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What Are the Requirements for the Bag Containing Cat Food?

Sep. 07, 2022

With the rapid development of society, people's living standards are gradually improving, and more and more people have pets. People use pets as an emotional support to meet our emotional needs. Therefore, the pet food market is gradually expanding, the market competition is gradually intense, the importance of pet food packaging is also gradually highlighted. What are the characteristics of a qualified pet food packaging?


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Cat food / dog food packaging bag selection of plastic materials with barrier, heat resistance, sealing. Can prevent food spoilage, that is, to prevent the oxidation of vitamins in food. Generally choose multi-layer plastic composite, common include PET/AL/PE, PET/NY/PE, PET/MPET/PE, PET/AL/PET/PE, PET/NY/AL/PE, PET/NY/AL/RCPP, high temperature dry distillation bag wet food, soft can packaging, etc.


We found that the plastic composite co-extruded film, are laminated aluminum foil, because aluminum foil packaging bags it has good barrier properties. Blocking air, blocking sunlight, blocking grease, blocking moisture, almost all substances can not penetrate; aluminum foil packaging bags have good airtightness; aluminum foil packaging bags have outstanding light blocking, also has a good resistance to oil and softness.


People who have pets should know that both cat food and dog food should minimize direct contact with sunlight, which will cause deterioration if they are in contact with sunlight for a long time; there is no need to put them in a cool place, as they will deteriorate and become moldy after a period of time, so most pet snacks packaging will use aluminum foil.


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Bag type

Pet food packaging common bag types include three-sided seal, four-sided seal, eight-sided seal, stand-up pouches, shaped bags, etc.


Three side seal

In terms of bag type, three-side seal bags are the simplest and most common. It has good airtightness, excellent moisture and sealing performance; high degree of barrier, very low oxygen and moisture permeability; strong ability to prevent moisture and mildew. Simple bag-making, cost-effective, commonly used in small sizes of cat food dog food packaging bags bag type.


Four side seal

Four side seal bags have a high degree of adaptability and stability. Four side seal bags are cubic after packaging products, packaging effect is better, can be used for food preservation and suitable for multiple recycling; the use of new printing technology, can be more prominent packaging patterns and trademarks, the visual effect is outstanding. Four side seal bags are steam-resistant, moisture-proof, and have good vacuum effect.

And compared to the eight-sided seal, four-sided seal price is lower, more cost-effective.


Eight side seal

Eight side seal is the most common bag type in pet snacks. It can stand smoothly, which is conducive to shelf display. There are eight printing pages, so that the product information can be displayed more completely and customers can understand the product at once. Unique appearance, to prevent counterfeiting, consumers can easily identify, and is conducive to brand building. Flat bottom eight side seal bag capacity, strong load-bearing capacity, suitable for larger weight, larger volume of product packaging. Large volume of pet snacks usually use eight side seal bags.


Stand-up pouches

Stand-up pouches have excellent sealing and strength of composite materials, with easy to break and leak, with light weight, less material consumption, easy to transport and other advantages. The use of stand-up pouches in pet snacks packaging can be more convenient to display on the shelves.


Shaped bags

We all know that pet snacks are mostly used for cats, dogs and other more cute little animals, so the food packaging bags can be designed into the cartoon shape of the pet to increase the fun, so that consumers associate their pets and establish an emotional connection with consumers.


In addition, the common specifications of pet food packaging are 500 grams, 1.5 kg, 2.5 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, etc., small-size packaging is ready to eat, safer and healthier, but the unit price is higher. Therefore, large-size pet food is currently more popular in the market. However, it is difficult to use up the large packets of cat food within a short period of time after opening, then it comes to the issue of cat food storage. Cat food is prone to nutritional loss, spoilage, moisture and other problems if stored improperly. Therefore the bags are usually equipped with zippers that can be opened repeatedly, making it more convenient and hygienic.


Zhongcheng packaging bags are airtight, good barrier performance, good waterproof performance, good puncture resistance. In addition to this, do you have your own ideas for the logo or pattern design of the bags? Come and contact us to customize your bags to show the characteristics of your company!

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