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Application Challenges

The stand-up pouch has become a flexible packaging trend that has enjoyed explosive growth and is being utilised in a number of different markets. All applications, however, require high barrier for product protection and stiffness to ensure the pouch stands up. Stand up pouches offer an opportunity for optimal branding and are ideal for consumer convenience applications.

Why Use NatureFlex™ for Pouches?

  • Made from renewable resources
  • Suitable for lamination to other bio-materials
  • Opportunity to reposition through brand differentiation
  • Excellent moisture and oxygen barriers
  • Seal integrity enhanced by the biopolymer sealant
  • Multiple end of life solutions, minimising total waste
  • No mineral oil migration issues
  • Convenient packs ideal for consumer individual portions


Market Options

• Cereals     • Beverages     • Pet foods     • Confectionery     • Dairy

CONTACT us to learn what grades are the most suitable for your application

Asia Pacific

Futamura Chemical Co, Ltd.

2-29-16, Meieki,


Nagoya, Aichi,

450-0002, Japan

Tel: +81 52 562 1841


Futamura Chemical UK Ltd.

Station Road,


Cumbria CA7 9BG,

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1697 341212


Futamura USA, Inc.

6000 SE 2nd Street

Tecumseh, KS 66542,

United States of America

Tel: +1 770 818 3012