Lidding Films for Food Applications

Safety and Convenience for Tray and Cup Packaging

As one of the world’s leading producers of flexible lidding films, Curwood delivers high-barrier structures engineered to perform optimally in your thermoform/fill/seal operation and throughout your product’s life. You’ll get materials that withstand your specific sterilization process and deliver a hermetic seal, yet maintain exceptional aesthetic and easy-open properties to differentiate your brand, drive sales and earn repeat purchases.

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Aseptic Lidding Films

Stand up to punishing steam sterilization and still perform optimally.

Innovations/AdvantagesApplications
  • Certified by the National Food Laboratory for steam sterilization in aseptic processing.
  • Provide excellent barrier and maintain dimensional stability during the steam sterilization cycle.
  • Proprietary blended sealant is both heat-resistant and peelable—won’t stick in the machine despite 350-degree steam.
  • Crystal-clear or high-gloss opaque options can be reverse printed for outstanding visual impact.
  • Applesauce
  • Baby food
  • Processed cheese
  • Fruit cups
  • Juice cups
  • Creamer cups
  • Pudding
  • Yogurt
  • Shelf-stable entrées and side dishes

Lidding Film for Gas-Flushed Trays

Delivers premium shelf presence while allowing source reduction.

Innovations/AdvantagesApplications
  • Printable lidding film eliminates the need for chipboard sleeves and poly overwrap, saving material and production time.
  • Fresh bakery dough
  • Fresh entrées
  • Fresh meats
  • Frozen entrées
  • Specialty cheeses

Retort and Hot Water Pasteurization Lidding Films

Take the heat, yet maintain excellent protective, aesthetic and convenience properties.

Innovations/AdvantagesApplications
  • Provide excellent barrier and maintain dimensional stability during the retort or hot water pasteurization processes.
  • Proprietary blended sealant is engineered for both heat resistance and peelability.
  • Crystal-clear or high-gloss opaque options can be reverse printed for outstanding visual impact.
  • Chicken, tuna and other traditionally “canned” meats
  • Fruit cups
  • Moist pet foods
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