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Packaged for Takeout Performance

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Takeout. Carryout. To-go. Order ahead. Delivery. No matter what you call it, it’s here to stay.  

According to a recent study, 60% of respondents claimed that food packaging is the most critical factor in ordering delivery and 42% are now being more attentive to the quality of packaging used for food and drink. Packaging performance is a deal breaker, and ProPak® plastic cups and lids are the deal maker. 

To-go drinks to complement food orders are on the rise and ProPak offers plastic cups and lids in a variety of sizes to fit all operator needs. Beyond beverage, ProPak Plastic Portion Cups are ideal for takeout sauces and dressing, as well as single-serve condiments that are economical and safe for dine-in customersPlus, Mexican cuisine, soups, chili, salads, pastas and sides fit perfectly in durable ProPak  deli containers.  

Consumers expect these containers to travel wellkeeping cold items cold and hot items hot. ProPak cups check all of these boxes and more, including: 

  • Crystal clear PET lids that allow consumers to see the product and provide restaurants a space to label 
  • Cups that can be filled and stored in advance of use 
  • Snap lock lids to ensure a secure fit and leak-proof travel 
  • Strength of cups means no bending, folding or breaking 

Shamrock Foods line of ProPak and responsibly-sourced ProPak Impact Plastic Cups and Lids – which are made from 25% recycled material – are available in a wide variety of tiered products that are high quality, dependable and recyclable. They feature universal lid sizing therefore reducing labor costs, storage and skusProPak products are also made in the U.S.A., making for consistent product quality and better supply chain logistics.  

To get the right mix of ProPak products for your restaurant, reach out to your Shamrock Foods Sales Representative today.  


Sources: Restaurant Business Online,, Technomic. 

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