Our Pouching Portfolio

At Sonoco, we combine our high-quality printing, barrier lamination and pouch making capabilities to offer you a rollstock or preformed pouch option for the following most popular pouches. 

Plow Bottom- Stand Up Pouch (SUP)

Our stand-up pouch (plow bottom) is ideal for a wide variety of heavier products, including confection, snacks, cookies, crackers, powdered products, coffee, pet food, frozen food, household and personal care. This pouch has no bottom seal and sits flush on the fold. 

Retort Pouch

Brands choose our retort pouch because it keeps the contents shelf stable. This pouch is great for moist and semi-moist products, including pet food and ready meals.

Liquid Fitmented Pouch

Ideal for beverages, liquid/pureed snacks, sauces and dressings, personal care and holdhold products, the liquid fitmented pouch features a rigid fitment typically in the center or the corner for easy dispensing.

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  • K-Style Pouch with Skirt Seal

    K-Style Pouch with Skirt Seal – SUP

    The 3-side sealed pouch has no gussets and can include peg holes. This pouch is ideal for light-weight snacks, pet food and personal care products.

  • 3-Side Sealed Pouch

    3-Side Sealed Pouch

    Ideal for contents between 1lbs to 5lbs, our K-style pouch with skirt seal has angled corners and a seal along the bottom. Use for confection, snacks, cookies or crackers.

  • Doyen-Style Pouch

    Doyen-Style Pouch - SUP

    The Doyen-style pouch has a rounded bottom and U-shaped gusset. This pouch is ideal for confection, snacks, cookies or crackers less than 1lb.

  • Side Gusset Pouch with Pinch Bottom

    Side Gusset Pouch with Pinch Bottom - SUP

    The side gusset pouch with pinch bottom is ideal for coffee, confections, snacks, lawn and garden products and other heavy content (>5 lbs).

5 Benefits of Pouching 

Flexible pouches aren’t just a hit with customers; they’re a smart business decision for brands that want to reduce their environmental impact and improve supply chain efficiency. 

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The Limitless Possibilities of Pouching 

Flexible pouches are adaptable, customizable and reliable. Pouches come in all shapes, sizes and colors, and they feature an array of closure and zipper options, barrier properties and other features to help brands meet the unique needs of their products and their customers. 

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Pouching FAQs

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Introducing EnviroFlex™ PE, a Recyclable, Polyethylene, Flexible Pouch

Ideal for a wide range of foods – from confections, dry and dehydrated foods to produce – the EnviroFlex™ PE pouch, a monomaterial product, is eligible to use the How2Recycle® Store Drop-Off label. This means it can be dropped off (clean and dry) at local retail stores for recycling with grocery bags. 

Advantages of EnviroFlex PE: 

  • Runs on both vertical and horizontal form-fill-seal machines
  • Is available as a premade stand up pouch or rollstock
  • Can be offered with and without barrier properties

EnviroFlex™ PE

The Limitless Possibilities of Pouching

Flexible pouches are adaptable, customizable and reliable. Pouches come in all shapes, sizes and colors, and they feature an array of closure and zipper options, barrier properties and other features to help brands meet the unique needs of their products and their customers.

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  • What Customers Want in Personal Packaging

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