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Disposable Cups And Lids Buying Guide

Whether your foodservice location is serving up refreshing cups of soda, water, juice, and milkshakes or piping hot cups of coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, having quality disposable cups and lids. available is a must. CiboWares has a wide range of hot and cold cups and lids available to suit any beverage need. Looking for the right cup or lid to suit your business? Keep reading to find out more.

Things to Consider


SFI refers to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative.

BPI stands for the Biodegradable Products Institute.

ASTM stands for the American Society for Testing and Materials.

PLA is sustainable eco-friendly corn-based plastic.



Disposable Hot Cups


PLA Lined Hot Coffee Cups: These paperboard cups are the perfect choice for eco-conscious establishments. Featuring a corn-based plastic (PLA) lining, they are 100% compostable. Keep coffee, tea, or hot chocolate warm and ready for sipping with our quality hot coffee cups.
Uses: Serving hot beverages to go
Material: SFI certified paperboard, lined with PLA
Capacity: 4, 8, 10, 12, 16, 20 oz
Color: Beige leaf design
Microwave Safe: Yes
Freezer Safe: Yes

Paper Hot Cups: Featuring a polylined design, they are guaranteed to prevent hot beverages from soaking through cups and causing leaks or spills.
Uses: Serving hot beverages to go
Material: Poly lined paper
Capacity: 8, 10, 12, 16, 20 oz
Color: White, “Java” design
Microwave Safe: Yes
Freezer Safe: Yes



Disposable Cold Cups


PLA Compostable Cups: These disposable cold cups are made from PLA, making them 100% compostable. Reduce cleanup time as well as your establishment’s impact on the environment with our convenient products.
Uses: Serving cold beverages to go
Material: Corn-based plastic (PLA)
Capacity: 9, 12, 16, 20, 24 oz
Color: Clear
Microwave Safe: No
Freezer Safe: Yes

PET Cups: Our crystal clear PET cups allow users to easily identify the delicious contents. Perfect for any takeout location offering beverages and sweet treats. Matching lids are also available.
Uses: Serving cold beverages to go
Material: PET Plastic
Capacity: 14, 16, 20, 24 oz
Color: Clear
Microwave Safe: No
Freezer Safe: Yes

Thermo Cups: When serving young children, glass cups can potentially be hazardous. These fun plastic options are a safer choice. They feature colorful themed designs and include a tight-fitting lid to prevent spills. The cups can also be taken home and reused by kids.
Uses: Providing a fun, safe cup option for young diners
Material: Plastic
Capacity: 12 oz
Color: “Imagination”, “Jungle Friends”, “Mexican” themed designs



Disposable Lids


PET Lids: These lids can attach to 14-24 oz cold cups and reduce the risk of potential spills. Made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET), they feature a straw slot in the mid for easy sipping.
Material: PET Plastic
Size: 14-24 oz
Color: Clear
Styles: Flat
Opening: Straw slot

CPLA Lids: CPLA lids are made from CPLA or modified corn-based plastic, and come in styles for both cold cups (CC) and hot cups (HC). They are BPI certified compostable and have ASTM D6400 certification for compostability.
Material: CPLA
Size: CC: 12-24 oz; HC: 8, 10-20 oz
Color: CC: Clear; HC: White
Styles: CC: Flat, dome; HC: Dome
Opening: CC: Straw slot; HC: Sip hole

Fiber Hot Cup Lids: These quality lids are made from SFI certified paperboard and are designed for use with 12 - 20 oz. hot cups. Microwave and freezer safe, these lids are BPI certified compostable and have ASTM D6400 certification for compostability.
Material: SFI certified paperboard
Size: 12-20 oz
Color: Natural
Styles: Dome
Opening: Sip hole

Lids for Paper Hot Cups: Made from plastic, these hot cup lids are designed to prevent beverages from spilling while having a no fuss sip hole opening. They have a hot cup dome style to provide extra room for whipped cream and other toppings.
Material: Plastic
Size: 8, 10, 12-16,10-20, 20-24 oz
Color: Black, white
Styles: Dome
Opening: Sip hole



Portion Cups and Lids


Poly Portion Cups: Available in translucent, black, and white styles, our Poly Portion Cups are perfect for use by restaurants and takeout locations. We offer these quality plastic containers in a wide variety of sizes for any takeout need. Matching lids are sold separately.
Material: Plastic
Capacity: 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3.25, 4 oz
Color: Black, clear

PET Portion Cup Lids: Keep the contents of portion cups secure, sanitary, and easily identifiable with these portion cup lids. Made from polyethylene terephthalate, they are designed to fit 1 oz to 5.5 oz portion cups for quick and convenient service.
Material: PET Plastic
Capacity: 1 oz, 1.5-2 oz, 3.25-5.5 oz
Color: Clear

Fiber Portion Cups and Lids: These 2 oz portion cups are made from high-quality molded fiber and are perfect for serving cold foods and liquids to go. They are also conveniently freezer-safe and compostable.
Material: Molded fiber
Capacity: 2 oz
Color: Natural White

PLA Lined Portion Cups and Lids: PLA lined cups are a great eco-friendly choice for restaurants offering takeout. They are clear in color, allowing dips, sauces, and other contents to be easily identified by users. Convenient and useful, they are compostable and can be safely stored in freezers.
Material: Compostable PLA
Capacity: Cups: 2, 3.5, 4 oz; Lids: 2, 3.25-4 oz
Color: Clear