What Does BPA Mean and Why Go BPA-Free with Restaurant Containers?02/28/2023
Are you looking for restaurant containers that are safe and healthy for you and your customers to use? Then it is important to look for the ones labeled “BPA-free.” But what does this label mean?
What Is BPA?
BPA stands for Bisphenol A, a chemical compound used in a variety of consumer products and food containers. Unfortunately, it has been linked to a variety of serious health conditions, such as cancer, endocrine disorders, and reproductive issues. Therefore, it is crucial to avoid BPA-containing products and seek out those that are labeled “BPA-free.”
While BPA-free products claim to be completely safe from BPA-containing compounds, it is important to understand that not all BPA-free products are made from materials that are entirely safe. Some of these products may contain a substitute compound that is closely related to BPA, such as Bisphenol-S (BPS) or Bisphenol-F (PSF). To ensure product safety and avoid potential health risks, it is important to seek out products that have been verified as food-safe.
Why Choose BPA-Free Restaurant Containers?
Consumers are increasingly conscious of the potential risks associated with BPA (Bisphenol A). They are becoming more aware of the possible dangers that exposure to BPA can have on their health and are taking active steps to avoid products that contain this chemical.
Ultimately, you want your customers to feel safe and secure when eating in your restaurant or getting takeout. By choosing BPA-free restaurant containers, you can offer your customers a product that is safe and worry-free. Not only will BPA-free containers help ensure health and safety, but using non-toxic products also creates a more enjoyable dining experience. So, make sure to always look for products that specifically state they are “BPA-free” and have been verified as food-safe before purchasing.
BPA-Free Plastic Food Storage Containers for Restaurants
The good news is that there are plenty of BPA-free restaurant containers available on the market today.
Restaurants can opt for BPA-free containers made with polypropylene (PP) plastic, which is known for its ability to preserve freshness and taste while delaying evaporation and dehydration. This type of plastic is also resistant to fats and organic solvents.
These containers are also temperature-resistant, from ultra-cold to boiling temperatures, and can be microwaved and reheated.
Additionally, PP containers are lightweight and durable, making them a great choice for restaurants looking for cost-saving, eco-friendly materials. They are also easy to clean, making them a great choice for restaurants that need to meet health and safety standards. Because PP is a recyclable material, it is also a great choice for restaurants looking to reduce their environmental impact.
Need BPA-Free Plastic Takeout Containers?
At Sunshine Supply Company, all of our food containers are completely free of BPA (Bisphenol A). We strongly recommend that, if you own a restaurant, you only stock items that are BPA-free. This will ensure that your customers can safely enjoy their meals.
Sunshine Supply Company offers a number of BPA-free food containers to choose from, from anti-fog containers to hinge containers. Additionally, all of our BPA-free restaurant containers are 100% recyclable. Talk to our team or one of our authorized local distributors to find out which BPA-free containers are right for your restaurant.
Visit our website and learn more about our BPA-free offerings.