Custom Nuts

Packaging

Customized Nuts Packaging Solutions That Make A Statement


Captivate Foodies’ Attention With CarePac’s Show-Stealing & Fully Customized Nuts Packaging

Time To Stand Out From The Market Mass

If you want to make your nuts’ presence felt in the market, you first need to wow your audience, increasing their nuts cravings with your one-of-kind packaging.

In the nut industry, having a quality, recognizable package is key to successfully marketing your product. Think about the major nut brands on the market today, from Planters to Blue Diamond: it’s likely that most consumers can close their eyes and quickly picture the brand’s package, logo, and design. According to Packaging Digest, 90% of brand owners report that packaging is critical to their brand’s survival and success in an increasingly competitive market. Nut packaging is central not just to brand appearance, but also to maintaining nut freshness and making it easier for consumers to snack for longer!

Pouches Have a Competitive Advantage For Nuts!

Nut Pouches

  • Lower Cost Per Unit
  • Compostable Material Options
  • More surface area for marketing
  • Retailers like hang-hole peg display ability 

Nut Jars

  • Expensive
  • No Compostable Option 
  • Less front-facing surface area
  • Traditional Look and Feel

Common Nut Pouch Configurations

Single Serve Packs

We offer Fin-Seal, 2-seal and 3-seal packaging that ensure maximum freshness. They’re great options for single serve or sample pack sizes. 


Stand Up Pouches

Stand Up Pouches are the gold standard of the nut industry packaging landscape today. Our stand-up pouches are designed for long-lasting products like nuts to ensure maximum freshness until all their nuts are eaten.



Box Bottom 

For larger quantities of nuts a box bottom pouch will help hold the nuts and avoid bursting. This flexible wide-sided gusseted pouch is best for higher weights. 

Show Off Your Nuts’ Character With A Fully Customizable Package

Slice Up The Competition & Grow Your Business

We have many different options for budgets of all sizes. And our prices aren’t only competitive— we offer a 5% price match guarantee on all packaging.

Flexible Lead Time Options To Meet Your Timeline AND Budget!

We ensure all your critical packaging arrives as needed within budget with our innovative 3 tier lead-time menu. From Express to Economy. 

Maximize Your Brand Impact, Creating An Everlasting Impression

Customize the size of your nut packaging, bag or pouch to exactly the right size you need.

Catering To The Needs Of Every Business Size

Whether you own a startup nuts company or an established business, our team will help you find the right package fit, making the whole process easy and stress-free.

Sell More

Nuts! 🥜

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

Value For Money Solutions

Finding the ideal packaging at an affordable price can be a real challenge. Not with CarePac! We will help you decide on every packaging detail, guaranteeing you will be satisfied with the outcome and the price.

Material for Custom Printed Nut

& Dried Fruit Pouches

When it comes to ensuring your product’s freshness, one part of the package is especially important: the barrier. “Barrier” is the name for the type of material that separates the product from the air. It’s this material that protects nuts from moisture and oxygen to make sure they’re tasty and fresh for longer.

As a nut manufacturer, you probably already know that barriers are especially important when it comes to storing nuts. Any food with a high fat content is more likely to spoil if exposed to oxygen, because the fats will go rancid. Roasted, flavored, or coated nuts are especially susceptible because they have a relatively high fat content. And flavor, texture, and odor may all change unpleasantly if nuts are packaged or stored improperly.

By contrast, trail mixes and nut-and-fruit mixes need different barrier considerations, because the moisture content of the dried fruit is important. Dried fruits need a barrier that keeps moisture out to stay fresh.


A final consideration is the size of your package and thus its expected shelf life. Large nut packages that are intended for long-term storage in a customers’ home will need a higher, more long-lasting and protective barrier than small packages that don’t need to stay fresh for as long. We offer multiple kinds of versatile and durable packaging barriers that work great for nut products.

Other Features for Your Nut & Dried Fruit Stand Up Pouches

Adding key features to your packaging can help make your product stand out on the shelves–and be easier for customers to open, re-open, and use at home. We offer customizable special features that allow your packages to perfectly match the optimal design you have in mind. Some of these features include:

Zippers

We offer multiple zipper options. The standard, reclosable zipper is one of the most popular choices for nut products. Unlike chips or snacks, nuts typically aren’t meant to be opened and then resealed manually through chip clips (or eaten in one sitting.) Instead, your customers are probably going to want to grab handfuls of nuts over the course of a week or more. A zipper is a great solution. In addition to the standard option, we also offer heavy-duty flanged dual track zippers, pull-tab zippers, and wide flange zippers to create a neater tear line and an indication of where to place the thumb when tearing the pouch open.

Tear Notch

For the same reason, having a tamper-free tear notch can be useful for a nut product. We offer tear notches and can work with you to determine their placement on the bag in comparison to the zipper. A popular option for nut products is to include a tear notch on top for maximum freshness over grocery-store storage, with a zipper beneath for resealable use at the customers’ home.

Window

We can create a Kraft barrier bag with a clear window on your product. This is a great option for nuts and nut mixes so consumers can see what they’re getting. It’s a unique feature that can truly spell the difference for your product on the grocery store shelves. Industry research has shown that more than half of American consumers think it is important to see a product in the package before buying, which makes clear windows a beneficial feature to have for your nut product.

Custom Nuts 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: What if I have multiple flavors or nut products?

We’ll work with you to determine the best option for what we call SKUs, or stock-keeping units. We can accommodate many different SKUs for your nut product–whether you have a salted/unsalted version, honey roasted or raw, or additional nut flavorings and coverings. We usually advise digital printing if you have many different SKUs with relatively low quantities in each–but again, we’ll work with you to decide the best possible arrangement.

Q: Are your packaging materials FDA Certified?

Yes. We have deep experience with barrier packaging and pride ourselves on using kosher, FDA-approved materials with no toxins. You’ll have peace of mind that you won’t have to deal with a regulatory inquiry or a safety issue from one of your consumers.

Q: Can I get color matching?

Yes. We use the Pantone Matching System, an industry standard for packaging colors. We use visually appealing, nuanced colors that can be matched to create a comprehensive and unified look for your brand.

Q: What eco-friendly materials do you use?

We use two main types of recyclable bags. The first is our “Code 4” material, a recycle-ready biax PE, meaning it has a lower barrier than traditional lamination but with visual clarity on the design and a capacity for matte varnish. The second type of fully recyclable bag is our “Code 5,” a cross-laminate material. Code 5 bags have a high barrier and high strength. They’re available in matte or gloss designs.

Q: I need packaging for a mixed nut product. What barrier should I use?

We can work with you to determine the best possible barrier for mixed products. Whether it’s nuts and fruit, nuts and seeds, trail mixes, chocolate-covered nuts, or nuts with special flavors, we’re very familiar with the benefits of different barriers, and the key axes that need to be considered: moisture, oxygen, and UV rays. We can work with you to determine a barrier that works best for a mixed nuts and fruit product, or any other nut assortment you’re looking to have packaging for.

Q: My company sells multiple products in addition to nuts. What do your packaging solutions look like for other products?

We’ve worked with a range of food products and can provide custom packaging for many different types of goods. Some of the other products we typically work with include candy, tea, snacks, cannabis, coffee, dog treats, supplements, jerky, meat, and cheese. If you’re interested in learning more about packaging solutions for additional products beyond nuts, you can check out the product pages on our website, or call us for more information.

Q: I've never ordered packaging before. Where should I start?

You can find out more information about each of our packaging features and materials on our website. The best and easiest place to start is to reach out to us. We have years of experience in the industry and are familiar with the packaging requirements for nut products. We’ll start by talking about the ideal final product you have in mind before diving into the specifics, including pricing quotes and optional features. Our team is here to ensure you can have a low-cost package that looks as great as the nut product packages you see on supermarket shelves today. (We’re not a huge company–we’re a family-owned business based in California with a passion for quality packaging solutions!)

More Than Just Fancy Packaging

With CarePac, you will have a personalized packaging solution that highlights your brand’s assets while preserving your nuts in the freshest & best possible condition.

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