Food packaging solutions

Foodpack1.jpgVitasheetGroup manufactures a wide range of film and sheet materials specifically for the food industry.  Our range of ViForm™ products offer excellent properties suited to food packaging, including ease of processing, excellent transparency, high rigidity and outstanding chemical inertia.

These materials are all recyclable and can be made with food-certifed recycled material for environmentally conscious solutions.

As well as the standard range of products, ViForm™ food packaging materials can be custom-made to suit individual requirements including:

  • Coextruded material with recycled material
  • Metal finishes
  • Lamination with PE
  • Microwave capability

Applications

Our technical support team is continuously looking for creative new solutions for food packaging. Today we deliver materials for the following applications:

  • Containers
  • Food trays
  • Lids
  • Modified atmosphere packaging
  • Clip-on-lids
  • Microwave oven containers and trays
  • Blisters
  • Disposables for the catering industry
  • Boxes for pastry

Hygiene and quality certification

 ViForm™sheet and film materials used for manufacturing food packaging, meet the certification requirements for hygiene and safety outlined by the food industry. Carolex packaging, our manufacturing facility in France is certified according to the BRC/IoP (British Retail Consortium/Institute of Packaging) hygiene standard.

 Specified ViForm™ materials meet the following standards:

  • FDA 177.1630
  • FOOD 10/2001/EC
  • TOY EN71/3

Key Products 

Main productsDescriptionApplicationKey benefits
 ViForm Krystal 5000 A Clear Impact PS offering good clarity and excellent rigidity making it a cost-effective alternative to PVC and PET. There are a range of clarities and physical properties available to suit the application, including economy high rigidity grades, to very high clarity grades, similar to PET.  Food trays
Cups 
 - Easy to form
 - High clarity
 - Economic 
 ViForm Blend 5800

A HIPS roll that offers a good balance of stiffness and toughness. This roll is a modified grade for very high impact resistance (similar to ABS), offering improved chemical resistance, and is grease-proof. 

Lids - Easy to form
- High impact
- Good cold resistance
- Grease resistant 
 ViForm HTE 5810 A HIPS roll that offers a good balance of stiffness and toughness and has been modified to suit high temperature or microwaveable applications.  Microwaveable trays  - Easy to form
- Very high temperature resistance 
 ViForm Clear AGL 10

APET roll designed for high-end packaging for food. This material offers excellent clarity, coupled with the stiffness similar to Polycarbonate.

Food trays  - Stiffness
- Transparency
- High gloss finish 
ViForm Clear AGL 10 CX An APET roll designed to offer a cost-effective, environmentally friendly solution for food packaging.  Food trays  - Stiffness
- Transparency
- High gloss finish
- Economic 
ViForm Clear AGL 10 water

This APET roll is a water grade designed for water cups or whenever a very low acetaldehyde rate is required.

Water cup

- Stiffness
- Transparency
- High gloss finish
- Low acetaldehyde rate
 

 ViForm Clear AGL 90 An APET roll that combines our food packaging AGL 10 Cx roll with a laminated PE film.  Modified atmosphere trays  - Stiffness
- High gloss finish 
- Available with peelable or high barrier options 
ViForm Clear rPET 10 Cx

An APET roll that is designed to offer an environmentally friendly and cost-effective solution for food packaging. It includes 50% regrinds and 50% rPET (reprocessed post consumers recyclates) in the core. These sources have been selected to offer certified food grade reprocessing and high quality results. 

Food trays  - Stiffness
- Environment friendly (100 % recycle based)
- High gloss finish
- Economic 
ViForm Clear rPET 90 Our ViForm Clear rPET 10 Cx roll (Food packaging 100% recycled based material) combined with a PE layer to provide heat sealable, environmentally friendly solution for food packaging.  Modified atmosphere trays  - Stiffness
- Transparency
- High gloss finish 
ViForm Clear Metal 10

An APET roll based on our food grade laminate material, with a metallic film giving a high quality metal finish. This material is mainly used for disposable dishes.

Disposable dishes  - Stiffness
- High gloss finish
- High quality metal finish