WinCup is a pioneering force in the creation of revolutionary, biodegradable* to-go ware. According to “Technomic’s Take: 7 Hot Trends to Watch for 2020,” sustainability is emerging as a prominent practice in the foodservice industry. As consumer expectations for companies to take environmental responsibility continue to rise, employing eco-friendly solutions in the convenience store sector isn’t just a perk, it’s an essential.
Well ahead of this movement is WinCup, who, in 2015, introduced Vio®, the industry’s first biodegradable* line of foam cups and containers with coordinating lids and straws. Recognizing the growing need to provide additional sustainable options for convenience store operators, the company has continued development over several years, first by expanding its offering of Vio® foam to its line of stock-print foam cups, then by introducing Phade™ — the first straw made from marine biodegradable PHA. Using new, patent-pending technology, Phade™ straws start from canola oil and offer unique ocean-friendly benefits to please customers.
WinCup isn’t just leading the industry in creating a better end-of-life story for disposable to-go ware, it’s also responding to convenience store operators’ needs for more sustainable products that cost less than other eco-friendly, single-use alternatives and perform as expected. Whether it’s biodegradable* foam cups keeping coffee hot and dispensed fountain drinks and smoothies cold, or marine biodegradable straws that hold up as well as traditional plastic and better than paper — operators won’t have to sacrifice performance while promoting the benefits of eco-friendly products from WinCup.
Available now and loved by customers and operators alike are Vio® biodegradable* foam cups, lids, and straws. Vio® cups biodegrade* 92% in four years, with all the qualities of traditional foam that make them an ideal choice.
Available in early 2020, Phade™ straws are not only marine and soil biodegradable; they’re also home and industrial compostable. They’re the first of their kind in the world, and already making waves for their ocean-friendliness.
* Vio® cups biodegrade 92% over 4 years, Vio® lids biodegrade 86.8% over 7.9 years, Vio® straws biodegrade 88.5% over 7 years. Tested under conditions that simulate both wetter and biologically active landfills using the ASTM D5511 test. Wetter or biologically active landfills may not exist in your area. The stated rate and extent of degradation do not mean that the product will continue to decompose.
WinCup is a leading manufacturer of disposable to-go ware, based in Stone Mountain, GA. Through a network of national manufacturing facilities, WinCup is a trusted supplier of cost-effective foam cups, foam containers, lids, and straws to the foodservice industry. Through ongoing research, and development of groundbreaking products such as Vio® and Phade™, WinCup drives innovation efforts throughout the organization.
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Stone Mountain, GA 30083