Lidding Films

ePac’s custom lidding films are available in easy-peel and lock-tight versions. These are used to seal plastic containers, paperboard pints, or trays for food items such as dairy products like sour cream and cottage cheese. Other products packaged in lidding films may also include canned soups, meats, microwave dinners, and other foods packaged in rigid containers.
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Stand Out On The Shelf

High Vapor Barriers

Films that block moisture, oxygen, and aroma from entering or exiting the package.

Puncture & Tear Resistant

Packaging that won’t tear or damage on the shelf, in transit, or with customer handling.

Finish Options

Choose from finish options including matte, soft-touch matte, gloss, and metallized.


Film options including high-barrier, specialty, recyclable, and metalised PET films.

Transparent Or Clouded Windows

Add a clear or clouded window so consumers can see what’s inside your packaging.

Spot Embellishments

Make your product pop by highlighting certain parts of your packaging.

Variety Of Sizes

Pouches are available in a wide range of sizes to fit your product needs.

Print Substrates

Films are available in PET, Metalised PET, PE, Recyclable PE, PCR, and BOPP.

Types of Lidding Film

Easy-Peel Lidding Film

With easy-peel, as the name would suggest, the consumer can peel the film from the container with relative ease.

Lock-Tight Lidding Film

Lock-tight films seal so tightly; you need a tool (such as scissors or a knife) to gain access to the product. This type of film features a layer of sealant that is laminated to the lidding film for superior adhesion.

Benefits of Lidding Films

High Barrier Protection

Our peelable films are designed to keep moisture and oxygen from entering or exiting the package. Maintain product consistency, avoid spoilage, and preserve product quality.  Due to the EVOH barrier protection, these types of films are specially designed for lower temperatures and are most commonly used for packaging refrigerated food products.

Custom Design

High-definition photo-quality graphics, paired with our variety of films, allow you to create custom film designs with an unsurpassed, attention-grabbing look. Other features, like window applications are available, so that consumers can see the product inside before purchase.

Applications of Lidding Films

Lidding films are most commonly used to seal plastic containers, paperboard pints, or trays for food items such as dairy products like sour cream and cottage cheese. Other products packaged in lidding films may also include canned soups, meats, and other foods packaged in rigid containers.

Lidding Film FAQ

What Are Lidding Films?

Lidding films are a type of flexible packaging film. Generally speaking, they are most commonly made from paper, foils, polyethylene, polyester, and other types of flexible packaging materials. They are available in both easy-peel and lock-tight versions.

What Are Lidding Films Used For?

Lidding films are most commonly used to seal plastic containers, paperboard pints, or trays for food items such as dairy products like sour cream and cottage cheese. Other products packaged in lidding films may also include canned soups, meats, microwave dinners, and other foods packaged in rigid containers.

Who Uses Lidding Films?

Businesses that most commonly employ lidding films include food manufacturers, supermarkets, and other companies working in food production. These businesses use lidding films to increase shelf life and prevent contamination of the products being packaged.

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