High density polyethylene as the most commonly used plastic for Bakery Trays
Aside from its use in plastic Bakery Trays, HDPE is typically found in milk jugs, plastic bags and refillable plastic bottles. This thermoplastic is available in a wide range of flexibilities and other properties depending upon the production process, with those with the high density being the most rigid. Today HDPE is one of the most widely used plastics with production in billions every year. Some of its features which make it ideal for Bakery Trays or food containers are: food contact acceptable, good processability, antioxidant, high stress crack resistance, good toughness and resistance and many more.
Bakery Trays for a modern lifestyle
Microwave ovens have become a necessity for most homes and plastic Bakery Trays are the choice of consumers considering that is microwavable. Microwave cooking allows people to enjoy good food as well as bakery products without spending their time on baking and food preparation. In fact, many bakeries that cater to the breakfast crowd have found it highly profitable since the greater majority of the working group hardly has enough time for breakfast preparation. When freshly baked bread is wrapped in plastic packaging and carefully arranged in Bakery Trays, consumers are able to see what they will get and it is too tempting for them to resist.
The expected growth in plastic production
The use of plastics as food containers is expected to grow because it is strong, durable and tear resistant and it requires less energy to manufacture them in comparison to other materials used for food packaging. Plastic also allows saving in shipping costs because it is light in weight and it can be easily be stacked to minimize storage costs. Plastic is also tough enough to withstand the stresses of transportation which ensures that the bread you have packed in plastic Bakery Trays will reach the customer in good shape. After their intended use, these plastic Bakery Trays can be used over and over again for the same or different purpose. In the hands of ingenious customers, these Bakery Trays will always find themselves providing a useful purpose in the kitchen.
Freezer-to-oven-to-table plastic food containers are now available for microwave and conventional oven use. New ideas are coming up in the use of plastic containers for other food products like cereals, coffee, spices and baby food because it is safe, sanitary, easy to use and economical.