Food packaging, from -40 to 400 degrees.

Sonoco has years of experience in the frozen foods arena, packaging everything from flash-frozen fruit to frozen dinners. We understand the unique challenges and needs that frozen food brands face. 

Sugarcane Based Packaging
  • Thermoformed Trays & Membranes

    Thermoformed Trays & Membranes

    Sonoco Plastics partners with many of the world's largest food brands in the consumer packaged goods and food service industries to provide thermoformed trays and bowls that meet unique requirements and high standards. Our polypropylene and CPET trays protect food from freezing temperatures to the heat of the microwave.

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  • Flexible Bags

    Flexible Packaging

    The frozen foods category remains strong given an increased focus on higher quality products as well as increased variety. In addition to more traditional frozen fruits and vegetables, you can now find a variety of ready meals, ice cream and other novelty products. To match the diverse offerings in the frozen section, we have developed a diverse range of packaging options and capabilities that include:

    • A portfolio of pre-made pouches, pre-made bags, and rollstock in various formulations, with specific barrier properties
    • Steam-in-bag technology for added consumer convenience
    • Materials that can withstand freezing temperatures, preserving product quality and integrity


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    Frozen foods
  • Plastic Tubs

    Plastic Tubs

    Sonoco’s plastic tubs offer a packaging solution for ice cream that stands out on the shelf. We now offer a new barrier injection-molded packaging solution for extended shelf life, available in a wide variety of shapes, including nestable options for efficient transport.

    Barrier IML packaging combines robust product protection with trendsetting shelf appeal through eye-catching, full-body graphics. It offers a cost-effective alternative to metal and glass, and it provides a better moisture barrier than traditional multi-layer plastic packaging in a thin-walled package. Durable and lightweight, it's compatible with retort, hot-fill or gas-flush filling systems.

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  • Rigid Paper Containers

    Rigid Paper Containers

    Whether you’re selling your ice cream in single-serve sizes, pints, quarts or even bulk drums, Sonoco’s rigid paperboard packaging is an effective and eye-catching solution. We have decades of experience packaging ice cream for high-end brands as well as for bulk wholesale applications.

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  • Sugarcane Based Packaging


    Made from U.S.-grown sugarcane, an annually renewable resource, Natrellis is a supply-chain proven solution for frozen and chilled prepared meals. Natrellis delivers a complete packaging solution, including rigid and flexible lidding options, that’s dual-ovenable and contains no added PFAS.

    • Supply-Chain Proven Natural Packaging Solution
    • Rigid and Flexible Lidding Options Available
    • Technical Service Teams Available for Brand Launch


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    Sugarcane Based Packaging

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