Your coffee packing method is your brand ambassador, as a representative of the company, and what keeps the food fresh. So don’t ignore your packaging methods. Pay more attention to it, it rightfully deserves.
When you pack you coffee, here is 4 factors need to be considered.
1. Types of coffee packing bag
It can be easily find in the market shelves that 5 main types of coffee packing bags.
A. Flat bottom coffee bag.
B. Quad seal bag
C. Pillow bag
E. Stand-up Bag
2. Coffee freshness factors
Please consider will your coffee be distributed to stores, cafes, businesses, or shipped to end-users in domestic or foreign countries? If so, your coffee will need to stay fresh until the very end. To achieve this, some protection methods will be used. The common practice is itrogen gas flushing.
3. Coffee packaging convenience factor
Convenience is a factor that must be considered when choosing the packing way, especially in modern fast running society. Consumers value their time, so convenience packaging is all the rage in the coffee market.
A. Zipper. It means that the consumer can reuse the product after opening it. Zipper reclosure provides an effective barrier against aging.
B. Clear labeling. Showing the date, origin, eating way, and a good story about your coffee in plain language, in plain sight.
C. Packaging size. Modern consumers are less brand loyal than ever before, and they want to purchase smaller, trial sized packages of coffee because it is easier for carrying.
4. Coffee packaging process
Will you be hand filling your coffee bags or are you considering automating with coffee packing machine? If you want to pack the coffee in manual operation, Lin-Pack suggest that you choose a bag style that has a wide enough top opening, then you can use scoop or other filling equipment. If so, stand-up pouch is not suitable for you. Compare this with the quad seal or flat bottom bag, which usually have four corners at their top openings and much more room to accommodate filling tools.
If you choose the manual packing operation, Although it costs less, it totally limits your output and accuracy. If you already use - or are considering purchasing - automatic packing machine for your coffee, it has a lot of possibility for your business.
Most modern coffee packaging machines are not limited by multiple bag styles and sizes. It is flexible and easy to adjust. Fill weights are no longer a worry for automatic packing machine, it can operate at a high level of accuracy. Your output can increase by leaps and bounds. If you suddenly receive a large order, scaling your production up is no problem.