Fresh Produce Packaging

What our customers say

After buying an automatic packing machine, I spoke to a lot of companies about films who simply blinded me with jargon, minimum quantities and weren’t really that helpful. Luckily I found Protos, who took the time to explain everything to me in an understandable and manageable way. Protos offers me flexibility, a quick turnaround on deliveries, and a very personal service.

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One of the UK’s Leading Manufacturers of Fresh Produce Packaging

Packaging fresh produce presents a unique set of challenges, the product needs to stay fresh, protected and visually pleasing to the end user whilst extending the shelf life.

Matching the correct packaging to your product to achieve these criteria is vital and whether you are looking for Lip & Wicket bags for hand-packing or machine-ready HFFS/flow-wrap film designed for high speed automated packing lines, our 30 years of technical packaging experience ensures you get the right packaging for the right product.

Protos supply many of the leading growers and contract packers and our films are featured in all the leading supermarkets including Tesco, Asda, Waitrose, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Co-operative Food. However, as a manufacturer with our own in-house conversion facilities we are able to offer small minimum order quantities and a stock and serve facility whereby we manufacture your packaging and hold it in stock for you to call off.

We’re able to offer everything from Single Wound and Centre-Folded rolls to Bags and Sheets with a variety of different coatings and features:

  • ProPyleneam – Specialist anti-mist to prevent condensation
  • ProFormance – Specialist barrier and permeability to extend shelf life and allow respiring products to breathe
  • ProGanic – Truly biodegradable/compostable products to enhance your brand and reduce your footprint on the environment
  • Perforated – A range of different perforation patterns to suit any application, from large punched holes to 360 holes/sq inch (P360)

Our manufacturing capabilities also mean your entire range can be printed with your branding to ensure your product is differentiated, appealing and sells. Our in-house artwork and print team will assist in providing the best possible end result – whether you have a current range applied with stringent brand guidelines or need a whole range designed from scratch.

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