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What Do You Really Know About Butcher Block Paper?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Sep 13, 2017

What is it about butcher paper that makes it a necessary fixture of any 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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Tags: Food Service Paper, Butcher Paper

Kraft Vs Craft: The Secret to Kraft Paper for Your Craft Projects

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Sep 06, 2017

If you’re the artsy type and enjoy DIY and other projects, then you’re probably very familiar with kraft paper. And if you’ve wondered why it’s “kraft paper” vs. “craft paper,” you’re not alone. Many people often change the spelling of kraft paper to craft paper, believing it is more accurate, or that kraft is simply a branding play on the word craft. But in reality, there is a reason for the use of the word kraft.

So, let’s take a look at the origins of the word craft, starting with a basic definition of the word craft.

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Tags: Kraft Paper Uses

Your Ultimate Guide to The Most Popular Butcher Paper Uses

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Butcher paper is actually incredibly versatile. So much so, it’s almost a crime that we still call it “butcher paper!”

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Tags: Butcher Paper

Competitive BBQ is Heating Up with Peach Paper

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Barbecue — and barbecue competitions — have long had an important place in the history of American cuisine. That’s because those who love good barbecue don’t take it lightly. Competitive barbecue conjures up images of country cookoffs and friendly rivalries. But barbecue competitions are no longer simply a regional, backyard affair.

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Tags: Butcher Paper

How to Improve Your Food Wrap Game with Butcher Paper Sheets

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Competition in the foodservice industry is fierce and it continues to heat up. Thanks to cooking shows and celebrity chefs that have put foodservice in the spotlight, plain and simple no longer cuts it when it comes to the way food is wrapped and served.

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Tags: Butcher Paper, Freezer Paper

How Pink Butcher Paper is Improving BBQ Worldwide

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jun 21, 2017

It’s barbecue season, people! Folks around the U.S. will be doing their fair share of grilling and smoking in the coming months — and they’ll all be looking to create masterpieces that are the envy of the neighborhood.

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Tags: Butcher Paper

2 Ways Polycoated Paper Offers Durability and Versatility

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jun 07, 2017

If you’ve ever come across a sturdy piece of paper that appears to have a waxy or shiny coating on one or both sides, then you have probably encountered polycoated paper. Its special design and durability makes this paper versatile for a number of different business uses and industries, from foodservice to steel production to packaging and shipping.

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Tags: Custom Paper Ideas, Freezer Paper

How Do You Use BBQ Paper? 3 Ways to Try Today

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, May 17, 2017

You don’t have to be Aaron Franklin or own the most expensive grill or smoker on the market to have a knack for cooking up some top-quality barbecue.

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Tags: Butcher Paper

Floor Board Vs. Floor Paper: Which Should You Choose?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, May 03, 2017

If you’re in the market for heavy-duty paper to cover surfaces during a construction or renovation project, you may not even realize you have options. But when the time comes to select paper to protect the surfaces around your home or construction site, it’s important to note that there are a variety of materials you can choose, and that different products are suited for certain scenarios.

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Unique Ways Your Business Can Use Flexo Printing as a Branding Tool

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Flexographic printing has gained praise in a number of industries for its versatility and affordability. And when it comes to branding, the flexo printing process makes it simple for companies to enhance their message in many unique ways, and on various substrates that traditional printing presses can’t accommodate, including plastic, film, and cellophane.

also works perfectly for printing on kraft paper and butcher paper, which are used in the food service and packaging and shipping industries among many others. Flexo inks have a low viscosity, which means faster drying time and faster production time as a result.

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Tags: Flexographic Printing