Moisture Resistant Packaging – Types and Uses

What requirements do you need for packaging animal feed? What about spices, powders, or commodities?

There are numerous packaging solutions that can be used for dry commodities. Above all, these packagings need to be moisture resistant. A combination of different styles, seals, inner linings, and moisture-resistant materials give these bags their unique qualities. These qualities provide varying benefits for the product and end-consumer.

Sewn Open Mouth Style Multiwall Paper Bag

  • Traditional design
  • Can be gusseted
  • Easy-open feature
  • 3-ply paper enclosure
  • Lined with a sheet of clear PE
  • Less durable for some use cases

Pinch Bottom Open Mouth Style Paper Bag

  • Folded over glued closure
  • Optional gussets
  • Blueliner (preferred choice for food & safety concerns)
  • Glued shut
  • Less durable in some use cases

BOPP – Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene Bag

  • Easy-open feature
  • Optional gussets
  • Excellent printability
  • Excellent moisture resistance
  • Requires thermal welding bag closing machine

BOPP – Laminated Construction Valve Bag

  • Excellent moisture resistant
  • Excellent durability
  • Popular in Asia and Australia
  • Requires valve packer

Composite Laminate Bag

  • Uses various plastic films
  • Inner plastic lining is customized to meet moisture resistance specifications
  • Heat-sealed opening provide tight closure
  • Often used for pet food and other high grease content material
  • Micro-perforations allows for deflation when packing
  • Case seals provide upright structure when shelved
  • Optional semi or full see-through material clearly shows content