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JJ Launches Retro-Style Bio-degradable Fish and Chip Boxes  

Wrapping fish and chips in newspaper may have been banned since the 1980’s, but JJ is bringing the retro-vibe back! 

A range of food safe, newspaper-effect takeaway boxes have been launched following feedback from fish and chip shop customers.

In an exclusive JJ survey conducted with UK chippies*, 45% of shops said they wanted a newspaper-effect box design. When shopping for packaging, 84% of shop owners said that price is crucial. This was followed by quality (70%), heat retention (65%) and sturdiness (48%). 40% specifically asked for bio-degradable or compostable options.

Tailor-made for fish and chip shops  

“Our team has been working hard to come up with a design that combines all this feedback,” said JJ’s Marketing Manager, Omar El-Haj. “The result is a robust, eye-catching box that keeps food hot and crispy while being biodegradable and compostable,” he said.

With the Staycation boom expected to benefit UK hospitality, 97% of shops said they expect to need more packaging in 2021. “We are always adding to our range and will continue to offer quality packaging at great prices,” said Omar.

The easy-to-build boxes are available in 5″, 9″, 10″ and 12″, priced from just £0.06p per box.

Visit: http://go.jjfoodservice.com/FishChipBoxes

*64 UK fish and chip shops and takeaways took part in the survey

About JJ Foodservice  

JJ Foodservice operates across eleven UK branches, offering food, drink, packaging and cleaning products to businesses and the general public, with no membership required. Orders can be placed online via the JJ website or App for collection or delivery. Orders placed by 9pm will be delivered next day, depending on your location. Same-day collection is available seven days a week. T&C apply. www.jjfoodservice.com.

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