Doypack Packaging

Custom Doypack packaging is able to stay upright making it an extremely suitable packaging for a wide range of products. Doypacks can be produced from practically any kind of barrier material, making them suitable for the sterilisation and pasteurisation processes needed for soups and sauces. Chemical and high alcohol retaining products, such as disinfectants or screenwash are no problem. Resealable zippers, hangholes are often added to a Doypack, but almost every option is possible.
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Benefits of a Doypack

The Doyen seal significantly enhances the stability of heavier products on the grocery store shelf. This is achieved through its unique “U” shape gusset, which positions your product inside closer to the bottom of the pouch. As a result, your pouch gains a solid and stable base, ensuring it stands up more securely.

Sustainability in focus: Recyclable Doypack Packaging

At ePac, it’s important that we help brands like yours make informed decisions when it comes to finding the right eco-friendly packaging. That’s why we are continuously working to improve our sustainable packaging solutions.

Doypack Stand Up Pouch Specifications


  • 110 (W) x 140 (H) x 54 (G) mm
  • 130 (W) x 203 (H) x 80 (G) mm
  • 140 (W) x 220 (H) x 80 (G) mm
  • 160 (W) x 240 (H) x 90 (G) mm
  • 180 (W) x 280 (H) x 100 (G) mm
  • 200 (W) x 190 (H) x 60 (G) mm
  • 254 (W) x 305 (H) x 100 (G) mm
  • Custom sizes available

Material Options

PET, Metallic PET, PE, Recyclable PE, BOPP, AVOH

Pouch Options

Hang Hole, Tear Notch, Zipper, Child-Resistant, Window, Metallic Effects

Finish Options

Gloss, Matte, Soft Touch Matte

Stand Out On The Shelf

High Vapor Barriers

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

Finish Options

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

Hang Holes

Hang your packaging on retail shelving with our round or sombrero hang holes. 


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

Tear Notches

Consumers can open your packaging with ease with the option to add a tear notch.


Choose between press-to-close zippers, Certified Child-resistant zippers, or no zipper.

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.

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.

Pouch Bottom / Gusset Options

Gusset options include DOY Seal, K-Seal, Plow Bottom, and 3 side Seal (3SS).

Puncture & Tear Resistant

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

Doypack Pouch FAQ

What is a doypack?

A doypack, also referred to as a stand-up pouch, is a type of flexible packaging that has become widely used in diverse industries. It stands out due to its distinctive design, enabling it to remain upright on store shelves or any flat surface. The term “doypack” originates from the French word “doyen,” and was coined by the French packaging company Thimonnier in the 1960s. It means “to stand,” and “pack,” representing its purpose as a packaging container. It was created as a brand name for their stand-up pouch packaging concept. The name was chosen for marketing purposes and to highlight the unique characteristic of the packaging, i.e., its ability to stand upright. Over time, the term “doypack” became a genericized trademark and is now commonly used to refer to stand-up pouches in various industries worldwide.

What makes doypack pouches different?

Doypacks can be produced from practically any kind of barrier material, making them suitable for the sterilisation and pasteurisation processes needed for soups and sauces. Chemical and high alcohol retaining products, such as disinfectants or screenwash are no problem. 

What types of doypacks are available?

Doypacks can be made of many different types of materials, such as aluminum, kraft, clear or recyclable plastics. It depends on the product being stored within, but many variants are available on the market..

What are your film structures and material options?

ePac offers a variety of different structures for doypack packaging, including high barrier metallised film barriers, aluminium barriers for superior protection, as well as sustainable packaging materials. These include, post-consumer-recyclable, recyclable monomaterial PE and in some ePac regions compostable packaging.

Are doypacks sustainable?

Yes, doypack packaging by ePac can also be provided in sustainable packaging options. To find out more click here

What are the pouch dimensions?

ePac offers custom doypack packaging. This means that you are able to create your own design and packaging which will fit perfectly to the product you are packing. We also offer standard sizes which you can choose by connecting with our team here

Do you offer recyclable or compostable doypack pouches?

Yes, ePac offers both options depending on the region requirements.

What is your turnaround time on doypack pouches?

ePac offers fast turnaround times for doypack packaging, in just 15 business days.

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