Ask MrTakeOutBags

Posted on

Today’s questions focus on custom printed packaging: What is the minimum quantity to print? Well, that all boils down to the item that’s being printed and what the customer chooses in terms of the printing (number of colors, simplicity or complexity of the artwork or logo and the areas of the packaging that require printing Read the full article…


Caterers: Are You Prepared for the Busy Season?

Posted on

If you’re a caterer, you know this time of the year is hectic with holiday parties, social events, and professional engagements. So why let packaging slow you down? Between balancing schedules, securing ingredients, and properly staffing for events, packaging should be the easiest thing to check off your list. First thing’s first, you’re going to Read the full article…


Branding to Stand Out in A Crowded Market

Posted on

Pittsburgh’s Strip District neighborhood is a hub of small businesses, and each day it’s buzzing with activity. Penn Ave, which runs through the Strip District, is lined with shops where you can fill your reusable tote bags with fresh produce, authentic Italian pastries, and Pittsburgh-centric souvenirs. At the heart of all this activity is the Read the full article…


Coffee Cups that Won’t Cause A Stir

Posted on

As November arrived several weeks ago, we braced for the annual controversy that has routinely overheated at America’s largest coffee chain: would our country debate the color and symbols on Starbuck’s widely distributed coffee cups? Yes. 2016 was no different – we got our controversy. Starbucks started by launching a green cup with a mosaic Read the full article…


Food Hall Days: The Latest Trend in Fast Casual Dining

Posted on

Forget what you know about cafeterias, food courts, and mess halls. New-fashioned food halls are popping up all over the country. These dining hotspots feature multiple high-end vendors, sushi bars, and places to grab expertly roasted coffee – all under one roof. By offering lots of options, it’s no wonder why foodies are swarming to Read the full article…


What’s the Right Packaging for your Food Truck

Posted on

It’s that time of year again! Summer is here and that means tons of outdoor festivals, street fairs, concerts, and community events. At nearly all of these events you’ll find food trucks lining the blocks, ready to serve hungry customers. If you’re one of these on-trend trucks, with a line of eager customers at your Read the full article…


Where To Find The Nation’s Best Donuts

Posted on

June 3rd is National Donut Day, and we are a nation who loves those sweet, round treats. The rise of the artisan donut is taking the country by storm, and we wanted to share some of our favorites.


Earth Day 2016 – Guide to Eco Friendly Packaging Icons

Posted on

Every day is Earth Day at MrTakeOutBags. We stock a full supply of eco-friendly products from recyclable bags to compostable food containers. We even have biodegradable and compostable cutlery! We believe in offering a multitude of sustainable items year-round, not just on Earth Day. It’s not just about what we do carry, though, it’s also Read the full article…


National French Bread Day – March 21st

Posted on

Many people are unaware of National French Bread Day on March 21st, but the majority of the population won’t hesitate a moment to say Oui! for a chance to savor the crusty-on-the-outside, airy-on-the-inside French staple. The History Behind French Bread Also known as a baguette, French bread is a long thin loaf that is made Read the full article…


How the Cupcake Trend Took Over America’s Tastebuds

Posted on

You don’t have to look very far to see that cupcakes are a serious trend in America. From the opening of the L.A. based cupcakes-only shop, Sprinkles, to reality TV shows like Cupcake Wars to Carrie Bradshaw snacking on a cupcake in HBO’s “Sex and the City”, it seems everyone can’t get enough of the Read the full article…


Connect with MrTakeOutBags

Get to know us on social media for sales info and more!


Our Story

We serve you from our 24,000 square foot central warehouse in Pittsburgh, PA and through multiple distribution centers throughout the United States.



Read More About Us

Mr.TakeOutBags.com Blog

Helpful information, recipes, packaging ideas, and more!



Read Our Blog