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Chinese Food Delivery Containers, Explained

The story behind those iconic white cardboard containers Folded white cardboard boxes are a universally recognized symbol of Chinese food across America. Seemingly employed by every neighborhood Chinese restaurant across the country, they’re used to package orders for delivery or takeout (or sometimes to package up leftovers), and can typically found stuffed full of Americanized fare like General Tso’s chicken and lo mein.
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