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Custom Candy Packaging

Custom Printed Candy Bags Make Your Product Fly Off the Shelf

Take your custom candy bags to the next level with an economical and personalized pouch with your company's logo. CarePac provides flexible candy packaging in a variety of different formats and textures that can be customized with your company's artwork.

In a crowded market where candy is very popular, you want your product to stand out on store shelves. The customer eats with their eyes, and the better looking your product is on the shelf the more they are enticed to purchase. 

Also, let’s not forget the importance of protecting and preserving the finished product. Depending on the type of your candy, customers may not consume the entire product in one sitting. By offering a zipper in your custom printed candy packaging, you give customers the flexibility to store sweets and ensure that candy lasts beyond a few weeks.

Save Money

Custom printed candy packaging in a flexible bag reduces costs over more expensive options.

Full Color Printing

Print any logos graphics, and nutritional information on your candy packaging.

Custom Sized Pouches

Customize the size of your custom printed candy packaging bag or pouch to exactly the right size you need.

Maintain

Freshness

These materials keep the sweets in custom printed candy packaging fresh for much longer than traditional sweet packaging, extending shelf life!

Sell More

Candy

Customers enjoy the benefits of candy bag re-closable zippers + the stand-up pouch with your custom printed design helps your candy package stand out on the shelf.

Low Minimum Order Quantities

Print and customize as few as 1,000 custom candy bags (5,000 bags on some configurations and sizes). Start your brand at lowest quantity you need.

Types of Personalized Candy Bags

Stand Up Pouch

Stand Up Pouches are one of our customer’s most popular bag configuration is the stand up pouch. The name says it all, as these bags are outfitted with a bottom gusset, that when deployed, allows the pouch to “stand up” on a shelf in a store.

3-Seal Pouch

3 side seal pouches are a fantastic choice when you do not need the product to sit on a shelf. Candy, herbs, and jerky are just a few examples where this would be a viable configuration.

Fin-Seal Pouch

Fin Seal pouches are a form fill design and is used in certain fill machines. It is available both as a finished pouch and a fin seal tubing ready configuration. Fin Seal pouches are a traditional pouch design that has been used successfully for years in candy packaging designs. 

Choosing the Right Material for Your Custom Candy Bags

The first thing you should do when determining your wholesale candy packaging budget is to understand your market position:

What Location: Gas Station vs. Whole Foods?

What Lifestyle: Organic v. Mass appeal?

What Longevity: Shelf Life or Grab and go?

If you are trying to hit very tight margins, we would recommend CBOPP, thin films, and plate printed, no feature bags. Alternatively, if you have a higher end product, that needs to stay on the shelf for a longer period, we would move into more substantive barriers like our CareFoil or CareSilver material, full color printing and add features to the pouch.

Care Clear

Clear barrier films formulated with PET, PE, CPP, and BOPP are a keystone of barrier packaging. Clear base barriers are both affordable and provide quality protection against moisture + oxygen.

Care Silver

CareSilver is our line of Vapor Metalized polyethylene terephthalate (PET) films also known as MET/PET or VMPET. Metalized PET is an economical and effect pouch solution! CareSilver is a great material and is free of toxins – BPA, TSE and sulfur, and Phthalates.

Care Foil

CareFoil is our line of flexible foil barrier packaging materials. Aluminum foil pouches provide an incredible barrier to both oxygen and water. Our CareFoil material is a Mylar foil pouch material that gives you the barrier of Aluminum with the added strength of Mylar.

Picking the Right Bag for Your Candy Packaging

Consumers generally store candy in the pantry on the shelf. Candies generally require less barrier than some other products because of their sugar content.

Taffy, Caramel, Nougats

These candies should be individually wrapped to reduce clumping, and allow your customer to pick them out individually to eat. Clear cellophane or printed roll stock is a great choice for the candy packaging design for these sweet treats. Especially if you're looking to show off each delectable flavor, you'll need individual wrapping to do so. 

Moist

Candies

Do not mix candies that absorb moisture such as caramels, mints and hard candies with candies that lose moisture such as fudge and creamy candies. While the barrier of your outer custom printed candy packaging will prevent the moisture from getting out of the bag, the moisture will migrate between the candies. Storing these sweets in the same container will cause the harder candies to become sticky. To make sure that hard candies stay hard, sprinkle with finely ground sugar and store in an air-tight jar.

Chocolate

Candies

Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and fermented seeds of the cacao tree. Chocolate is not actually candy, but a lot of people refer to it as such. Now many chocolate candy flavor exist surely consumer enjoy such as chocolate mints, dark, milk, chocolate caramel and more. Make personalized candy bags for your chocolate candies to stand out the best way you can offer to your customer.

As a wedding favor or as gift bags, our pouches are perfect for storing your chocolate goodies!

Custom Sized Candy Packaging

Here are some of the configurations for custom printed candy packaging we recommend

Rollstock


Rollstock is the least costly, but requires both loading machinery and expertise for work with. Rollstock is advisable for high volume, low margin candy.

Two and Three Seal Pouches

The design and shape of three-seal bags allow for a stylish take on stand up packaging, with the strength and durability needed for bulk-sized candy quantities. It is a intermediate cost point and allows for peg board display.

Reclosable Zipper Pouch Bags

These are indispensable for any candy. Custom printed candy packaing that can be easily sealed again by customers helps their products be fresh. Adding a reclosable zipper gives your customers the ability to practice portion control or enjoy their snack on-the-go. This is designed for higher margin candies.

Candy Packaging FAQs

Whether you are new to custom printed candy packaging or a seasoned pro you may have a few questions about our products and process.

Q: What type of candy can I package with your pouches?

The sky's the limit! We’ve done pouches for gummies, chocolate covered pretzels, candy canes, chocolate, caramels, you name it, we can pouch it.

Q: Can I do a pouch with a place to see the candy?

Yes, that is known as a “window.” Simply lay it out in your art file. Windows are commonly shaded light grey or blue to call them out.

Q: I want my pouch to hold 4 ounces of my candy. What size should I use?

This is tricky as different candies are different volumes. We recommend using pouch dimensions (width x length x gusset). You can order samples here, or if there’s someone in your market with a perfectly sized pouch, break out the measuring tape and let’s use those.

Q: Loading and sealing the bags is taking a lot of time. Any ideas?

If you’re using a three seal flat pouch, we recommend switching to what’s known as a “bottom fill configuration” that means everything is nicely sealed at the top and you put the candy through the bottom and heat seal there. It saves a lot of time.

Q: Can I print on both sides of the pouch?

Yes, of course. Our candy clients often have nutritional information, UPC codes and ingredients on the back of the pouch. You can even print on the bottom of a stand up pouch, that’s another spot for a UPC code or web address.

Care Design™

Make Your Product Fly Off The Shelf With Custom Printed Pouches

It doesn’t matter if it’s candy, coffee, or dog treats - customers buy with their eyes first.

Great packaging can mean the difference in someone trying your product, or bypassing yours for a competitor’s.

And nothing grabs their attention more than an attention-getting, custom printed pouch!

When you’re ready to design a custom printed bag project, our experienced retail design consultants will help you create a look that will make your product SELL.

Digital

Great for bags with a high color count, many SKUs or, low quantities

Flexographic

Surface printing for compostable bags

Plate Printed

Lowest per-unit cost, great for many production grade projects

New to Custom Printed Packaging?

Check out our process below and then get an instant quote.
Step 1:
Get an Instant Online Quote
Step 2:
Select Your Size + Configuration
Step 3:
Approve Your Proofs
Step 4:
We Print Your Materials
Step 5:
Enjoy Your New Bags!
Step 5: The Bags Are Made!

The printed material is then made into your bag. We offer a selection of finishing laminations, and varnishes for your custom printed candy packaging.

Step 1: Instant Online Quote

Every custom bag we print goes through a very specific set of steps, from choosing your bag size, material and configurations, to proofing, to final delivery. With more than 10 years experience, we will walk you through every step of the process to ensure your bag will fly off the shelf.

We make it easy for you to get an instant online estimate using our bag calculator. Choose how many bags you want, how soon you need them, what type of bag you want and what features you want. Get a free instant price quote today!

Or feel free to give us a call. We’re happy to help.

Step 2: Sizing and Configuration

Pick the exact right size custom printed pouches for your product. All custom printed pouches that we sell can be custom sized, with custom die-cut windows, or other unique configurations. Generally if it is possible with a flexible material then we can supply your custom printed pouches, not a problem.

Because printing occurs before the bag or pouch is made, (we print the roll stock), sizing and configuration is totally customizable to your specifications. You can customize the size of your package to exactly what you need.

Step 3: Master Art Proofs

You don’t have to bring press ready art. There are many technical considerations when printing barrier films, and we do all that work for you. We’ll take your original art files and set them up for printing to ensure you get the best quality printing, and develop digital art proofs that you can revise. We focus on providing custom printed pouches and barrier packaging that meets your budget.

Step 4: Material Is Printed

We offer Digital, Plate, and cylinder printing options for making your custom printed pouches. So once the material rolls are cut, treated, they are then printed, and finally any lamination is applied (matte, gloss etc).

Step 5: The Bags Are Made!

The printed material is then made into your bag.We offer a selection of finishing laminations, and varnishes for your custom printed pouches.

Why Choose CarePac

On Time. Every Time. Guaranteed.

Highest quality pouches for whatever your project requires

Low Minimum Orders

Absolute Best Customer Service. Talk to a real person, in the United States, who is an expert on choosing the ideal bag for your products.

Confidence Your Order Will be Done Right

5% Price Match Guarantee

Now You Really CAN Have The Highest Quality at the Best Price

We will match any competitor's price within 5%, guaranteed. That means you don’t have to settle for an inferior product just to save money.

You can have the BEST stand-up pouches on the market — along with our legendary customer service — for practically the same price!

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