Thermoformed Bowls and Trays

Busy lives and single-person households welcome the convenience of foods in microwaveable bowls and trays. We offer the latest in food processing technology to include retort and frozen capabilities. We produce the best tasting, highest quality shelf-stable products available in the market. Taste, texture, and appearance are that of homemade foods with the convenience of a microwaveable bowl or tray.

  • Ideal for ready-to-serve entrees or side dishes
  • No refrigeration necessary
  • Available from 6.5 to 15.5 ounces
  • Microwavable plastic
  • Printed paperboard sleeve
  • Also suitable for camping or emergency rations
  • Cool grip feature
  • Stand-up overwrap for enhanced merchandising
  • Dual compartment trays are available

Fitment Pouches

Retort

SOPAKCO uses its nearly 50 years experience in retort technology to create great tasting products in retort fitment pouches. The retort process uses a combination of time, temperature and pressure to pasteurize the product.

Hot-fill

Filled at a high temperature, hot-fill processes, hold the product at a high temperature until the product is fully pasteurized.

Using either process, SOPAKCO fitment pouches feature the following:

  • Ideal for a variety of products ranging from baby foods, smoothies, and puddings
  • No refrigeration necessary
  • Available from 2 ounces to 6 pounds
  • Resealable options available with fitment closure or press-and-lock seals
  • Foil and non-foil (microwavable) based pouches

Retort Pouches

SOPAKCO is among the world’s largest suppliers of retort pouches, with nearly 50 years experience with this technology. Our experience allows us to produce the best tasting, highest quality shelf-stable products in retort pouches.

  • Ideal for entrees, pastas, rice, soups, sauces, and sides
  • No refrigeration necessary
  • Available for 2 ouches to 6 pounds
  • Foil and non-foil (microwaveable) bases pouches
  • Rotogravure printed graphics
  • Convenient tear notch and reclose options
  • Stand-up pouches for enhanced merchandising
  • Cool grip feature

Shaped Pouches

In addition to our regular retort pouches, SOPAKCO also provides its retort technology in shaped pouches. These shaped pouches offer a great marketing alternative to regular stand-up pouches. Tight processes and quality controls ensure products are great in flavor and restaurant-style quality.

  • Easy-pour spout
  • Cool grip feature
  • Stand-up pouches for enhanced merchandising
  • Ideal for sauces and toppings
  • No refrigeration necessary
  • Rotogravure printed graphics
  • Convenient tear notch
  • Foil and non-foil (microwaveable) based pouches

Meal Kits

Let SOPAKCO help make your product concepts a commercial success with a turnkey solution that includes recipe formulation, food processing and packaging. Our meal kits are an excellent alternative to restaurant carryout food. These complete meals include a protein with a sauce and rice or pasta. Available as individual or multiple servings, these meal kits require no refrigeration.

  • Microwaveable retort pouches
  • Microwaveable plastic tray
  • Protein and carbohydrate packaged separately
  • Printed paperboard sleeve
  • Stand-up overwrap for enhanced merchandising