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Food Service Packaging By the Numbers in the US

  • 50% of Americans use single-use items at least once a week.
  • 15% of Americans use single-use items every day.

 

  • 64% say leak/spill proof is the most important attribute.
  • 61% say stopping oil and grease stains is very important.
  • Seeing food inside was the least important attribute.

 

  • 39% say convenience is the top benefit of single-use items.
  • 38% say cleanliness/sanitation is the top benefit of single-use items.

Image courtesy of the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI): https://www.fpi.org.