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Top 10 Ways Teachers Can Use Kraft Paper in the Classroom

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Jul 29, 2021

Emerging out of its stereotypical role as picture frame liner and stepping into the spotlight as so much more, we present to you, the amazing uses of Colored Kraft Paper

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The Best Uses for Chipboard

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Sep 03, 2020

Also known as cardboard or paperboard, Chipboard is thick board made from recycled paper fibers. The material is produced in a variety of grades from very thin to very thick to create different products. Chipboard, made by pressing layers of recycled fiber together to form a larger piece of material, is also affordable and an eco-friendly alternative to other manufactured materials. Here are four of the best ways to use chipboard.

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What is "Butcher Block" Paper?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Butcher paper is now a necessary fixture of any restaurant, deli, grocer or backyard BBQ? While extremely versatile, the secret behind this specialty paper goes beyond its use as a food basket liner or makeshift placemat.

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5 Types of Kraft Paper Keeping Restaurants Safe

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Mon, Jul 27, 2020

Kraft paper is an important ingredient being used by many restaurants today. Its diversity, efficiency, custom ability and affordability make it a perfect one-time sanitary use in eating establishments.

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Pre-Cut Table Top Covers = Better Look & More Savings

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Fri, Oct 11, 2019

A glass of Merlot and a Porterhouse Steak make the perfect pair. But if red wine and spills are creating a linen nightmare for your restaurant, consider topping your cloths with tabletop paper. You’ll save lots of money on cleaning costs, plus customized tabletop covers can improve your dining room’s look and feel for diners.

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Tags: Food Service Paper, Custom Paper Ideas

Why the Different Colors for Steak Paper?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Oct 09, 2019

Steak papers are very durable and inhibit the spoilage of meat, poultry and fish. Colorful steak paper can also enhance the appearance of meat, poultry and seafood in grocery, butcher or deli display cases. The right color of food service paper can make a great impact on the presentation of fresh fish or Prime Angus steak in your butcher case. Not only do the various colors look nice, they actually were created for specific uses.

Here are some of the most common colors of steak paper and what they are used for:
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Tags: Food Service Paper, Butcher Paper

One Way to Save Money on Custom Tray Liners and Sandwich Wrap

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Tray liners and sandwich wrap help restaurants be efficient in cleanliness and packaging, but changing the types and sizes of food service paper your establishment buys can also bring big savings.

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Check Out Oren International's Amazon Store

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Sep 03, 2019

We now have an Amazon Store to fulfill all of your consumer paper product needs. It is a one-stop shop for our high quality Oren International food service, crafting and industrial paper products. We have several items that have achieved "Best Seller" and "Amazon's Choice" status. Take a look at what we have to offer, and see what all the fuss is about!

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Tags: Butcher Paper

What Makes Paper Converting Good for the Environment?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Aug 08, 2019

Reducing your carbon footprint and making the transition to “go green” are major priorities for preserving the environment for future generations. It may be a surprise, but a lot of the negative noise about paper’s impact on the environment is not true.  In fact, the paper industry has made leaps and bounds in reducing consumption of fossil fuels. 

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Food Service Packaging: What's the Best Sandwich Wrap for You?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jul 31, 2019

Printing your restaurant's logo on sandwich wrap is a great marketing strategy. People walk out of your sandwich shop and enjoy their lunch in a public area, or inside their office. Everywhere they go, hungry people will see your logo on that delicious sandwich. But food service packaging has to do more than advertise. It also has to keep your food fresh, sanitary, and ready-to-eat.

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