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  • 28 Mar 2017
    If you are running any type of dining establishment, there is one thing that you are going to need to decide on at one point. This is the to-go containers that you will have to use. If you give customers the options to take away their food or if they require doggy bags, you will need something handy. The precise design and construction is up to you. However, there are some guidelines that you should follow. This is so that you can maintain a certain level of quality. Here is what you need to consider:    Image Source:Pexels   The Type of Food What types of foods do you offer? You are going to need to tailor the container to the type of food that you serve. For instance, do you run a café that predominantly sells sandwiches, baked goods, and similar food? If so window boxes are the best option for you. First, these are constructed in such a way that they protect even the softest foods. Also, those little clear portions are a great advertising tactic. Others will be able to see your delicious creations, prompting them to visit your café too. If you offer soups and other foods that are quite liquid, you will need strong, secure plastic containers to carry them in. The Usability A takeaway container is more than just something that is used to transport the food. It also needs to serve a purpose. Remember, not everyone is heading straight home to eat the food that they have just ordered. They may be on the go or perhaps heading to an outdoors area to eat. By considering this, you can make your container more user friendly. For example, you can shape it in such a way that it appears to be a bowl. This can come in particularly handy if you are serving rice, noodles, or other foods that are easily eaten in this form. Adding little features like having somewhere to store their utensils is a thoughtful gesture as well. Easy to Transport The whole purpose of these containers is so that people are able to take their food from one place to another with ease. Depending on the type of food that you are serving, you need to make sure that they find it easy to carry. Therefore, it is a good idea to have certain handles that people can grasp and lift. At the same time, the material needs to be quite sturdy as well. After all, the last thing that you want is for it to fall apart in their hands. While cardboard or paper is fine, make sure that it can withstand the weight of the food inside. These are some of the things to keep in mind as you decide on the takeaway containers. Don’t forget to add your own flair and creativity to these boxes. As mentioned, it is a great marketing tool so if you want people to take notice, you are going to need to make an effort. If nothing else, your customers will find it greatly aesthetically pleasing.  
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  • If you are running any type of dining establishment, there is one thing that you are going to need to decide on at one point. This is the to-go containers that you will have to use. If you give customers the options to take away their food or if they require doggy bags, you will need something handy. The precise design and construction is up to you. However, there are some guidelines that you should follow. This is so that you can maintain a certain level of quality. Here is what you need to consider:    Image Source:Pexels   The Type of Food What types of foods do you offer? You are going to need to tailor the container to the type of food that you serve. For instance, do you run a café that predominantly sells sandwiches, baked goods, and similar food? If so window boxes are the best option for you. First, these are constructed in such a way that they protect even the softest foods. Also, those little clear portions are a great advertising tactic. Others will be able to see your delicious creations, prompting them to visit your café too. If you offer soups and other foods that are quite liquid, you will need strong, secure plastic containers to carry them in. The Usability A takeaway container is more than just something that is used to transport the food. It also needs to serve a purpose. Remember, not everyone is heading straight home to eat the food that they have just ordered. They may be on the go or perhaps heading to an outdoors area to eat. By considering this, you can make your container more user friendly. For example, you can shape it in such a way that it appears to be a bowl. This can come in particularly handy if you are serving rice, noodles, or other foods that are easily eaten in this form. Adding little features like having somewhere to store their utensils is a thoughtful gesture as well. Easy to Transport The whole purpose of these containers is so that people are able to take their food from one place to another with ease. Depending on the type of food that you are serving, you need to make sure that they find it easy to carry. Therefore, it is a good idea to have certain handles that people can grasp and lift. At the same time, the material needs to be quite sturdy as well. After all, the last thing that you want is for it to fall apart in their hands. While cardboard or paper is fine, make sure that it can withstand the weight of the food inside. These are some of the things to keep in mind as you decide on the takeaway containers. Don’t forget to add your own flair and creativity to these boxes. As mentioned, it is a great marketing tool so if you want people to take notice, you are going to need to make an effort. If nothing else, your customers will find it greatly aesthetically pleasing.  
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