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Chub Packaging


What is Chub Packaging

Chub packaging is used in the food service industry as a cost-effective and efficient way to keep ground meats, pet foods, and alternative proteins as fresh as possible while refrigerated or frozen. Often used for refrigerating or freezing red meat (particularly ground beef), poultry, pork, pet food, and plant-based proteins. Chub packaging is growing in popularity in the meat packaging industry for its low cost, reliability and effectiveness, and ease of use by consumers.

Chub packaging & VFFS

Chub packaging is usually used with vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) machines, creating a cylindrical tube tied on either end with metal crimps. They typically come in one, three, five, and ten-pound sizes and usually use white or clear films. Regardless of the size of your chub packages, they are a favorite in the meat industry for their durability and cost.  If your company currently uses VFFS for its food packaging, chub packaging is a great choice when selecting the right packaging materials for your various product types.

Benefits of chub packaging


There are quite a few advantages to using chub packaging to package ground beef, sausage, and other types of ground meats. First, chub packs very rarely break (especially when compared to flimsy trays), are just as effective as vacuum packaging and are guaranteed to keep the product inside safe from exposure to air, light, oxygen, or other contaminants. This is essential to adhere to food safety regulations and ensure that consumers do not get sick from contaminated sausage, ground beef, or any other type of ground meats.

Our chub packaging uses leakproof wrapping to reinforce freshness, and our packaging is consistent, regardless of the size or material used. Other benefits of chub packaging include its superior strength, oxygen-barrier properties, and fully printable film, which gives you the flexibility to include food safety information, a "sold by date," or anything else you need to include on your food packaging.

Chub packaging for pet food brands

In recent years, we've seen an upsurge of chubs being used in the dog and cat food industry. As more and more pet owners shift to feeding their pets raw ground beef, sausage, and other types of fresh meat, we will continue to provide top-of-the-line chub packaging for dog and cat food brands. Do you want to shift to using roll chubs for your packaging? Your brand can only benefit! Connect with us today!


Fully customizable chub packaging

Working with CarePac for your chub packaging allows you to customize virtually every part of the chub. In addition to the size of the chub, here are a few other examples of how we can customize your packaging:


Metal-free alternatives

If you need a metal free alternative, we can create a chub for your ground beef or other meat product that doesn't use clips.

Label customization

Need to include specific information on your container? Whether you want to include food safety information or data about the meat, price, quality, or how the chub should be stored, we can incorporate all of the above (and more!) directly onto the label.

Variety of meat products

Whether you're packaging ground beef, fresh deer, or some other kind of meat in the chub, it doesn't matter! We have the correct product to keep what's inside the package as fresh as it was the day it was packed.

As you can see, there are several benefits to choosing chub packaging for your ground beef, fresh dog or cat food, or other type of meat product, whether you choose to use clips or not.


Chub packaging from CarePac

Our highly specialized design experts are ready to make your dream chub packaging a reality. We’ll design the artwork, help you select a color theme, and will help take the guesswork out of the entire process. With low MOQs (and quick shipping on in-stock items and standard-size bags), we have exactly what you’re looking for! So, what are you waiting for? Contact us today to get started!

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