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Food and Beverage Labels

Shrink sleeves are a popular packaging and branding solution for a wide range of industries, and food and beverage is no exception. From bottles and cans to tubs and containers, shrink sleeves are widely used in different types of food packaging. Custom box sleeves, food labels, and bottle packaging serve important purposes, from aesthetics to safety.

The Role of Shrink Sleeves in Food Packaging

Shrink sleeve labels are made from a thin, flexible plastic or polyester film that is heat-shrunk around a container, conforming to its shape. This creates a seamless, 360-degree label that is both attractive and functional.

Shrink sleeve food labels serve many purposes, including:

  • 360-degree branding: Shrink sleeves wrap around the entire product, providing a seamless canvas for eye-catching graphics and branding elements. Custom food packaging labels allow for maximum brand exposure and can help products stand out on crowded shelves — a must in the highly competitive food and beverage space.
  • Tamper-evident: Shrink sleeve labels for food packaging can be applied with a tamper-evident seal, which helps ensure the product has not been tampered with before it reaches the consumer. This is especially important for products that contain sensitive ingredients or have high-value.
  • Protection: Shrink sleeves are resistant to moisture, abrasion, and fading. Food grade packaging provides a layer of protection for the product, shielding it from scratches, scuffs, and other damage during transportation and storage, while also preventing spoilage. This is especially beneficial for products that are shipped over great distances or have long shelf lives.
  • Versatility: Shrink sleeves can be used on a wide variety of container shapes and sizes, making them a versatile packaging option. They can also be printed with a smorgasbord of colors and finishes, enabling creative and unique custom food labels.

Applications for Food Labels

Custom food labels and beverage labels can be used in many different ways. Some of the most common applications in the food and beverage industry include:

  • Bottle Packaging: Beverage shrink wrap is commonly used on bottled water, juice, soda, beer, and other beverages.
  • Cans: Labels for food packaging can be used on cans of soup, vegetables, fruit, and other food products.
  • Tubs and Containers: Shrink sleeves can be used on tubs of yogurt, ice cream, and other food products.
  • Custom Box Sleeves: A box sleeve wraps around standard plastic food storage containers to provide structure and an extra layer of protection. Shrink sleeve labels can be used on boxes of all shapes and sizes.
  • Multi-Pack Solutions: Multi-pack shrink sleeves are a convenient way to package items in bulk for product samples, promotions, shipping, and more. They hold containers of all shapes and sizes together well.

Impact Sleeves offers a wide variety of food packaging labels to meet your unique needs. Our shrink sleeve labels are perfect for containers of all sizes and shapes. Whether you’re in need of food packaging sleeves, drink labels, or multipack solutions, we’ve got you — and your containers — covered! Contact us today for a free quote.

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