About Us

Karat Packaging Inc. is a holding company that primarily operates through its wholly owned subsidiary of Karat by Lollicup, a specialty distributor and manufacturer of a wide range of environmentally friendly, disposable foodservice products and related items, primarily used by national and regional restaurants and in foodservice settings throughout the United States. Its products include food and take-out containers, bags, tableware, cups, lids, cutlery, straws, specialty beverage ingredients, equipment, gloves and other products. The Company’s eco-friendly Karat Earth® line offers quality, sustainably focused products that are made from renewable resources. Karat Packaging also offers customized solutions, including new product development and design, printing, and logistics services.

Our Brand

The Karat® brand name was created in 2004 and the company has become an industry leader in its specialized niche. Karat as a brand is recognized through the foodservice industry for innovate, functional, and affordable disposable products, including customization and print, that stay on trend and meet customers’ demands. With Karat, customers receive timely and seamless delivery from a dependable source for a broad selection of supplies, ranging from disposables to janitorial and general supplies.

Our Mission Statement

To become the premier single-source provider to our customers nationwide for all their food packaging and disposable product needs.

Our Geographical Reach

Our History

Explore the timeline that showcases our history from where we've been to where we're going.

Karat Packaging History Timeline