Food Bags

Food Bags

Our metallized paper for food bags is a sustainable alternative for traditional food multi-layer packaging materials.

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Our metallized food grade papers are made into food bags for leading quick service and takeaway restaurants.

  • Quick Service Restaurants
  • Take Out Restaurant Chains

We have developed our specialty papers with printers and converters in mind. For example, our base paper supports the endurance of converting cutting equipment, offer enhanced glue performance and perform optimally on pick-up machinery.

Naturally, our products are also developed to perform at optimal speeds on printing machinery.

Metallized paper is a popular choice for quick service restaurants because of its heat retention properties. It is a monomaterial, recyclable alternative to some of the aluminimm and foil multi-layer materials that typically used as food bags. Using a paper-based materials like our metallized paper can also offer advantages for restaurants, given the breathable nature of the material supports moisture emissivity, so foods remain crispy. Our products also offer competitive heat retention and thermal properties. 

See why leading quick service restaurants trust us

Household name brands trust us to supply their food wrap paper. Experience the visual benefits of our papers for yourself with our unique interactive 3D viewer.

Food wrap

Burger clamshell

Touched by millions of consumers. Every day.

We think global, but act local.

  • 5 plants around the world: Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Italy and USA
  • 700 dedicated employees
  • 80 countries served
  • 40 years experience

Our story

Functional

  • Strong heat retention properties and highly desirable moisture emissivity
  • Designed to withstand the demands of the QSR industry
  • Highly efficient on printing and converting machinery

Stylish

  • Pair superior functionality with extensive design possibilities
  • Nurture brand connection by creating unique looks that stand out from competition brands
  • Supports the creation of highly attractive food bags and wraps for fast service restaurants and take away chains

Technical

  • Our papers support entry to market in the minimum time frame
  • Can present a recyclable, monomaterial alternative to multilayer products
  • Proven to be resistant to the strenuous conditions experienced during the printing and converting supply chains
  • Optimized for printing and converting machinery. Supports operational performance and tool longevity

Specifications

Index Value
AR Metallizing Pro support Included
Weight 85 gsm
Custom Colors
Available in UltraShine
Available in Holographic
Available two sided coating
Reverse gloss
Print methods Gravure and Flexography
Ink advice included
Delivery Rolls
Recyclable 100%
Physical Prototype On request
Augmented Reality Prototype On request
Other finishes and options Contact us

Benefits for printers

Metallized paper helps you cater to a broader range of brands and customers by offering a wrapping solution that's more commercially valuable and attractive. Even better is that you can do it without needing to change your printing infrastructure. Our paper:

  • Suitable to nearly all printing press equipment
  • Optimized to perform well with a large variety of inks
  • Performs efficiently on printing presses to maximize impressions per minute
  • Provides excellent surface characteristics for printing
  • Is eco-friendly

Benefits for convertors

Our metallized paper helps you reach new customers in the best way possible. Our papers are easy to work with, operationally efficient and help your clients boost their sales. Our paper helps you to:

  • Improve entire waste streams
  • Support market entry in the minimum timeframe
  • Provide a reliable supply chain which also affords you flexibility when you need it
  • Is eco-friendly

Benefits for brands

Eliminate foil laminates that are difficult to decompose in landfills. Reduce your ecological foot print by switching to a sustainable alternative, while improving your consumers’ experience. Our food wraps are loved by brands and quick services restaurants as they:

  • Offer functional properties such as heat retention
  • Differentiate your brand and products from the competition
  • Convey to consumers that brand is of high quality
  • Nurture brand connection
  • Support market entry with successful launches of new brands
  • Improve entire waste streams

Features

Variety of widths

Available in different widths to support the converting base

Excellent printability

Ideal surface to ensure excellent printing definition and clarity

Supports fast market entry

A reliable supply chain which also affords you flexibility when you need it.

Easily interchangeable

Metallized papers print more efficiently than laminated structures

High-quality

Quality closely monitored through production process to offer reliable, high quality product

Safety and reliability

Meets all standard industry and regulatory requirements

Cost-efficiency

Strikes the perfect balance between economy and quality

Eco-friendly

A sustainable and recyclable alternative to film and foil laminations

Great looks

Leave a lasting impression with a wrap that has a smooth, high gloss surface

Our food grade paper is developed to offer tangible advantages for all players in the supply chain. Our products support operational performance and converting tool longevity.

FAQ about Food Bags

  • At AR Metallizing, we produce metallized paper for food grades that ranges from 56 gsm to 85 gsm. It is compatible with all contemporary printing techniques such as offset, rotogravure, UV and flexography. It offers a surface that is ideal for interaction between the paper and ink, which gives excellent printability, great definition and clarity and no dye bleeding on the final product.

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  • As a kid, did you ever condense your breath on a mirror? We did. The art of metallizing is very similar.

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