How to choose the right type of pet food packaging


The types of pet food packaging  (such as dog food packaging, cat food packaging, etc.) on the market mainly include plastic bags, aluminum foil bags, paper bags, and cans. Different types of pet food packaging materials have their own advantages and disadvantages. Among them, the plastic bag  is the most common one, because it has good moisture-proof performance and sealing performance, which can effectively protect the quality of pet food. Aluminum foil bags have better oxygen barrier properties and light barrier properties. Paper bags  are relatively less effective in keeping fresh, but they are more environmentally friendly. Canned food is suitable for wet food and other pet food that needs to be sealed and stored.

How should consumers choose the type of pet food packaging? We can pay attention to the following aspects:

1) Moisture-proof performance: pet food packaging materials should have good moisture-proof performance, which can effectively prevent moisture from entering the packaging and maintain the quality and taste of pet food.

2) Oxygen barrier performance: pet food packaging materials should have a certain oxygen barrier performance, which can prolong the shelf life of pet food and prevent oxygen from entering the packaging and causing oxidative deterioration.

3) Strength and tear resistance: Pet food packaging materials should have sufficient strength and tear resistance to prevent the package from being damaged during transportation and use, and protect the integrity of pet food.

4) Transparency: Packaging materials with high transparency can facilitate consumers to observe the appearance and quality of pet food, and transparent bags can be considered when choosing.

5) Environmental protection: choose degradable or recyclable packaging materials to reduce the negative impact on the environment.

6) Cost and market demand: According to product positioning and market demand, comprehensively consider the cost of packaging materials and consumers’ preferences for packaging, and choose suitable packaging materials.

To sum up, the selection of pet food packaging materials needs to comprehensively consider factors such as moisture resistance, oxygen barrier performance, strength and tear resistance, transparency, environmental protection, cost and market demand.

Post time: Aug-01-2023