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3 Tips to Perfectly Pack for Your Picnic

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Picnics are a great way to spend a sunny day with friends and family. Whether you're heading to a park, the beach, or even your own backyard, packing the right food and drinks can make all the difference. However, there's more to packing for a picnic than just throwing a few snacks into a basket. MillionParcel is an industry leading packaging supplier in Singapore, and this article shares tips on the food packaging needed to effectively pack for your picnic, ensuring both freshness and taste.

Seal your food to keep them away from air

Seal your food to keep them away from air-vacuum seal bags
When it comes to packing food for a picnic, there's nothing worse than finding out your carefully curated spread has gone bad. To maintain the freshness of your packed food and prevent it from spoiling, try vacuum seal bags or airtight containers that will keep out any unwanted air. Be mindful of the size of your containers, as too much empty space can lead to excess air getting in. To play it safe, choose foods that are less likely to spoil quickly, such as fresh fruit, nuts, or cured meats. These types of foods are less likely to go bad in the heat and can be easily stored for longer periods.

For perishable items like sandwiches or salads, be sure to pack them in a cooler with ice packs to keep them at the right temperature. This will not only ensure their freshness but also prevent any potential foodborne illnesses.

Store bakes or sweet treats in lunch boxes

Store bakes or sweet treats in lunch boxes-food packaging

There's nothing like a sweet treat to complete your picnic spread. But how do you ensure that these items stay fresh and intact during transport? The key is in your food packaging. Choose to pack them in lunch boxes that can be sealed tightly. To take it a step further, consider lining the containers with baking paper to help prevent sticking. This will not only help keep your treats fresh but also make them easier to remove from the container when it's time to serve.

If you're bringing cupcakes or other delicate treats, consider investing in a cupcake carrier. These carriers are specifically designed to keep cupcakes from getting jostled around such that they arrive at your picnic perfectly and ready to be enjoyed.

Bring along a thirst-quenching tipple

No picnic is complete without something to drink. While water is always a good choice, you may want to bring along a more festive beverage to enjoy. Consider packing a cooler with your favourite drinks, including lemonade, iced tea, or even a chilled bottle of wine. Paper cups are a great option for picnics, as they're lightweight, easy to pack, and disposable. Plus, they can be used for both hot and cold beverages, making them a versatile choice for any occasion. 

Learn more: 3 Tips for Packaging and Shipping Baked Goods

When it comes to planning a picnic, taking the time to pack your food properly can make all the difference. Keep these simple food packaging tips in mind the next time you’re planning for one and enjoy a fun and stress-free experience with your loved ones.

Searching for the right food packaging solutions? From cling wraps to vacuum seal bags, MillionParcel offers a wide selection of food packaging for every need - reach out to our team to learn more about our offerings today!

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