Ready to Eat Meal Packaging

Welcome to QLM, where we excel in crafting premium folding cartons catered to the food industry. With a dedicated focus on ready-to-eat meals, our packaging solutions are meticulously designed to uphold freshness, convenience, and visual allure. Whether you’re a meal kit provider, esteemed restaurant, or pioneering food delivery service, our folding carton solutions embody the pinnacle of functionality and aesthetics. From innovative compartmental designs to vibrant branding opportunities, we seamlessly marry practicality with visual appeal, ensuring your culinary creations make a lasting impression. Trust QLM to elevate your ready-to-eat meal experience with packaging that not only preserves the integrity of your dishes but also captivates discerning consumers with its irresistible allure.

Common applications

  • Salad meal sleeves
  • Take away boxes
  • Lunch box sleeves
  • Instant food boxes
  • Ready-to-eat meal boxes
  • Fast food boxes

Things to consider

  • Great for Multiple SKUs for meal/ flavour varieties.
  • Create packaging that is lightweight and easy to transport, whether it’s for standing on shelves or storing at home.
  • Team with promo labels & tags.
  • Offer customisation options such as different sizes or shapes to accommodate various portion sizes and product variations, catering to diverse consumer preferences.
  • Cartons are soft folded only.
  • Nutritional Panels and Barcoding (2D & QR)

Recommended materials:

  • Choose stocks and finishes carefully.
  • Kraft stocks give an earthy and organic feel.
  • Textured & Metallised effects add lustre.
  • Laminates can be considered for better moisture, oil resistance.
  • Be mindful of using a finish to protect the packaging.
  • Silver metallised stocks can give a shine to your products.

Need help?

Knowing the end use or application of your labels is essential. It impacts the choice of face stock, adhesive and liner as well as options for printing and finishing. Here are some of the questions you can expect and how it helps to give you the best possible solution:

  • Where is it going and what do you want to achieve?
  • What is the size of the label?
  • How many labels do you want or use & over what period of time?
  • How is it being applied?
  • More details

These are the ways we enhance the aesthetics of a label, but can also have a pragmatic purpose to improve the performance or life of the label. There are many options available to create stunning effects: special inks, varnishes, laminates, foils and embossing. More details

We aim to make your quoting or proofing process as smooth and efficient as possible. When sending artwork or art files please note:

  • Our pre-press teams use programs on a Macintosh platform.
  • Proofs and approvals via email, postal mail or in person.
  • All new label designs require art approval before we proceed.
  • Artwork can be supplied in Illustrator, InDesign, pdf, eps, ArtPro.
  • Save artwork as a print ready pdf file or eps file.
  • Supply all necessary links and fonts or convert all fonts to outlines.
  • Supply images as high resolution, minimum 300dpi.
  • A fee is applicable for processing files not in above format.
  • Please do not supply Microsoft Publisher of Word files as artwork.
  • Check proofs thoroughly before approving as we will not accept responsibility for errors that have been incorrectly approved.

Our graphic design team are also able to design or modify your labels and packaging at highly competitive rates.

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