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Are you a star baker? Our bespoke packaging for bakeries

Baking is a British pastime, and specialising in bespoke packaging for bakeries, we’re always looking at delicious baked treats!

The baking industry is one of the largest in the food category, worth around £3.6 million in the UK alone. The industry continues to grow, and is estimated to have expanded by 9% by 2020. At the smaller end of the scale, the UK has around 4500 small craft bakeries, specialising in a variety of new and innovative baked goods to tempt our taste buds.

At Charlotte Packaging, we work with bakeries, coffee shops and delis, providing bespoke packaging and options for baked goods including bread, pastries, cakes and cookies.

Specialising in film and paper, we provide:

Film sandwich and take out bags: manufacturing a wide range of polypropylene bags, our film sandwich and take out options are ideal for businesses specialising in catering, sandwiches, take out, bakery treats and deli items. Slit seal, side weld and back seam bags are just three of the options we have available.

Paper sandwich and take out bags: with an extensive range of paper bags suitable for sandwich take out, catering, bakery and deli markets, we’re able to produce any size bag to suit your product requirements in an unprinted or custom printed format. Materials include greaseproof, wax and glassine.

Bakery bags: our special bespoke branded bakery bags are available in flat, gusseted, film front, block bottom, two side open or central/side strip window options. Additionally, they can be produced in white/brown kraft, glassine, greaseproof or with a wax or PE coating.

Block bottom paper bags: with a square shaped bottom and a side gusset, the block bottom bag stands upright and is ideal for professionally displaying baked items like cookies, cakes and pastries. All are available with shaped or strip windows to visually promote items, and in white or brown kraft greaseproof.

Sandwich platter bags: these high quality, food grade polypropylene platter covers are resealable and offer a professionally branded, low cost alternative to rigid platter lids.

We also create complete branded ranges for customers, with examples including the line for Ridiculously Rich by Alana, pictured above.

For further information on how we can create bespoke packaging for your bakery business contact us on 01495 741589.

by Laura Dunn in Bakery packaging
halloween food packaging

Our favourite Halloween food packaging designs

Halloween is a great time to look at some innovative food packaging designs. Alongside Christmas, the holiday is perhaps the most creative time of the year for foodie fans, and we love to feel inspired by some of the spooky food packaging designed and produced by big brands and independent traders.

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by Laura Dunn in themed packaging
custom chocolate packaging

A time for chocoholics: Chocolate Week 9-15th October

The love of chocolate is something we can all agree on, and with 8 million Brits eating chocolate every day; it is safe to say that this sweet treat is a firm favourite in the United Kingdom.

Creating chocolate is not an easy process, with the six stages involving fermentation, drying, roasting, crushing, grinding and conching to release the beans from the cocoa pod.

The UK is in the middle of a chocolate revolution, with many chocolate fans setting up micro operations to create great quality chocolate in small batches. Milk chocolate makes up 50% of all chocolate consumed in the UK, closely followed by dark and milk.

Coinciding with Chocolate Week is the Chocolate Show at the Olympia in London. Taking place on the 13th-15th October, a whole host of events are taking place to celebrate the luxurious treat. A Chocolate Show with chef demos, workshops, tastings, sculptures, pop up restaurants and a chocolate bar will be in action – making it the perfect place for chocoholics to indulge.

At Charlotte Packaging we work with chocolate and confectionary businesses to create bespoke packaging for this sweet treat. From paper sheets to polypropylene bags, our bespoke products display confectionary and chocolate in an eye-catching way and can be fully customised to reflect your brand.

We’ve created laminated back seam bags for Easter eggs, block bottom bags for miniature treats and fully branded opaque bags for Fairtrade chocolates.

To find out how we can create bespoke packaging for your chocolate treats contact us on 01495 741589.

by Laura Dunn in Chocolate packaging
coffee bag personalised

Grab a cup! International Coffee Day: 1st October

There’s always time for a cup of coffee, and caffeine fans across the globe will be celebrating the third International Coffee Day this weekend.

A global celebration of coffee’s journey from farm to local shop, International Coffee Day is a great time to celebrate what we all love about coffee and those who help to make it.

Our location of South Wales is home to a large range of independent coffee houses and roasters. Introducing us to the joy of artisan coffee, the journey from bean to cup is a particular passion of these artisan coffee houses and the talented baristas who love coffee as much as we do.

As bespoke coffee packaging providers, we work with many coffee roasters and shops, provide a range of unique coffee (and tea) packaging solutions.

A recent example includes:

A bespoke block bottom side gusset coffee bag for the Fine Food and Cheese Company. We absolutely love the green panel with hand drawn coffee bean illustration.

For further details on our range of bespoke bags for coffee contact us on 01495 741589.

by Laura Dunn in Coffee Packaging
hospitality packaging

Branding a business: packaging extras for hospitality businesses

When it comes to hospitality, your packaging needs to be of the highest quality. First impressions count for businesses specialising in hospitality – and the little extras can go a long way.

At Charlotte Packaging, we specialise in bespoke branded items for hospitality businesses.

Focusing on food and guest amenities, we are able to create branded:

  • Butter tops
  • Cutlery packs
  • Platter bags
  • Film or paper soap packaging
  • Labels
  • Coffee cups
  • Plastic carrier bags for laundry
  • Transparent film biscuit packaging
  • Paper napkins

Bespoke branding can help you to nurture customer loyalty, enhancing the value that reflects your unique image. By positioning your brand for success, we can help you make everyday essential hospitality items special.

For further information on how we can help you with bespoke branded hospitality items contact us on 01495 369883.

by Laura Dunn in Uncategorized