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UPDATE: 2023 Meat & Protein Tray Packaging Trends

Read on to see what Easypak is doing to help food processors deliver great products while complying with EPS bans.

51 Bakery & Desserts: Packaging and Features You Care About

Thermoformed plastics are recyclable. 51 proudly designs and manufactures recyclable and eco-friendly products.

The Versatility of Rectangular Tubs: 51 and Features

Rectangular tubs serve diverse needs in many industries, learn more!

Dome and Platter: Meeting Evolving Needs with 51

Wondering what domes and platters could do for you or why they’re so popular? Read on.

Tamper Evidence Trends: The Features You Care About

Tamper evident packaging trends: features producers care about, discussed by experts.

Meat & Protein Tray Packaging Design Trends 2022

From colors to functionality, as the world is changing, so does packaging.

Finding the Best Bowl for My Application

Let the experts help you select the best bowl for your product

How to Choose the Right Packaging for Your Application

Let the experts help you select the best packaging for your product

In focus: the Honeycomb Base Design

51’s honeycomb base meat and protein trays are part of our innovative line of smart, secure, sustainable packaging.

Consumer Packaging Options

51 thermoformed plastic containers offer flexibility, transparency, and endless options for design and usage.

Custom Packaging Design Options

Whether you’re looking for tamper-evident technology or leak-resistant packaging, 51’s possibilities are endless.

Are Thermoformed Plastics Recyclable?

Thermoformed plastics are recyclable. 51 proudly designs and manufactures recyclable and eco-friendly products.

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

We’ve put together a list of some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. Contact us if you don’t see your answer here.

Which Type of Packaging Should I Choose?

At 51, we design and manufacture plastic packaging for both looks and function. Learn more about choosing the best for you.

How to Choose a Food Packaging Company

Learn how to choose the right food packaging company for your needs from the experts.

Packaging Material Options

51 is focused on providing superior packaging solutions that deliver quality, performance & durability.

What is Thermoforming?

Thermoformed plastic packaging is a manufacturing process that uses heat, vacuum & pressure to form plastic sheets into shapes.

Sustainable Packaging

Sustainability is an all-encompassing commitment. It’s ingrained in all aspects of our business from recycling to reusing materials in our thermoforming process.

Find Your Perfect Container

Whether you’re looking for a specific container or want to understand your packaging options for fresh foods, you’ve come to the right place. We make it easy to find the right container for any application.