Types of Custom Packaging

Foster Packaging produces excellent custom packaging that helps your products stand out on the shelves and leaves a lasting impression on your customer.

From flexible packaging options to eye-catching designs, we’ve got you and your business covered.

Flat Bottom pouches

Flat Bottom Pouches

Flat bottom pouches are a popular custom packaging solution for many products. With its sturdy base allowing it to stand upright, this packaging type can hold more products.

Stand Up Pouch packaging

Stand Up Pouches

Stand-up pouches are frequently favoured because of their versatility. They come in different shapes and sizes that look great on the shelves.

Super smoothie spout pouch

Resealable Bags

Resealable closures can be added to self-standing pouches, flat bottomed bags, three side seal pouches and side gusset bags.

Quad seal pouch coffee

Quad Seal Bag

For heavier products, opt for our quad-seal bags. It features special barrier laminates designed to keep air and moisture out.

Foster Packaging 3-side seal bag

3 Side Seal Bags

Products like nutritional supplements, skin care products, and instant soups are ideal for our 3-side seal bags. Special features like ziplocks can be included for added convenience.

Foster Packaging shaped pouch

Shaped Pouches

Fun yet ergonomic, shaped pouches allow your products to stand out on the shelves. Foster Packaging uses cutting-edge technology to design and manufacture this custom packaging solution.

Spout pouch packaging

Spout Pouches

Spout pouches are an economical form of packaging for liquids compared to bottles and jars. They are leak-proof, and they come with a resealable cap for convenience.

Retort Pouches

A great alternative to the traditional tin cans, our retort pouches can hold a wide range of ready-to-eat products, sauces, and wet pet foods.

Reel Stock Packaging

Plastic packaging in reels is a practical and versatile solution for virtually any product. These films can be manufactured from food-grade materials with good moisture barrier properties.

Foster Packaging kraft bag

Kraft Bags

Kraft bags are favoured by clients who prefer a more aesthetically appealing packaging option. These are recommended for products like coffee and granola.

Special Features

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Resealable Bags

Resealable closures can be added to self-standing pouches, flat bottomed bags, three side seal pouches and side gusset bags.

The benefit that a resealable closure gives the consumer in terms of convenience, ease of use and the ability to protect the product and prevent spillage can be a real selling point when the cosumer is choosing between to similar products.

Types of resealable closures include Zippers, Tin Ties, Velcro zipper.

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Tear Notch

Tear notches allow the consumer easy access to the product inside the packaging. This is especially great for snackfood and confectionery packaging for consumers on the go.

Most often the tear notches are placed on both sides of the package to accomodate both right and left handed consumers.

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Tamper Proof Spout Pouches

Pour spouts can be added to self standing pouches, shaped pouches and three side seal pouches.

Pour spouts are a fantastic solution for non traditional drinks packaging for consumers on the go and have the added benefit of making the packaging resealable.

Pour spouts are are available in a variety of shapes and colours.

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Retort Pouches

A retort pouch is a type of food packaging created by aseptic processing, made from multiple layers of flexible laminate, allowing for the sterile packaging of a wide variety of food and drink.

Retort pouches are used as an alternative to traditional industrial canning methods.

Ideal for Ready-to-Eat Food packaging and wet pet foods.

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Pre-made Laminated Bags

A wide range of eye-catching quad seal bags, self standing bags, gusseted bags, three-side seal bags and die cut shaped bags - in various combinations and thicknesses according to product requirements and shelf life.

Flexible packaging is used for many applications, including: dried and baking products, biscuits, tea and coffee, fast foods, tobacco, soaps and cleaning chemicals in the industrial, household food markets and so much more.

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Specialities include retort pouches, boil in the bag, vacuum bags, Bag in Box, microwaveable pouches and spout pouches.

Design features include matt films, demetalized to register, holographic, matt & gloss to register, and a choice of metallic and pearlised inks. We also offer holographic printing for security.

What do you need to get started?

Tell Us What You Need

Telling us the story behind your product and brand is vital in the design process so we can create packaging solutions that will meet all of your requirements.

Collaborate With Us

We will work closely with you to ensure that your packaging captures the brand’s essence. Your ideas are more than welcome and enable us to better understand how you want to present your brand to your customers.

Wait for Your Packaging

All that’s left now is to wait for our team to finish manufacturing your packaging, then we’ll ship them to you ASAP!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our flexible packaging solutions are customisable to suit our clients’ requirements. Special features such as barrier laminations and shaped pouches are available.
We focus on long-run production. Our minimum ordering quantity is dependent on the size and specifications required for your desired pouch. If you want specifics, give our team a call!
Food safety compliance certifications such as FSSC, BRC, ISO and HACCP can be made available on request. Since the majority of our products are used for various food products, safety is of utmost importance.
For improved functionality, our bags and pouches can be shaped and fitted with resealable zippers, easy tear openings, and spouts. Call us to find out more about special features we can add.
It is defined as any packaging that has a lower environmental impact than non-sustainable food packaging alternatives. Sustainable packaging we have to offer are fully recyclable and compostable options. Here are the general criteria for packaging to be considered sustainable:
  • Manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices
  • Physically designed to optimize materials and energy
  • Beneficial, healthy, and safe for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle
  • Meets market criteria for performance and cost
  • Sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy
  • Maximizes the use of renewable or recycled source material
  • Effectively recovered and utilised in biological and/or industrial cradle-to-cradle cycles
No, recyclable packaging is made entirely of a single type of plastic polymer. It is easily recyclable compared to multilayer laminated plastic packaging.

Give us a call today if you want to learn more about the packaging solutions we can offer.