Branded food packaging solutions
Atlas Packaging design, manufacture and supply commercial food packaging and corrugated food packaging solutions to many types of food and drink industries. We supply suitable bespoke products for all stages of food production and retail, from transport and delivery to presentation.
We strictly adhere to BRC IOP guidelines to ensure that all commercial food packaging and corrugated food packaging is suitable for storage and transportation. This includes monitoring hygiene on the packaging production line, fitting alcohol hand cleaning stations across the plant and putting policies in place that safeguard against any potential contaminants migrating from packaging into food products. Emphasis is placed on maintaining the functional quality of packaging materials to meet the customers’ specifications, whilst adhering to these stringent policies.
Cheese manufacturers who are looking for corrugated packaging generally opt for Retail Ready Packaging for cheese packaging, which offers cost-effective transit and retail packaging in one box. Retail Ready Packaging benefits from quick assembly and can be filled on the processing line before being sealed and sent out to the retailer in a ready-to-use package. We like to sum up the benefits of this type of food packaging with the “5 Easys” which are as follows -
- Easy to identify
- Easy to open
- Easy to replenish
- Easy to shop
- Easy to recycle
Atlas Packaging will design and manufacture the packaging to include manufacturer branding, logos and details, with the use of up to four colour case printing or with lithographic or lithoprint. We have extensive experience in designing and manufacturing outer packaging for cheese manufacturers, producing shelf ready packaging to enable the manufacturer to box up, transport and present the product at retail with one storage package.
BAKERY AND BAKED GOODS PACKAGING
Packaging for pasties, pastries and convenience food is available in the form of Retail Ready Packaging, Regular 0201 Containers and multi-point glued containers. All types of bakery packaging can be finished to exact client specifications with four colour case printing or litho-printed designs.
Atlas Packaging manufactures a number of different products and solutions for companies such as Ginsters, who use Atlas Packaging for the corrugated packaging of their pasties, pastries and baked goods. Within the Ginsters’ portfolio, the designs include 0201 containers, retail ready packaging and bespoke die cut packaging for both the transportation and retail display of their popular product range.
FROZEN MEAT FOOD PACKAGING
Vacuum packed raw meats are packaged with the use of either corrugated or solid board packaging. Sturdy solid board packaging is particularly suitable for all types of meat, pre-cooked food and other weighty food products due to design features that offer maximum protection. The corrugated packaging can also be poly coated to offer water resilience and increased durability. Producers who use our food packaging boxes and containers meat include Penny Lane Foods, DB Foods, Pipers Farm, Riverford Farm Foods & Denhay Farm.
PRODUCE PACKAGING AND VEGETABLE BOXES
Atlas Packaging design and manufacture Fruit and vegetable boxes for growers and suppliers. This includes solid board collapsible cartons as well as branded and polycoated packaging.
Vegetable packaging for produce such as cauliflowers, lettuces, broccoli and carrots is constructed from corrugated board, usually in the form of cardboard boxes and trays due to their cost effectiveness and ease of assembly. Packaging can also be used raise brand awareness through the use of eye catching graphics/print – a service offered here by our in-house team of talented graphic designers.
Riverford Organics uses Atlas Packaging for its vegetable packaging due to the versatility of the services on offer here. Vegetable boxes are required by Riverford in a variety of sizes as well as with design features that allow them to easily be folded flat for stacking in delivery vans. As the customer is required to leave the empty solid board collapsible box outside, there is a requirement for the boxes to be able to withstand all types of weather. For this reason, Atlas Packaging uses polycoated solid board which adds water resilience and durability.
CAKE BOXES AND CONFECTIONARY PACKAGING
Predominately, packaging for confectionary and sweets falls into four categories, Counter Display Units, Free Standing Display Units, transit outers and Retail Ready Packaging.
Food products such as flapjacks, muesli bars, handmade sweets and chocolate bars will often require packaging that can be displayed on a counter top or free standing on the shop floor. In this situation, Atlas Packaging can offer corrugated cardboard for the Floor Standing Display Units (FSDUs), often incorporating both the transport boxes and display boxes into one product. This allows for quick set up and reduced materials therefore cutting costs, time and waste. Designs are fully customised and branded to suit the client’s requirements and branding with our four colour case printing or litho-printing facilities.
Atlas Packaging provides confectionery packaging for clients including Cadbury, Tesco Finest Easter Eggs, Choc-O-Bars, House of Dorchester and Suzy Sweet Tooth.
JAR AND CONDIMENTS PACKAGING
Packaging for condiments, preserves and jarred products will either be for transporting to retailers or as gift packaging and presentation boxes. Given that the products are typically glass, it is imperative that all packaging and storage boxes for condiments and preserves offer great protection with minimal movement & minimal material.
We design and manufacture boxes with corrugated cardboard divisions for the safe transportation of condiments, with each cell sized to suit the jar that it will hold. Four corner glued trays can also be used for this purpose; offering maximum packing space for jars with minimal movement. These trays can be supplied with corrugated lids which are slightly larger size, allowing them to slide on top of the box and thereby secure the contents.
For jar packaging that will house condiments and preserves which are to be sold as gift sets or presentation boxes, Atlas Packaging can design and create unique packaging solutions to enhance the appeal of the product whilst still offering complete protection from breakages during transit.
For example, we can include space for complimentary products, or window patches for viewing multiple aspects of the product.
We are proud to have provided jar packaging for Bart Spices, Duchy Originals, Crabtree & Evelyn, Bay Tree Foods and Quince Honey Farm.
TAKEAWAY AND FOOD DELIVERY PACKAGING
When it comes to takeaway packaging, boxes for fast food, and packaging for food delivery companies, we ensure that the design of our cartons efficiently retain the heat of the food being transported. Corrugated is an effective material to use in for takeaway packaging because it insulates and protects the contents whilst preventing it from spills and leaks. All types of hot food containers that are manufactured at Atlas Packaging can be designed and printed to incorporate logos and branding.
Atlas Packaging has supplied takeaway carry pack packaging designs to independent food suppliers and companies throughout the UK, such as Gourmet Oriental & Independent Gourmet Foods.