Building a Better Bagel Bucket - Cloned

Building a Better Bagel
Executive Summary

A redesigned bagel bucket helps Einstein Bros. save money, boost efficiency, lower its carbon footprint and showcase its bagels and schmear.

Business Problem

Einstein Bros. Bagels needed a new sustainable box for its bagels and schmear that would make loading easier and more efficient and speed service.

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Solution

HAVI designed a 100 percent recyclable bagel bucket with side-loading inserts to hold two schmear tubs. The inserts speed operations by allowing the crew to drop the schmears directly into a filled bucket without opening and reclosing it. The bucket features a closure that can be pre-constructed and stacked for space savings and has an interlocking handle to be more ergonomic.

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Benefits/Return on Investment
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Cost Savings

The new buckets allowed Einstein to replace two bags, eliminate a paper liner and reduce total weight of the package saving the company $400,000-$500,000.

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Sustainability

The 100 percent recyclable design made from 100 percent renewable materials reduced the board weight and allowed for flat shipping for greater pallet and truck utilization.

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Efficiency

Restaurant operations were streamlined as the bucket can be pre-assembled and nested for even greater speed and economy of space in restaurant prep areas. And customers had shorter wait times for order fulfillment.