Flexible packaging is any package that can be easily modified thanks to the material with which it is made. So, this definition includes bags, envelopes, shrink films, tubes. All these products are used daily in many sectors: cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food and others. Such a wide diffusion is due to the possibility of customizing a flexible packaging adapting it to the product it must contain both in shape, size and material. At the moment, the flexible packaging sector does not seem to know a decline in the global market thanks to its numerous advantages: guarantees food safety, extends the shelf life of the product, acts as a barrier against external contaminants, it’s easy to use and close.
Flexible Food packaging
Thanks to the benefits listed above, we can affirm food is one of the sectors in which flexible packaging seems to be most used. In particular, this type of packaging seems to be the ideal choice for ready-to-go foods: drinks, nuts, candies, chocolates and more. And, in addition, it is also used for disposable portions. Just think of the processed cheese that can be sold in different shapes and quantities.
IPS Industrial Packaging Solution supplies aluminum foil for the flexible food packaging sector and, in particular, for cheese packaging market. Thanks to its excellent properties, aluminum protects food from environmental contamination and has a high resistance to corrosion.