Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Food Gloves

Why It’s Essential to Use Gloves in Cafeterias

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Why It’s Essential to Use Gloves in Cafeterias

One place where it is vital to use gloves is in cafeterias. Countless people pass through cafeterias across the country each day, which means the potential for outbreaks of foodborne illness and cross contamination is large. This is not even considering the nearly half a million people who are employed at cafeterias.   Cafeterias may just be the new market for disposable gloves, since the number of employees is so great, and each employee is required to change gloves with each new task they perform. Using gloves will help to stop the spread of food borne illnesses that can happen...

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Best Gloves for Food Handling

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Best Gloves for Food Handling

Whether you work in the food industry, or just cook for your family at home, we recommend you find the perfect glove to protect yourself while cooking. Using disposable gloves while handling food is super convenient because rather than thoroughly washing your hands after each task (which dries out your skin very quickly and is time consuming) you can simply change into a fresh pair of gloves. A good pair of disposable latex, nitrile, or vinyl gloves will protect you, the wearer, from any contaminants that come from handling raw and uncooked foods. If you properly change your gloves after handling uncooked...

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Choosing the Right Disposable Glove for the Job

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Choosing the Right Disposable Glove for the Job

Disposable gloves are used so widely, and for such a variety of purposes. Every task has different potential hazards, so how do you know what type of disposable glove to choose for your task? This week we’ll explore the most common types of materials used in disposable gloves and highlight what is best about each of those materials. By the end of this article you should be able to successfully choose a disposable glove for your task. NitrileThis glove material has quickly become one of the most popular in virtually every industry. This material is probably most well-known for the fact...

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MaxiDry Zero 56-451: Now Available in the USA!

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MaxiDry Zero 56-451: Now Available in the USA!

We’re excited to introduce you to the MaxiDry Zero 56-451 insulated cold condition work glove that has hopped the pond to the USA from Europe, just in time for the colder seasons ahead of us. Keep reading to find out about some of the key features that will make you want to get this glove before the first snow hits. First of all, this glove brings together two key things, cold resistance and flexibility. The glove is constructed with a thermal material that will keep your hands warm and comfortable in temperatures as cold as 14° F. It also has...

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Disposable Glove Prices On The Rise

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Disposable Glove Prices On The Rise

There is important breaking news regarding glove prices that may directly impact consumers throughout the year, especially in this first quarter. Inform yourself on what to expect for you, your business, and your employees.  TOCOM Rubber hits 4-year High with Supply Worries Mid January marked Tokyo rubber futures reaching their highest levels in nearly four years caused by rainy seasons in Thailand, which are causing supply shortages. This in turn directs the Tokyo Commodity Exchange, the leader for rubber prices in all of Southeast Asia. As of mid-January, the price for rubber on the TOCOM reached $2.70, which is the highest...

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