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Biodegradable Packaging for the Modern World

"Great things in business are never done alone; they're done by a team."

– Steve Jobs

Here at Plascon, we believe we are stronger when we work together. This is true not only in our daily work practices and activities, but also by forming...

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Overcoming Procrastination

Everyone struggles with procrastination – both personal and professional procrastination – even the most successful people.  In order to overcome the battle with procrastination, we must identify and understand why we procrastinate and then...

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Swimming in a Shrinking Labor Pool - Restaurant Edition

The challenges of a shrinking labor pool for restaurant owners

According to the U.S. Department of Labor the unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 18 years.  While this may be a welcomed statistic in many households, the adverse effect of...

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USDA Food Safety Guidelines for Potluck Events

USDA Provides Easy-to-Follow Steps for Safe Potluck Prep and Serve

Preparing & storing your potluck foods to prevent foodborne illness

We love our potlucks at Plascon—crock pots line up, veggie trays abound, sweets and treats galore, and every...

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September is National Food Safety Month

Preventing food borne illnesses

September is dedicated to food safety awareness, both at home and in restaurants.  Food borne illness stories continue to make headlines in our news broadcasts, so this month, let's all take a look at simple ways...

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How far does your produce travel?

From Farm to Grocery Shelf

A behind the scenes look at how your produce makes it to the market

When you see the semi-trucks driving down the road with a full load of produce, do you ever wonder how they take 50,000 lbs of produce and package it...

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Are you ready to try Cook Chill?

Plascon Cook Chill Starter Sets 

An economical way to start implementing the Cook Chill Process

Whether you are familiar with the Cook Chill Method of cooking, storing, and serving food, or this is the first time hearing about it, read on to...

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Food Processors Get Creative with Dry Ice Blast Cleaning

Food Safety Standards for Food Processors

Food Processors face challenges daily, none more important than food safety and hygiene standards.  To give them a leg up in the cleanliness department, processors are turning to a creative method to...

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