Frequently Asked Questions

What information should I let you know if I want to get a quotation?

– Bag shape

– Dimension: Length x width (+ bottom/side gusset)

– Material structure and thickness, surface handling

– Bag shape

– Dimension: Length x width (+ bottom/side gusset)

– Material structure and thickness, surface handling

When choosing packaging materials, consider factors such as the type of pet food (dry, wet, or treats), required barrier properties (moisture, oxygen, light), shelf life, transportation conditions, sustainability goals, and budget constraints.

Moisture and oxygen can degrade pet food quality. Materials with high barrier properties, like multi-layered films or foil laminates, are suitable to prevent moisture absorption and oxygen ingress, maintaining product freshness

Mono-material packaging is made from a single type of material, such as paper, polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), etc.

This type of packaging is homogeneous, containing only one type of material.

Mono-material packaging is typically easier to recycle and reuse since the material is homogeneous and doesn’t require separation and sorting.

Composite structure packaging is composed of multiple layers of different types of materials, such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET)/polyethylene (PE)/aluminum foil (AL), etc.

This packaging is designed with different material layers to provide specific performance and functionalities, such as moisture resistance, oxygen barrier, light protection, etc.

Composite structure packaging is often used for products that require enhanced protective properties, but it may add complexity to recycling and reuse due to the diversity of materials involved.

1.PET/PE: A combination of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film and polyethylene (PE) film, typically used for pet food packaging, providing good sealing and moisture resistance.

2.PET/AL/PE: A three-layer composite structure consisting of PET film, aluminum foil (AL), and PE film, often used for high-demand pet food packaging such as dry food and biscuits, with moisture resistance, oxygen barrier, and light protection properties.

3.NY/PE: A combination of nylon (NY) film and polyethylene (PE) film, suitable for frozen pet food packaging, popular for its excellent low-temperature performance.

4.PA/PE: A combination of polyamide (PA) film and polyethylene (PE) film, commonly used for pet food bags requiring high strength and tear resistance.

5.PET/MPET/PE: A three-layer structure comprising PET film, metallized polyester (MPET) film, and PE film, suitable for heat-seal packaging, offering good moisture resistance and light protection.

The choice of packaging material depends on factors like the type of pet food (wet or dry), shelf life requirement, transportation conditions, and environmental concerns. Plastic is widely used. Consider your product’s specific needs before your choice.

Proper packaging can extend shelf life by protecting pet food from moisture, oxygen, and light. Moisture-resistant materials like plastic and vacuum-sealing techniques help preserve freshness, while barrier layers prevent oxygen and light exposure.

1.Eye-Catching Design: Create a visually appealing and distinctive packaging design to make your product stand out among competitors.

2.Clear Product Information: Ensure that clear product information is displayed on the packaging, helping customers understand the product’s use and features.

3.User-Friendly Packaging: Design packaging that is easy to open and reseal, enhancing the overall customer experience.

4.Brand Consistency: Maintain brand consistency by using consistent logos and design elements to improve brand recognition.

5.Sustainability: Consider eco-friendly packaging materials and designs to attract environmentally-conscious consumers.

Mono-material packaging is typically simpler because it is made from a single type of material. This helps streamline the printing and bag-making production processes, reducing material complexity. Here are potential issues and solutions:

a. Printing: Mono-material packaging is usually compatible with various printing techniques such as flexographic printing, offset printing, digital printing, etc. Choosing the appropriate printing technology ensures printing quality.

b. Bag-Making: The bag-making process for mono-material packaging is relatively straightforward and usually does not involve the preparation of multiple complex layers. Therefore, bag-making processes can be more efficient.

c. Quality Control: Ensure the selection of high-quality materials and printing processes to minimize defects during production, and implement quality control measures.

Mono-material packaging is generally relatively cheaper because it utilizes a single type of material, simplifying the manufacturing and processing processes.

Composite structure packaging may be more expensive as it involves multiple different types of materials and requires more processes and technologies for production.

However, the cost difference will vary based on factors such as the size of the packaging, material quality, and complexity.

For some specific requirements, composite structure packaging may be indispensable as it can provide enhanced protective properties.

Therefore, cost differences should be assessed based on the specific packaging project.

Rigorous testing ensures packaging durability during transportation and storage. Consider drop tests, compression tests, and simulations of various environmental conditions to guarantee your packaging withstands challenges