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Shrink bags for cheese

Ideal maturing package, no drying out, extended shelf life – Schur Flexibles offers a broad range of shrink bags with ideally adapted barrier and sealing properties for hard cheese and cheese slices. Transparent, dyed, or printed – our efficient shrink solutions can be processed on all common packaging machines.

Technical features

  • Gauges: 40 μm to 105 μm 
  • Sealing layer: PE and PP, sealable overlapping (VACUshrink)
  • With/without barrier: 
    • PVDC (Dixie 3D)
    • EVOH or PA 
  • Pasteurisation applications and autoclavable versions
  • Product versions: transparent, dyed or printed (duplex using flexo print, up to 10 colours)


  • Pre-fabricated bags and bag rolls 
  • Different bottom or side-sealed versions
  • Tapped, loosely stacked or bundled

Benefits for converters 

  • Hygienic maturing conditions due to barrier properties and gas permeablities customized to each type of cheese
  • Efficient processing on all state-of-the-art packaging machines at high output and minimum waste
  • Excellent product presentation thanks to 3D shrinkage (shrinking ratio up to 50 %) – high contact transparency and excellent gloss
  • High puncture resistance 
  • Excellent sealing properties also at contaminated sealing areas
  • Product protection: no drying out, no losses due to water vapour barrier, no weight loss 
  • Special versions for hard and edgy products (e.g. traditionally matured cheese with natural rind) with a gauge of up to 105 μm

Benefits for consumers

  • Extended shelf life
  • Premium look (gloss and transparency)
  • Security due to high puncure resistance

Our services

  • Application related consulting
  • Development of individual packaging solutions 
  • Converting / Finishing
  • Technical service on site
  • PackScience Center for tests and training

Request for further information

If you would like to find out more about this product and our services, please contact us directly at Our friendly sales team looks forward to hearing from you and will gladly provide you with the personal support and information you require.