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Food Packaging

Get Superior Protection with Flexible Barrier Packaging 

Food Packaging

The technology of food packaging has grown by leaps and bounds over the past 50 years. Gone are the days where a business was limited to flimsy folding cartons or breakable glass jars. Flexible Barrier packaging is specially formulated to create unique packaging solutions in non-rigid form. It’s a lightweight, economical choice that can be custom-built to provide maximum protection for your unique product.


CarePac specializes in using high-quality flexible barrier film to provide packaging solutions for your business. Our experience with layering different barrier films means we can create packaging that is made to your exact specifications. We know there are two things that cause food product to spoil more quickly – air and moisture. To maintain maximum freshness and shelf life, our plastic films are built to block oxygen and water vapor from coming in contact with your products. This process locks in flavor and extends the shelf life of your food considerably.  

Custom Pouches Perfect For Every Packaging Need

Stand Up Pouch

Stand Up Pouch

The stand up pouch is the most popular flexible plastic barrier configuration we make. These bags are outfitted with a bottom gusset, that when deployed, allows the pouch to "stand up" on a shelf in a store. Add features such as a zipper closure and a tear notch for extra convenience.

3 Side Seal Pouch

3 Seal Pouch

With a 3 seal pouch configuration, you load the product in the same way your customer would remove it - through the top. Additionally, bags with a zipper closure could be used without heat-sealing. 3 seal containers pack well in standard cardboard boxes, saving you money on transportation costs.

spout food packaging

Liquid Spout Pouch

Spout pouches launched into popularity several years ago and are idea for dairy, baby food, yogurt and other liquid food products. They are convenient, easy to open and reseal, making bottles, jars and jugs unnecessary. All of our containers are food safe and approved by the FDA.

Packaging Designed for Top-Shelf Product

CarePac understands the needs of small and medium-sized food distributors. Our custom packaging offers a professional appearance — like the packaging used by Fortune 500 companies.

Totally Custom Bags

Check out the shelves at Walmart, trader joe's, wholefoods, and any retailer, most everything you buy comes in custom sized food bags, unique with the brand's designs. 

An Easy Process

We're called CarePac for a reason, we walk you through the customization process to you can easily and quickly get the exact food packaging bags you want.  

Lock in Freshness + Flavor

Packaging your food product in flexible plastic barrier packaging keeps your product fresher for longer, and makes storage simple for your customer.

12 Configurations

We have 12 configurations of bags to choose from. From the 3-seal to the 8-seal box bottom bag to high barrier shrink bags, we have these and everything in-between. 

Art & Design Services

Need a logo or design? No problem! We provide brand design services to help you create the branded custom labels and packaging your product deserves. We'll get your product to stand out from the crowd!

FDA Approved & Kosher

All our packaging is FDA approved, Kosher, TSE free, BPA free, and Sulfer & Phthalates free.

High Quality Pouches Start with the Right Material

PET/VMPET/NY/PE

CareSilver

CareSilver is our silver barrier material that offers a great barrier to cost ratio. This packaging material is not only strong and durable, but also an ideal surface for your printing. This material is compatible with both digitally printed or plate printed pouches. CareSilver comes in both a Gloss, Matte, or Custom finish.

PET/PA/PE

CareClear

CareClear is a transparent base material. That means you can use it to build windows into your bag to see the food inside. It comes in many variations but all of them can be custom printed, both digitally or plate printed. CareClear bags make for practical solutions where viewing windows are allowed by your state's laws.

PET/AL/PA/PE

CareFoil

CareFoil is our highest barrier material. In essence it is like putting your food inside an aluminum tin, but in this case it's a flexible pouch with an aluminum foil layer of protection. Don't worry- your product never actually touches the aluminum. It's one the best packaging options on the market, since you get all the benefits of using aluminum, including maximum shelf life and retained potency of your product.

Custom Flexible Barrier Film Packaging

Here are some of the configurations available for food packaging.

Stock options can offer typical unit sizes for your food pouch bags, however, if you find your company’s needs are different than stock sizes, flexible plastic barrier packaging allows for creating the size best suited to your needs.

Replace Bulky Containers With the Right Flexible Barrier Material

Flexible barrier food packaging has become a popular solution to preserving the freshness of your food product without using frail folding cartons or paper boxes.

There are certain considerations that should be taken into account when deciding on the right type of packaging for your food products. How long are your products going to be in the package? What is the required shelf life? How important is the freshness of your products?


Compare packaging Corn Chips vs. Dried Berries. Corn chips are a low margin retail item usually packaged in economical medium to low barrier materials. Because they are generally consumed quickly, nobody expects chips to have an extensive shelf life. Dried berries, on the other hand, are more expensive supplies and require a longer shelf life. they are highly stable and are not usually consumed in one sitting. Therefore, the packaging must reflect these differences.

Think about these questions as you consider your packaging supplies and needs:

  • Where will my products be sold?
  • Are there space constraints, or retail requirements?
  • How much product do you need in each pouch?
  • Will the product be stored in a freezer? Shelf?
          Indoors or Outdoors?
  • How is it transported? Air freight is subjected to
          higher pressures than truck shipments.
  • What is your "fill philosophy" - how much product do
          you want in the packaging?
  • Are your products single-use or multi-use?

These are just some of the questions our packaging specialists will walk you through as we prepare to create your one of a kind flexible barrier packaging. We are here to provide you with the highest level of services in the industry!

Flexible Packaging FAQs

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

Q: Do you offer wholesale pricing when buying flexible packaging in bulk?

Yes, with CarePac you can save even more with our everyday, wholesale pricing available on our stock bags.

Q: Do you offer custom sized food baggies?

Looking for a more specific pouch size for your food packaging needs? We have got you covered. We have come to understand that sometimes our clients are looking for something more specific. A specific size or configuration – that is why we offer custom-sized bags to meet these needs. We make it fast and easy. We make them so you can even use your artwork and designs. Whether you need food-grade containers, or tamper-evident packaging, we’ve got you covered.

Q: Can I print my own design on my custom packaging?

Depending on your needs and preference, we offer printing both digitally and with the use of plates. While digitally printed bags come with several advantages, we sometimes advise clients to opt for plate printing depending on their needs. Mostly because plates offer the lowest per-bag price points. However, digital prints offer a more robust color count and are its best for short run usage. Whichever the case, we always have a support staff to walk you through the production process and help you identify which printing is best for your project.

Q: What if I need help designing my flexible packaging?

You don’t have to bring press-ready art. There are many technical considerations when printing barrier films, and we do all that service 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 unique labels, original printed pouches and barrier packaging that meets your budget.

Q: What material is best for flexible packaging?

The best material for your containers will depend on the type of product your packing, and your goals. Are you looking for maximum shelf life, or for a certain visual effect? Is it a dry product, granule, powder, or a chunky product? 

Q: How much does custom printed food bags cost?

Everything we do is made to order so to get a price, use our get a quote form. 

Care Design™

Make Your Product Fly Off The Shelf With Custom Printed Pouches

When it comes to unique designed and printed food packaging - customers buy with their eyes first. Great packaging can mean the difference between someone trying your product, or bypassing yours for a competitor’s.

And nothing pulls their focus more than attention-getting, unique printed packaging!

When you’re ready to design a custom printed bag, 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

Get your own custom flexible packaging

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