Soon to be Favorites: Food Trends We’ll see in 2018

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With the New Year comes a slew of new dining options. Certain food trends are on the rise while others are starting to fall by the wayside. We took a look into our own crystal ball to see what 2018 has in store for the food industry and the future is bright. New food alert: Read the full article…

What the Heck’s a Kolache?

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Over the last several years we’ve seen a rise in popularity for the stuffed pastries known as kolache (also spelled kolache, kolace or kolacky /kəˈlɑːtʃi, -tʃki/). They’re a type of pastry filled with either sweet or savory ingredients, making this Czech delight loved by many. And when your product is an uncommon delicacy, it’s important to make sure your customers Read the full article…

Seeing Red for Valentine’s Day

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  Not a florist or a greeting card company? Not to worry, there are still plenty of ways for your business to boost revenue with festive packaging this February. Whether you’re slinging coffee, crafting cupcakes, or selling prepared lunches, help your customers get into the romantic spirit with eye-catching red packaging. Red Hot Ripple-Wrap (new Read the full article…

Love Is in the Air: Our Favorite Pairs

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You can go ahead and call us Cupid, because we’ve brought together some lovely (packaging) couples. It’s only natural to see lots of coupling around Valentine’s Day. We thought this would be a great opportunity to showcase some of our perfect pairs. These packaging soul mates go together like eggs and bacon, cheese and crackers, or Read the full article…

In Montana, Scenic Brew Coffee Knows How to Get Noticed

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In Helena, Montana there is a coffee shop whose clever name says it all: Scenic Brew. Owner Beth White understands the importance of putting the café’s logo on their packaging. That is why the coffee cup sleeves bear the iconic company name and logo. When they first started working with us they used the solid Read the full article…

Small Price, Small Detail, Big Results

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Sometimes it’s the smallest details that can make the biggest impact, especially when it comes to packaging. Over the years, we’ve learned that there are several go-to gems that our customers use over and over. These are items that have a small price tag but drive the perceived value of a retail package way, way Read the full article…

The Workhorse of Custom Packaging

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We hear from a lot of business owners who want their logo put on all their packaging. They want everything from takeout bags to plastic cups to bear their business name. And we can’t blame them – it’s excellent marketing! But it isn’t always economical for a start-up company to brand each piece of packaging Read the full article…

A Look Back at the Best Newbies of 2017

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You don’t have to look far to see that it’s been a good year for new products on In 2017 we added many sought-after new items to our website. Each one was a successful addition, but some clearly became favorites among our customers. As this year comes to end we look ahead to what Read the full article…

Earth Inspired Salads: Branding for a local fast casual restaurant

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Since MrTakeOutBags is located in Pittsburgh, we are extra excited when we help out local businesses. And when they happen to sell health-conscious yet still irresistible lunches, we get downright giddy. We recently had the pleasure of helping Earth Inspired Salads get the printed plastic bags they needed. Two Locations The fast causal restaurant has Read the full article…

Your New Year’s Resolution Begins Now

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Time to make the commitment: starting in 2018 you are going to stop wasting valuable advertising space by putting your company logo onto your packaging. Admit it, you told yourself before that you were going to do it, but for whatever reason you never got around to it. Perhaps you think it’s too expensive, or Read the full article…

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