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FAQs

Find simple answers to the questions we are asked most often

General Information

MOQ’s or minimum order quantities will vary depending on your project requirements. In general, our conventional pre-made bags and pouches have a MOQ of 2,000 units. Sustainable packaging has a MOQ of 5,000 units and printed film has a MOQ of 10,000 impressions. 

Please note that MOQs are applicable per size and design. An order of 250g stand up pouch x 2 SKUs and 500g stand up pouch x 3 SKU will have a total order quantity of 10,000 units.

You can find exact MOQs on our product pages.

Digital Print

We aim to produce all digitally printed orders in 4-5 weeks from final artwork approval.

Gravure / flexo Print

Our flexo and gravure orders can range from 6-12 weeks lead time.

*note that lead times may vary depending on demand, order requirements and time of year.

Foxpaks HQ and digital print manufacturing site are located in Co. Louth, Ireland. We also have a sales presence in the UK, located in Bristol and the Greater London area.

All of our packaging is bespoke and made to order. We do not hold any stocks. From time to time we may have some left over stock from unprinted orders, In this instance, we often offer them to customers who require small quantities for a one-off project.

Typically all first orders are pro-forma. Credit terms can be requested for subsequent orders but are not guarenteed. 

Foxpak have held a BRCGS grade AA accreditation for many years. Supply partners are audited by our quality team annually and are required to hold a BRCGS certification as standard. All packaging that is intended for direct food contact is fully compliant with food safety regulations.

We do not offer a packing service but are happy to recommend co-packers that we work with for many different product types.

We offer a prototyping service where you can receive up to 10 physical printed samples to use for presentations, exhibitions, shelf life testing, product sizing etc.

Print & Design

We offer Digital, Rotogravure, HD Flexo and Offset print options.

Digital – 5 colours CMYK + White

HD flexo – 9 colours including varnishes

Rotogravure – 9 colours including varnishes

Offset – up to 7 colours

We don’t offer design services but can recommend designers that we work with regularly.

Sustainability

We have developed “Generation Green”, our second generation of flexible packaging designed with sustainability in mind. This range includes options such as compostable, recyclable and plastic-free flexible packaging.

Conventional flexible packaging laminates are not considered widely recyclable. Our recycle ready LDPE options and plastic-free paper options are both considered widely recyclable in Ireland, UK and Europe.

Our plastic-free paper packaging can be disposed of in home recycling bins.

Customers in Ireland and some European countries can dispose of our LDPE recyclable packaging their dry recycling waste bins.

Other customers can dispose of LDPE recyclable packaging at collection points in larger stores.