Frequently asked questions

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Are your pouches recyclable?

Standard pouch materials can be recycled through specialist contractors. Fully PE or PP pouches are available and can be widely recycled in the UK.

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Can you supply artwork templates for pouches?

Yes, we can. Please ask and we will get one created for your specified size. Call 01277 281930 or email 

Are there a range of different zippers available?

We have a high-quality zipper that will fit most applications but please do get in touch if you have a specific requirement. 

Child proof zippers

Can you supply compostable pouches?

Yes, we can but materials are very specialist. End use and design need careful consideration so please do get in touch if you have a compostable project.

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Do you have a minimum order quantity?

Our MOQ is 500 pouches per design. If the pouch has embellishments (spot varnish or cold foil), the MOQ is 2,500.

Can I request samples of your products?

Yes, please request a sample ideally with some background information regarding the usage of the packaging. You can also request a full sample pack

How should artwork be supplied?

Download our artwork guidelines

BakPac Artwork Guidelines

What is the lead time for pouches?

Our standard lead time for pouches is 5 -7 working days from approval of artwork. For printed film it’s just 5 working days after approval. If you need some even faster than that we are always willing to help in an emergency. Higher volume orders and some spouted process made need a slightly extended lead time.

Do you know how I will fill my pouch through the spout?

Yes, we can recommend someone who can work with you to find the best through the spout filling option to suit your business. Call us 01277 281930 or email to discuss

What is the smallest stand up pouch you can make with a zipper?

145mm (h) x 80mm (h) with a 2 x 15mm Gusset.

What is the biggest stand up pouch you can make?

400mm (h) x 350mm (h) + 2 x 65mm Gusset.

What is the smallest pillow pouch/sachet you can make with a zipper?

145mm (h) x 80mm (w)

What extras can we offer, i.e. - sequential numbers, data, any other?

We print digitally so can offer all the advantages this provides – variable numbers, barcodes, micro text, Smartstream Mosaic and Collage.

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Provide us with some basic information about who you are and what you're looking for. We can advise on materials, finish and provide artwork guidelines.
Company Address(Required)
Please select the packaging type you require(Required)
How many different versions within the order quantity. eg if order quantity is 1000 and SKUs is 5 then you'd get 200 of each version.
Tell us what the pouches will be used for, if there is a volume / weight they must hold or anything else useful.

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Sample Pack Request

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Please note that our sample packs are reserved for trade customers only.

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