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Barrier Films

Barrier films help protect packaged food from spoilage when exposed to moisture, oxygen or other permeants. We offer a variety of barrier materials and performance options to create packaging for snacks & confections, pet care, coffee, and more.

Preserve Your Brand and Product

Keep products fresh and flavorful with an array of barrier solutions. Whether you need high barrier or breathability, transparency or opacity, we customize solutions to fit your needs.

Barrier Film Customization Options

  • Barrier Materials
  • Breathable Materials
  • ClearGuard®
  • EnviroFlex®

Barrier Materials

Choose from a variety of materials depending on functional need including foil, metalized, or coated as well as a range of barrier resins like nylon, EVOH, PET and polyethylene.

coffee bag

Breathable Materials

Sometimes the best barrier is a permeable one. Our micro-perforation and polymer capabilities can provide the perfect balance of conditions for any application.

Peel and reseal produce packaging


Sonoco's ClearGuard® technology offers the transparent packaging your customers trust, while providing barrier properties proven superior over other, non-metal, transparent barrier films and laminations.

Clear granola bar packaging


Part of our EnviroSense family of sustainable packaging solutions, EnviroFlex® offers rollstock and pre-made pouches that are either made with post-consumer recycled content or designed for recycling post use. EnviroFlex® pouches are well suited for food and non-food applications including cookies and crackers, snacks and confections, dry/dehydrated foods and mixes, pet treats, personal care items and more.

EnviroSense fitmented pouches

Markets That Can Benefit From Using Barrier Films

Snacks & Confections

Whether you’re packing chips or nuts, cookies or candy, trail mix or cereal, our packaging can be tailored to fit your product and process.

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Pet Care

Your customer's pets come in all shapes, sizes, colors and abilities. Fortunately, so does our packaging.

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Get eye-catching coffee packages that offer product protection, extended shelf life, improved sustainability and consumer convenience.

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