What Is Kraft Paper?

Ryan Van Horn Eco Friendly Kraft Paper

Kraft paper is a kind of paper made by a chemical pulping process known as the kraft process. The name comes from the German word Kraft, meaning strong. It produces a very strong paper. Most people associate kraft paper with brown paper bags or brown butcher paper. Kraft paper isn't always brown, however. Various bleaching steps can be added to ...

How Much Shelf Space Do You Have in Your Restaurant?

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Photo courtesy of Flickr user Allerina & Glen MacLarty. If you’re looking to order some foodservice paper wrappers, foil, foam, or plastic containers, you might be wondering if you’ll be able to fit a minimum order of them on your storage shelves! We talk to lots of restaurant owners and managers who don’t have dozens of stores and can’t afford …

$500 Summer Facebook Promotion: Win Free Printing!

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To help get the word out about our Facebook page, we're giving away up to $500 in free custom printing to one lucky winner! Here's how it works: 1. Like us on Facebook.2. Subscribe to our email list.3. Check your email after July 31, 2013 to see if you've won! Here's how we'll determine the prize amount and the winner: ...

Is That Food Packaging Biodegradable?

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Ever wonder how long it takes the packaging around your food to biodegrade? We did some digging for you, metaphorically speaking! Let's compare food, paper, aluminum foil, plastic bags, and polystyrene foam. Assuming all of these things are in the ground, surrounded by water, sunlight, soil, and microorganisms, here are the estimates: Food scraps: 1-6 months Paper: 2-5 months Aluminum ...

Do You Work with Companies My Size?

Ryan Van Horn Custom Print Deli Paper

People sometimes ask us, "Do you work with companies my size?" Because our specialty is short print runs (typically a few cases or rolls of paper, not dozens or hundreds) of custom-printed deli paper, people wonder if there's a size that's too big or too small. We've printed for large, well-known brands like Google, Facebook, Coca-Cola, DreamWorks Animation, and the ...