Shaped PouchPromotion & Attractive Pouch | Customized Shape
Shaped pouch is named according to its main feature which is the shape. Implying, they have irregular shape compared to the normal pouches.
TedPack shaped pouches come in many different custom-made shapes and sizes that can be specifically designed to fit your brand, by use die-cutting technology to ensure they offer you shaped pouches that will meet all your product storage and marketing requirements respectively.
- Up to 10 alternate printing colors
- Handles, round corner, zipper, window add upon request
- The material can be made with clear, aluminum or kraft paper
- Both liquids and solids can be packed with a shaped pouch
- Leakage-proof and high puncture resistance.
- 100% FDA approved material and BPA free.
For more information, contact TedPack now!
|Function||Punch Hole, Handle, Ziplock, Spout|
|Printing||D-Met Printing, Vanishing, Matte Finishing, Stamping|
Shaped Pouches: The Ultimate Guide
Brands are revolving towards unique shapes for their packaging as a way of attracting more consumers, promote brand building, and in some cases achieve a certain function of the package.
Shopping can be quite hectic; trawling past aisles full of bags of crisps, cereal boxes, and many more. In a crowded marketplace, it becomes difficult for new products to make an impact despite their quality and pricing.
The use of pouches is a guarantee that product profile is increased on the shelf as compared to your rivals.
The latest entrant to the packaging industry is the shaped pouches which are mainly used in the food and beverage industry. Shaped pouches have huge flexibility when it comes to size and shape.
According to this, shaped pouches are able to match any brand purpose and general appearance for various packaging applications.
This makes it very convenient and user-friendly for the flexible packaging industry.
Shaped pouches establish good shelf options for brand building, and helps in the reduction of transportation costs due to their flexible characteristics.
Chapter 1: Types of Shaped Pouches
3-Side Seal Shaped Pouches
The 3 side seal pouch is also known as a flat pouch. As the name suggests, the pouch is sealed on 3 sides with one side opening end. The 3 side seal is quite simple and an inexpensive packaging solution.
3 side seal pouch can include a variety of add-ons such as resealable closures, hanging options, laser tear notches, and many more.
This pouch allows for high impact graphic design and printing.
The pouch can be used in a number of applications such as;
- Snack food
- Pet food
- Ready to eat products
- Household/garden products
Stand up pouches uses matte, glossy, and paper laminates for their design options.
Most cone-shaped pouches are made from food grade materials. The reason being, they are commonly used in the food packaging business. They come in small and medium sizes depending on the customers’ desires.
Dispenser Tip Pouch
We have dispenser tip pouches that are structured uniquely and has the capabilities to resist high heat levels of up to 250°F for about one hour for hot fill. They are also recommended for compounds that might be aggressive.
Circle pouches are commonly fitted with tear notches that allow for easy opening. They are ideal for small items that are meant to be used once such as medicines.
Mason Jar Bag
These are reusable zipper bags that are printed to look like vintage jars. The Mason jar bag is easily filled and labeled.
This flexible format gives any brand a vintage allure of a mason jar plus the added touch of printed graphics.
Various products including cosmetics, toiletries, health food, and dry goods can be packaged using a Mason jar bag and directly sold to the consumers.
Mason Jar bags are simply shaped zipper pouches that are structured and printed in a manner that simulates vintage jars. They are easy to use as they can be filled and labeled without too much hassle. Tedpack customers can place orders of these vintage-jar-like pouches and get their products in a jiffy.
There are a wide variety of products that can be packaged using this type of shaped pouch formatting ranging from fresh and dry foods to toiletries and cosmetics. Customers can get these mason jar like shaped pouches in the following print design:
- An image of a hinge latch lid on a clear gloss pouch
- An image of a jar with a twisted lid and frosted effects
Chapter 2: Benefits of Shaped Pouches
These are some of the benefits and advantages of shaped pouches.
They are recyclable, reusable, and more environmentally friendly.
Branding and marketing
The use of bright colors and graphics opportunities strengthens brand presentation and recognition.
Shaped pouches have the ability to stand on the shelves. This increases the visual impression for better sales.
Due to the use of low-cost materials for the pouches, they tend to be cost-effective when it comes to transportation and lightweight packaging.
The use of transparent windows makes it possible for products to be visible before purchase.
Comprehensive Features and options (Add-ons)
Shaped pouches come in a variety of size, shape, and design incorporating add-on features.
These prominent features include euro or round punch hole, re-closable zippers, tear notches, valves, ergonomic handles, and many more.
Excellent Barrier Properties
The use of excellent barrier materials greatly improves the shelf life and protects the product from oxygen, light, infestation, moisture, odor.
Perfect for special applications and purposes
Shaped pouches can be customized for special uses such as sterilizable, microwavable, and pasteurizable material.
Shaped pouches cater for high-speed filling making them cost-effective. They also cater for fully or semi-automatic filling application such as cold or hot filling.
They can handle bumps and knocks without any damages to the packaging, unlike tins and glass.
Advantages of Shaped Pouches
- Easy to store: shaped pouches come in different shapes and sizes that ensures maximum use of space. Their storage capabilities also make them best for shelf displays.
- Eco-Friendly: TedPack shaped pouches are manufactured using raw materials that are environmentally friendly as they produce reduced amounts of evasive waste.
- Unique: unlike other pouches, shaped pouches are more appealing to consumers as they have one-of-a-kind structure, design, and artistic printing.
- Optimized Film Barrier: TedPack shaped pouches are built by putting together layers of films to make the bags acquire high sealing levels and add longevity.
Chapter 3: Shaped Pouches features and add-ons
Recloseable or Resealable Zippers
Tedpack provides recloseable or resealable zippers as a feature of the pouch. The zippers are produced from two plastic components which interlock that make it easy to be closed.
The zipper ensures that the products stay fresh for a very long time.
Therefore, shaped pouches can be used for the storage of products that needs extended time for preservations of taste, aroma, and nutrients.
Furthermore, zippers help in the diffusion of unpleasant odor.
Valves or Vents
Pressure relief valve is attached to pouches to expel unwanted gases from the contents of the shaped pouch. This helps in maintaining the freshness of the product.
Furthermore, the valves can be used by the end user to smell the product. That is why they are called “aroma valves”.
For additional ventilation, vent holes can be added to the pouches.
Through customization, enough perforations and dimensions can be made depending on the barrier requirements of the clients.
Shaped pouches have clear windows for packaging that is transparent.
The windows come in various sizes and shapes for clear visibility of the product. The add-on shows the consumer about the contents of the pouch. This boosts confidence for product purchase.
A portion of the pouch is pre-cut to persuade the consumer to initiate the tear-off action.
Tear notches provide shaped pouches with clean and straight openings.
Thus it is easy to open the pouch by hand.
Ergonomic handles are intended to increase the value and boost the convenience of the consumer.
The ergonomic handles come in different sizes and styles for better carrying and handling of the contents of the pouch.
Euro or Round Punch Holes
Euro or round punch holes add flexibility to the pouch. These add-ons can be hung and viewed by the end-user as the retailers consider necessary.
Rounded corners generally make sharp corners round. This gives the pouch a professional look to the pouches while at the same time preventing bodily harm while being handled.
Spouts and fitments
These features apply to a wide variety of applications in the liquid, food, and nutraceutical industries.
Household chemicals and cleaning products can be capped off using different fitment and spout features.
The main goal of fitments and spouts is to enhance the ability of the pouch to dispense and re-seal products.
Applications and Markets of Shaped pouchesThe shaped pouch is one of the most popular packaging formats used by most manufacturers in today’s world. The main reason why most producers are embracing shaped pouches is that of the unique shapes that make them stand-out among other related products in the crowded retail and supermarket shelves. The following are the uses and applications of shaped pouches.
Cone Shaped Pouch(Food Grade)
· Foods: Cakes Decorations, Candy, snacks sachets, Guacamole, and Popcorns
· Craft Uses: Gift Bags, Decorative packaging
|Shaped Pouch Types||Uses and Applications|
|Cone Shaped Pouch (Food Grade)||Foods: Cakes Decorations, Candy, snacks sachets, Guacamole, and PopcornsCraft Uses: Gift Bags, Decorative packaging|
|Dispenser Tip Pouch (Withstand high temperatures and best for liquids)||Aggressive chemical compoundsEssential oilsGlues&PastesEnergy GelSpreads and ButterEpoxy|
|Circle Pouch (Round pouch with tear notch)||Food and CandyNutritional Supplementspharmaceuticals|
More product features that can be added upon request
- Laser scoring
- Degassing valve
- Any shape include rounded corners
- Squeezable shapes
- Euro slots (hang holes)
- Resealable zippers
- Spouts for liquid commodities
- Matte and shining finishing
- Built-in handles
Chapter 4: FAQ about Shaped Pouches
1. Which are the available design options for shaped pouches?
The main design options are like clear font windows and shape windows
2. Where can I use these bags?
These pouches have been designed for different uses according to their shape specification. Others are used to carry solid products like bread while others can carry a liquid product like juice.
3. Do the materials used to make shaped pouches for storage of human food safe?
Absolutely Yes! The chemical combination of the materials used for shaped pouches has been scientifically tested and found not to cause any harm to humans. You can go ahead and use it safely.
4. What are the sizes for shaped pouches?
The pouches have been designed in four main sizes. These are small, medium, big and heavy duty pouches with the largest measuring 45 by 35 by 30 inches.
5. What are the printing techniques?
D-Met Printing and Matte Finishing are common printing techniques.
6. Do you have a minimum order Quantity?
Yes, it depends on depending on the size, material. But small quantity also accepts.
7. What is the thickness of these Pouches?
The thickness of these pouches mainly ranges in between 2mm to 7.5mm.
The design of your pouch definitely makes your brand visible; however, shaped pouches have one advantage over other packaging solutions.
Consumers are able to actually see what they are purchasing. This means that consumers need not necessarily look at the packaging, advertisements, or anything else for them to judge the product.
They will immediately see through the shaped pouch and see the product before they purchase. This transparency between the consumer and the product boosts the confidence in the product thus allowing the product to sell itself.
Apart from seeing the product, shaped pouches allow you to feel the content of the pouch. The ability of the pouch to allow the consumer to literally feel the quality and integrity of the product makes it possible for the purchases to go a notch higher.
Clearly, more than any other form of flexible packaging, shaped pouches are in a world of their own when it comes to tactile interactivity.
Custom shaped pouches allow your brand to stand out in a crowded marketplace. With their numerous benefits, shaped pouches assure you the best for your home or business packaging solutions.
Shaped Pouches-The Complete FAQ Guide
- What are shaped Pouches?
- What are the types of products that shaped pouches can be used to pack?
- Features of a Shaped Pouch
- What are the types of printing that can be used for on shaped pouches?
- What are the printing effects that can be used on stand up pouches?
- Can shaped pouches be used for the packing of food products?
- What are the advantages of using shaped pouches?
- What is the disadvantage of using shaped pouches?
- What are Shaped Pouches made from?
- Who invented Shaped pouch?
- What is stand up Pouch?
- Are shaped Pouches good for baby foods?
- Can Food Pouches be reused?
- When is a food pouch contaminated?
- Can shaped Pouches be freeze stored?
- Are pouch caps recyclable?
- What are Spouted pouches?
- What are transparent spout pouches?
- What are aluminum foil shaped pouch?
- What colors are available for shaped pouches printing?
- Where Can I get shaped pouch?
What are shaped Pouches?
Shaped pouches are packaging pouches that are manufactured in such a way that they come in various shapes and sizes.
A lot of product sellers use them because they come in shapes that would bring out the aesthetics of their product and make it more appealing.
Tedpack deal in the printing of on bags and pouches.
What are the types of products that shaped pouches can be used to pack?
Shaped pouches can be used to pack a wide array of products, ranging from edibles like snacks, tea and coffee, pet foods, candies etc., to non-edibles like detergents, soaps, chemicals, agricultural products etc. you can reach out to the manufacturers of shaped pouch to know if they are perfect for the packaging of your own product.
Features of a Shaped Pouch
Tedpack shaped pouches are available in numerous features.
Some have sealing zips and this is very effective for products that are long lasting, some have hanging holes for easy storage of the shaped pouch, some have the degassing valve for volatile products, etc.
Make sure that you choose a shaped pouch with a feature that best suits your product.
What are the types of printing that can be used for on shaped pouches?
The two types of printing for shaped pouches are the digital print and the rotogravure print.
What are the printing effects that can be used on stand up pouches?
This depends on if the if the plastic or paper strategy is being used.
Can shaped pouches be used for the packing of food products?
For FDA approved shaped pouches, the packaging of food or any other type of organic product is allowed.
So if you are dealing with edibles or any organic products, male sure that the shaped pouch is FDA approved
What are the advantages of using shaped pouches?
Shaped pouch is probably the best type of packaging technique for a number or products.
Some of their advantages include the following:
- Branding of the product for advert and awareness purpose
- Attractiveness and aesthetics of the product
- Protection of the product
- Easy storage of the product
- Easy handling of the product
- Long term storage of the product
- Low cost of manufacturing
For branding and printing of your shaped pouch, Tedback offers you some of the best service options you have ever seen
What is the disadvantage of using shaped pouches?
Shaped pouches are also disadvantaged based on the fact that there are limited technology for filling, and this reduces the production.
What are Shaped Pouches made from?
The production of shaped pouches is from various layers of plastics, and this majorly is the raw material that is being utilized in its production.
Who invented Shaped pouch?
Shaped pouch has been in existence since as far back as the 1960s, and the first ever shaped pouch for packaging was done by Louis Doyen, who was the head of a manufacturing company in France.
What is stand up Pouch?
This is a type of shaped pouch that is designed in such a way that it is made to stand upright.
There are a lot stand up pouch available for printing at Tedpack.
Are shaped Pouches good for baby foods?
There are a lot of good food pouch options for babies, but it is important that the ingredients used make the food is undoubtedly healthy for babies.
Some shaped pouch food even help babies gain more appetite.
Can Food Pouches be reused?
The reason why some companies that deal with consumable products make use of shaped pouches, is so that the products will last for a long time.
This means that a lot of food pouches can be reused if they are nit contaminated.
When is a food pouch contaminated?
Here are some ways that you can contaminate a shaped pouch that is meant for the packaging of food.
- Putting a spoon or another object into the pouch
- Leaving the seal of the pouch open for a long time
- Not storing the pouch in the recommended way etc
When a pouch is being contaminated, it cannot be reused.
Can shaped Pouches be freeze stored?
Freeze storing a shaped pouch does not have any effect on the pouch itself.
Also, it would not affect Tedpack’s printing and branding.
So freeze storing only has to do with the products that are being stored in the pouch.
It is advisable to follow manufacture’s storing procedure on this one.
Are pouch caps recyclable?
The processing of pouch caps is always difficult due to its size, however, pouch caps are highly recyclable since they are strictly plastics.
What are Spouted pouches?
This are stand up shaped pouches that are used for the packaging of products. Spouted packages are one of shaped pouches that is of very high demand in Tedpack.
It is considered as one of the best packaging for liquid and beverages products in China.
What are transparent spout pouches?
These are a type of spout pouches that are made from a slightly different material to offer protection benefits like rupture resistance and prevention of leakages.
What are aluminum foil shaped pouch?
This are shaped foils that are made out of aluminum materials alone.
These pouches go through some manufacturing processes like sterilization, and this helps them become more durable.
Tedpack offers aluminum foil printing and customization services.
What colors are available for shaped pouches printing?
Tedpack packaging offers durable and high barrier printing of about 10 colors on shaped pouches.
Where Can I get shaped pouch?
Tedpack is a leading Chinese bases manufacturer of various types of customized and branded bags and pouches that are used for the packaging of food products, candies, chemical and agricultural products.