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Trays & Bowls

Take Your Concept to Market Faster

Partnering with customers in food service, restaurant and consumer packaging industries to develop custom trays and bowls

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. 

From concept to commercialization, Sonoco understands the importance of speed-to-market, and this understanding is reflected in our complete spectrum of existing designs and sizes, as well as our ability for quick custom development tailored to your precise requirements.

Sonoco Plastics is the market leader in innovation, with multiple processing platforms including: flat bed, rotary, melt-to-mold, in-line, batch and extrusion.


Applicable for the frozen and chilled prepared meals market and the food service industry.

  • 0 to 260 degrees F, ideal for microwave only applications
  • Design-Peel™ Technology for a customized seal for your product requirements
  • Form, fill and seal


Applicable for frozen and chilled prepared meals, case-ready meat trays, bakery products and the food service industry

  • Dual-ovenable, -40 to 400 degrees F, freezer to microwave or oven
  • Custom capabilities or stock options
  • Industry's best frozen temperature breakage performance
  • Industry leading RePET trays with up to 40% PCR
  • Multiple colors and compartment options
  • Flat bed and propriety rotary thermoforming processes


As a one-stop shop, Sonoco Plastics also offers you a versatile solution, with alternative material options including Polypropylene, CPET, RePET, HIPS, HDPE and APET. 


Sonoco's thermoformed products include single- and multi-compartment trays and bowls for the following markets:

  • Bakery
  • Food Service
  • Frozen Foods
  • Produce
  • School Meals

For more detailed product specifications, download our Product Catalog (PDF) or our Foodservice Produce Trays brochure (PDF).

Or, view the Product Catalog in Metric (PDF) or in Spanish (PDF).

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To learn more about what Sonoco can do for your business, fill out our contact form.