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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)

Converting

  • 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 sales@schurflexibles.com. Our friendly sales team looks forward to hearing from you and will gladly provide you with the personal support and information you require.