LINPAC Packaging Fresh Food Packaging Solutions
LINPAC Packaging (LINPAC) provides rigid and flexible packaging solutions to customers throughout the world in the retail, catering, food manufacturing and packing sectors.
The UK-based company develops fresh food packaging and services that deliver lower levels of food waste, improved standards of hygiene and more convenient packaging solutions.
Full-service, innovative packaging solutions for food products
LINPAC has rolled-out its Fresh Thinking Innovation strategy to customers and suppliers to ensure they remain at the forefront of packaging innovation.
The company offers full-service packaging solutions to customers, under-pinned by the following core visions and values:
- Offering rigid and flexible packaging solutions in a fast-moving and consumer-orientated market place
- Continually looking to the future needs and demands of the market to redefine and manage services
- Maintaining the position of an adaptable and flexible supplier to valued customers
- Always examining responsibilities to balance sustainable development with cost-focused manufacturing processes
- Acknowledging the personal development of employees as paramount to the success in achieving company aims
Fresh, secure and well-presented meat, fish, poultry and dairy products
LINPAC Packaging understands that consumers want dairy, meat, fish and poultry products that are fresh, secure and well-presented, so always offers fresh thinking to help retail customers’ products perform.
LINPAC is committed to supporting customers maintain high food safety standards and reduce food waste.
Its packaging solutions include tray and film combinations specifically designed to work efficiently together and includes all the standard size ranges required by the retailer, packer and processor.
LINPAC also offers bespoke tray sizes, subject to order quantities, with specialist films for converters also available.
Packaging for prepared, chilled and deli foods to be eaten on-the-go
LINPAC is a growing force in the development of clever packaging solutions for the increasingly popular convenience food sector, providing designs to deliver the ultimate in convenience eating.
Retail convenience foods are the prepared, chilled and deli foods designed to be eaten on-the-go, or after minimal preparation.
Traditionally found in takeaway stores, sandwich shops and casual foodservice outlets, the market is now rapidly expanding within the large supermarket chains.
The LINPAC convenience range, including the Freshware® and LeanBake® solutions, comprises packaging for prepared fruit and salads, dips, sandwich fillers, fresh pasta, pizza, prepared vegetables such as stir-fry, chilled bakery, cooked meats and prepared fish.
Attractive and easily displayable packaging for bakery products
Consumers want bakery products that are fresh, taste delicious and look attractive. LINPAC understands retailers need their products to be well-presented, easily displayed and sell well to maximise profits.
The company has a full range of packaging solutions for the bakery sector across Europe, from containers and hinged boxes, to trays and paper bags. They all come in a wide range of styles and sizes, offering excellent presentation and protection to the products inside.
Catering industry packaging solutions to present and serve food
LINPAC Packaging’s team of dedicated packaging professionals guide customers through its range of packaging products for restaurants, takeaways, caterers, delicatessens and institutional foodservice industries.
The company’s aim is to offer a choice of packaging options that ensure food is presented and served in the best way possible, so that it tastes just as good when eaten as it did when it was first cooked.
LINPAC offers a range of dispensers and films, from standard household rolls to specialist films, which are microwaveable, oxo-degradable and ovenable, boosting hygiene standards and keeping food fresh.
The company also has a range of catering trays and HOTpacs® for fast-food and hot food-on-the-go. Customers have a choice of sizes and styles to choose from, from single to multiple compartments, making them easy to fill and providing excellent presentation and accurate portion control.
Soft touch foam trays, rigid trays, and tray liners that protect and present fresh fruit and produce
LINPAC Packaging and its sister company INFIA are regarded as world leaders in fresh fruit produce packaging solutions, bringing its fresh thinking to a wide range of food processors, manufacturers and retailers.
The company recognises that growers and packers require packaging that enhances product value through better presentation and longer shelf-life, while still being easy to handle in the packing environment to achieve optimum production efficiencies.
Whether it is for apples or cherries, tomatoes or grapes, LINPAC can supply you with a rigid and flexible film packaging solution that is right for your product.
Soft touch foam and rigid trays, as well as hinged containers, punnets, with or without lids, are available for fruit such as nectarines, plums, kiwis and peaches, as well as the full range of berries and soft fruits.
Soft touch foam trays protect apples and pears from bruising, thus reducing the amount of wasted produce, while rigid trays provide the optimum use for available display space.
To complement the company’s tray options, LINPAC also has a range of stretch films that offer crystal-clear clarity and come in a variety of materials and thicknesses.
LINPAC also produces tray liners to present melons and citrus fruit in an attractive way at the same time, cocooning each individual piece of fruit, preventing bruising and crushing during transit, storage and display.
Products and Services
Bakery – Bases and Lids
For cakes, gateaux, pies and flans, LINPAC has developed a range of round, square and rectangular base and lid solutions to present tasty bakery items at their very best.
Foodservice – HOTpacs®
For the fast food and hospitality events operator, LINPAC offers a wide range of hinged boxes and trays, which are ideal for a hot snack on the go or takeaway meal.
Bakery – LeanBake® Hinged Boxes
This range of hinged boxes for morning goods is lighter than previous designs and comprises both hermetic (airtight) and semi-hermetic boxes.
Films – LINtop PE HB
LINtop PE HB films are a new generation of MAP lidding films suitable for inside and outside cut tray sealing of foam and rigid barrier trays and rigid thermoformed packaging.
Films – Printed Films
LINPAC is able to offer printed films with a pitch 1,125mm so that packers can use the most advanced wrapping machines on the market and increase operational efficiency.
Meat, Fish and Poultry – Rfresh Elite®
Rfresh Elite® from LINPAC is the ultimate solution for meat and poultry packers in search of a sustainable tray packaging option.
Meat, Fish and Poultry – Rfresh Evolve®
The Rfresh Evolve® rigid vacuum skin packaging range from LINPAC helps retailers maximise shelf appeal and display key product information.
Convenience – Vertifresh®
Vertifresh offers a new way of presentation that gives real impact to make products stand out on the shelf.
Fresh food packaging provider LINPAC has installed a new state-of-the-art outside chill plant at its West Yorkshire headquarters, representing a major investment of more than £320k.Read more
The EcoSense certificate, awarded by the Spanish non-profit organisation, Plastic Sense Foundation (PSF), and verified by Entidad Nacional de Acreditacion (ENAC), has been awarded to LINPAC in recognition of its compliance with PSF sustainability objectives.Read more
LINPAC has partnered with Tesco and Hilton Food Group to maximise the recyclability potential of plastic food packaging.Read more
LINPAC has announced it launching a range of rigid recycles polyethylene terepthalate (rPET) solutions to complement the current LINPAC portfolio of expanded polystyrene (EPS) Hotpacs, catering trays, plates, and bowls.Read more
LINPAC and specialist films manufacturer Klöckner Pentaplast have designed and launched a resource-efficient modified atmosphere pack (MAP) for fresh perishable food and liquids.Read more
LINPAC has announced it is accelerating its global sustainability strategy with a multi-million-pound investment in cutting-edge technology at its site in Pontivy, France.Read more
Leading fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has collaborated with Norway's Leroy Seafood Group to produce a range of resource-efficient sushi convenience packs, which will be supplied exclusively to top Spanish retailer, Mercadona.Read more
Leading global fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC will partner with food processing material supplier Progressive Packaging Inc to introduce its innovative complete tray pack solutions to meat and poultry packers and processers at the 2017 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE).Read more
Fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has recently made two new appointments to support its global films business and to build upon its leading sustainability position.Read more
Leading fresh-food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has given the careers of local students a boost by supporting a series of apprenticeships in customer services.Read more
LINPAC has developed a variety of high-quality designs for its Rfresh® Evolve rigid VSP trays in collaboration with print partner, Parkside Flexibles, to enhance consumer appeal and shelf standout.Read more
Young's Seafood has unveiled an innovative printed fish pack after collaborating with market leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC.Read more
An innovative poultry split pack created by LINPAC in collaboration with Tesco Plc and Cargill has been awarded 'highly commended' in two categories at the prestigious UK Packaging Awards, which were held at Grosvenor House, London, last month.Read more
Responding to market and consumer insight with relevant and agile innovation is vital to the continual improvement of core products and services, according to Dr Helene Roberts, group marketing and innovation director at leading packaging manufacturer LINPAC.Read more
Market leading fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has acheieved a high score on the UK Customer Satisfaction Index, according to the latest survey carried out by independent body, the Institute of Customer Service (ICS).Read more
Retailers, food manufacturers and the packaging converting sector need to design packaging for both functionality and the environment, according to LINPAC, the leading fresh food packaging manufacturer.Read more
Fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has teamed up with Tesco and Cargill, leading supplier of chicken products, to launch a new split pack for poultry that addresses portion control and food waste concerns.Read more
Leading fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC is to add to its Freshware® portfolio with a new range of innovatively designed vented pyramid packs to meet the changing demands of the consumer snacking and convenience trend.Read more
Innovation in poultry packaging is driving change in the sector as European packers and retailers look for more sustainable and novel solutions to maximise sales, according to Alan Davey, innovation director, at fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC.Read more
Leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2016 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE).Read more
A £1.2m investment in machinery will enable leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, to produce a further 200 million expanded polystyrene (EPS) trays each year at its St Helens manufacturing site in north-west England.Read more
Meat and poultry processors in Canada can reap the benefits of LINPAC technology now that the packaging manufacturer has teamed up with leading Canadian food materials and equipment supplier, Heat Sealing Packaging (HSP).Read more
Last year, LINPAC won the most improved factory award for its St Helen's site in the prestigious Britain's Best Factory Awards.Read more