What is Kraft Paper?

What is Kraft Paper?

Deriving its name from the German word for strong, kraft paper is a sturdy machine-made paper that is created using wood pulp. The finished product can be used in a number of different applications, ranging from wrapping meat at the butcher shop to paper grocery bags.

Kraft paper is an expensive option when it comes to paper products due to the process, which involves pulverizing the wood pulp and blending the material into large sheets of strong brown wood filament. While the natural paper is brown in appearance, it is possible to bleach the product and create a range of shades between the natural brown and pure white. The method used to make it is called the Kraft Process, where sulfate is used to condition the wood pulp and strengthen the finished paper. You might see kraft paper being used in the following circumstances:

  • Butcher shops use this to wrap fresh cuts of meat
  • Paper bags in grocery stores
  • Home crafts
  • Lining for the inside cover spine of hardback books
  • Envelopes
  • Lunch sacks
  • Halloween costumes

We stock a wide variety of kraft paper bags from wholesale paper bags to environmentally friendly paper bags. Our recyclable bags are sure to please customers. Here are some of the kraft paper bags and item options we offer.

  • Tin Tie Paper Bags – re-closable bags are moisture and grease resistant and approved for direct food contact
  • Tissue Paper – highest quality tissue available in the industry today is Satin Wrap tissue
  • Accordion Paper Shred – add style to your packages or gift boxes with the perfect filler.
  • Paper Shopping Bags
  • White Kraft – 100% recycled white kraft
  • Modern/Kraft – features a two-color design and is made from natural kraft paper stock for everyday shopping

Kraft Paper, or just sack paper is a permeable kraft paper with high elasticity and high tear resistance, designed for packaging products with high demands for strength and durability.

If you are looking for attractive recyclable bags or environmentally friendly paper bags, allow Splash Packaging to be your company’s in-stock packaging products supplier. We take pride in our ready-to-ship inventory from paper gift bags to Kraft paper shopping bags, and recyclable bags to menu covers. Our second generation of family ownership is recognized for our excelling service, ethics and performance along with a solid financial foundation. If you are in need of eye-catching, environmentally friendly paper bags or paper gift bags, contact the packaging specialists at 877-699-0529 or contact us online.

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