Confectionery
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Satisfying a Craving for Great Candy & Confectionery Packaging

A leader in confectionery flexible packaging for over 30 years, our team is here to be the sole provider for all of your needs and to  support you in delivering on the specialized requirements of this  market.

We understand the unique industry demands, and are poised to deliver. We provide cutting-edge solutions and unbeatable lead times to help you gain packaging and operational success while attaining the highest level of food safety. 

Our Films:

Preserve your confections’ flavor, freshness and quality so the consumer can savor the rewarding treat they expect it to be.  Our specialized market knowledge lends us the ability to create films and unsupported foils, with unbeatable barrier that will extend shelf life.  

Perform with our specially crafted films and foils will yield high run speeds, minimum down time, and consistent quality. Our products are crafted to ensure optimal processing efficiency and reliable sealing no matter the equipment. Films with exceptional dead fold, twist retention, and thickness ranges, to keep your operation moving.  

Pronounce your brand message with beautiful packaging graphics.  Our intimate knowledge of inks and varnish on foils and films, high-definition printing, specialty coating, embossing and metallization techniques, combined with color management expertise ensures consumers will find your packaging enticing.

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Twist Wrap

Industry leaders serving the well-known confectionery brands. A comprehensive knowledge and how to create films that alternatives that are superior to cellophane.
  • Ultrawrap well suited for - cut n' wrap, preformed candy & chocolates, and envelope-style fold applications
    • Available custom printed in clear, white, metallized, matte and glossy to meet all of your needs
  • CPP Twist Wrap made specifically for pre-formed hard candy or chocolate truffles
  • Foil Twist Wrap well suited for sachet-style single twist applications without a liner
    • Film with laminated foil strips for a distinctly European luxury look and feel
    • Reverse printed for superior optics

APPLICATIONS: Candy & chocolate confections

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Flow Wrap

Flow Wrap confectionery packaging for 
  • Superseal Flow Wrap, designed for high-speed flow wraps
    • Hermetic seals, suitable for gas-flushing
    • Excellent moisture barrier and hot tack
    • Stiffer than most sealant webs, allows for downgauging
    • Laminated to reverse or surface printed polyethylene terephthalate (PET), oriented polypropylene (OPP), matte OPP or paper for a variety of product requirements
    • Available in clear, white, and tinted for to meet your specific needs
    • Cold Seal applications for high-volume, high-speed requirements
  • HI-Z Flow Wrap, high-barrier, metallized sealant web for lamination to PET or OPP
    • Excellent hot tack for high-speed applications that rival cold seal
    • Hermetic seals, suitable for gas-flushing
    • Barrier properties and seals that are superior to MET OPP and MET PET

APPLICATIONS: Wrapped Candy, Nuts, Bars, Confections, Cereals, Grains

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Foils

Experts in unsupported foils and a range of foil and poly structures, we can craft the specific solution to fill your needs.
  • Foil Wrap unsupported foil for wrapping of chocolates, confections, and nutraceuticals
  • Embossed and heatseal lacquered also available for package design variety
  • Polyfoil, puncture resistant foil/film laminate, ideal for products with hard edges or sharp corners
  • Extremely thin-gauge poly laminated to foil
  • Excellent tamper resistance

APPLICATIONS: Snacks, bars, nuts, treats

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Finished Bags & Pouches

We know you want to make consumers happy and providing confections in premade bags and pouches gives them the choice to indulge alone with single serve, share with the family, or save some for late night cravings.
  • High barrier options for optimized shelf life and product freshness
  • Bag Sizes ranging from small to large to  accommodate a range of solutions from single serve to club packs 
  • Variety of bag styles to meet all product needs: 
    • Stand Up Pouch
    • Flat Bottom 
    • Quad Seal
    • Custom Shaped Pouches 
  • Range of convenience features for easy opening and reliable reclose for later enjoyment

APPLICATIONS: Wrapped Candy, Nuts, Bars, Confections, Cereals, Grains

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Twist Close

Satisfy the craving for freshness & convenience: innovative twist to reclose packaging film for snacks and treats.
  • Laminated to metallized or clear high-barrier films for a wide range of packaging options
  • Narrow “tube style” pouch or flow wrap that twists to close providing ultimate consumer snacking convenience.
  • Mess-free, spill-free design,  Ideal for small, portable snacks enjoyed on the go
  • Works with both VFFS and HFFS for filling flexibility

APPLICATIONS: Snacks, nuts, treats

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Reasons Consumers Eat Salty Snacks:

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To Treat Myself

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Satisfy Hunger

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To Try a New Flavor

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Delight your Customer 

Features that maintain package integrity, are frustration-free, and provide uncomplicated product access 

  • Laser scoring and tear notches for easy, frustration free opening

  • Closure options that preserve product freshness and support simple storage and use: child-proof zippers, front-zippers, tape, and much, much more! 

  • Windows to view product on side-panels, front, or back for consumer transparency 

  • Add handles, spouts, for unique club store packaging and unique applications

  • Custom shaped bags for novelty, functionality, and convenience 

Captivate the Consumer

Cut through the noise on shelf and allow your packaging graphics to stand out so consumers are reaching for you product 

  • Films and foils with exceptional gloss and clarity for eye-catching packaging

  • Embossing for visual impact

  • Outstanding, award-winning print: 10 –color HD, and, ECG 7 Printing

  • Enhanced graphics with registered coatings: tactile, matte, gloss, & specialty 

  • Unique & luxurious images with metallization and de-metallization patterns & techniques

  • Sustainable options to respond  to the environmentally aware consumer
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100% Supported from trial to truckload

From trial to truckloads, we’re here to support you if you’re a multi-national player or an artisanal mom-and-pop shop.  We’re passionate about providing an uncomplicated customer experience. There’s nothing our Confectionery Team finds more inspiring then helping our customers attain their packaging goals, find a sustainable solution, help overcome a challenge, or gain an advantage.  

We understand how important agility is and provide best-in-industry lead times, and VMI make, hold, and ship programs so that you can be responsive to your market.

Our in-field, coast-to-coast technical team has confectionery-specific equipment knowledge and are always available to be onsite to keep your operation and our films shining.

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Did You Know?

50% of US dessert/confectionery eaters like to allow themselves a small treat every day
 
1 in 10 US consumers say they would like to see candies or chocolates in resealable packaging. 

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What’s New in the Market?

Chocolate brands are innovating around textures, flavors and colors to stimulate the senses, while responding to consumer appetite for premium chocolates with high quality and authentic ingredients (Mintel).

Need inspiration with how your packaging and products can meet consumer aspirations and increase sales?   Call on the Team at TC Transcontinental Packaging, we’re at our best when we’re collaborating with our customers through Packaging Innovation Sessions to spark the next big idea

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There’s so much more we have to offer.  We welcome the opportunity to get to know you and learn more about your flexible packaging quest. We care, and will deliver a solution to satisfy your needs!