarcane pulp containers are gaining popularity as an eco-friendly alternative to plastic food packaging.
Also known as bagasse, sugarcane packaging is made from the fibrous residue that remains after sugarcane juice extraction. It is sturdy, durable, and can be moulded into various shapes to create takeaway food containers.
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Are you making these boo-boos when packaging your takeaway?
Imagine you have just ducked out from work to try the new cafe down the street. The people are friendly, the service is good, you grab your lunch and head back to your desk. But on the way back, your hand starts burning because the coffee cup is too hot, the lid of your container won’t stay closed and when you get back to your desk, your food is cold and now looks like a dropped pie. Not only that, there’s NO CUTLERY! So the shop was nice – tick. The people were nice – tick. The food looked good – tick. But the packaging made the whole experience go pear-shaped.
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Here’s how custom printed food packaging can boost your business.
Have you ever thought about custom printed packaging for your food business but aren’t sure where to start? You probably like the idea of your branding being in the hands of your customers. Imagine every customer leaving your premises holding your logo. Not only are you still in front of them, you are also in front of every person they walk past.
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Eco-friendly packaging products. Where to begin?! What does it mean if the plastic is PET, PP or PLA? What products really are recyclable? Or compostable vs degradable vs biodegradable – what’s the difference? So much to know!!
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Sydney Packaging has been a leading supplier of disposable food packaging
in Sydney for over 30 years. In that time, we’ve learnt a thing or two about what our customers need and how to keep them happy. So what should you look for when choosing a food packaging supplier?
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If you’ve been thinking of ways to build your brand, it might be worth considering whether custom printed takeaway food packaging is right for you. In a competitive market place with so many businesses vying for your customer’s attention, having your brand in their hand (literally) could give you the edge you need.
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An increasing number of school canteens are now making the switch to eco-friendly takeaway food packaging options. This welcome move seems to be generated from parent and student interest in education and programs about living sustainably. School veggie patches and native beehives are becoming part of many school’s landscapes. Continue reading “Learn how school canteens are going green”
A moment in your drink and 200 years on our planet. That’s how long it takes a plastic straw to break down in landfill. Plastic straws cannot be recycled and billions end up in landfill every year. They’re also wreaking havoc on our oceans with catastrophic effects on marine life.
Continue reading “The Final Straw”