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100% Recyclable Coffee Bag

Coffee is the most popular drinks all over the world. The organic coffee with sustainable concept is always the main market trend. Of cource we will need to keep the best flavor at the same time.

Our 100% Recyclable High Barrier Mono Material PE Coffee Bags are the best solution of flexible packaging recyclability. It can meet the recyclability of below standards: 

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What is Recyclable Coffee Bag? Your Ultimate Guide

1) What is Coffee Bag

Coffee bag is the bag to pack coffee bean, coffee blend or coffee powder. Normally it needs high barrier function to maintain the coffee freshness and flavor. Valve is also needed for most coffee bags.

2) What is Recyclable Coffee Bag?

Recyclable coffee bag is the coffee bag made with 100% fully recyclable materials. Currently the best solution is high barrier mono-material PE bag. The most common structure are:

High Barrier MDO-PE/ PE ( with PE zipper)


3) Coffee Bag types

There are many types of bags that can be with coffee bags. Below are the most common one:

Recyclable flat coffee bag

Recyclable flat coffee bag also means recyclable flat bag to pack coffee. This is normally for small quantity of coffees such as 10g to 100g. It can be with or without zipper. But valve is always needed. Of course it can also called 3 side seal pouches. 

Recyclable Stand up coffee bag

Recyclable stand up coffee bag is the recyclable stand up pouch to pack coffee. This is also for small volume coffee packaging, and the most seen is 100g and 250g.

Recyclable side gusset coffee bag

Recyclable side gusset coffee bag is the recyclable side gusset bag to pack coffee. Actually this is the most widely use coffee bags. The main reason is we can only use pre-formed bags of other bag types, but side gusset pouch can be come with rewind. The rewind will form-fill-seal on the packing machine. So the packing speed can be 3 times faster than the other bag types. The automatic packing line can also apply valve during packing process. That’s the best choice for big roasters. This is widely used for 250 to 2kg.

Recyclable flat bottom coffee bag

Recyclable flat bottom coffee bag is the recyclable flat bottom pouch to pack coffee. This is the most widely seen coffee bags in café, and also you can see it in retail stores. It stands well, beautiful. This is often see from 250g to 1kg. 

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4) Coffee bag Customized varieties

On custom coffee bags, You will also have different customized characters for your coffee packaging.

Coffee Bag with zipper

The coffee bags can be with 3 different zipper type.

Standard zipper type for stand up pouch

Rippa Zippa Zipper for flat bottom pouch

Slider zipper for flat bottom pouch

The zipper is important for coffee bags. Normally you can not drink all the coffee beans in one time, so one bag of coffee will last 7 to 30 days. In this case the zipper is good for re-closeable function. To protect the coffee from oxygen and moisture after bag open.

Coffee bag with Tin Tie

Normally this is for pre-formed coffee bags. The tin tie is applying on side gusset bag, and flat bottom pouch without zipper. Tin tie is a very good tool to keep the coffee away from outside oxygen and moisture after you first open it.

Coffee Bag valve

Normally all the valve can be the same. But if you want to put it in more professional, there are different valve for coffee powder and coffee bean. Normally there is a mark in the valve for coffee powder.

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5) Benefits of recyclable coffee bag


So many people will ask: Are coffee bags recyclable? The answer will be always YES if you choose our recyclable coffee packaging. Recyclability is always the biggest selling point for recyclable coffee bags. This 100% fully recyclable high barrier coffee bag will definitely use less resources and will be recyclable after usage. Currently it will be store drop off. This is the perfect sustainable solution for the packaging goal of 2025 for many countries.  So please do consider to choose eco friendly packaging materials for coffee bags. 


The coffee bag with barrier function is normally with foil or metalized material. These films are all in silver. But currently the high barrier mono-material PE coffee bag is transparent. You can either leave most of the space unprinted or you can design a window for the customers to see the coffee inside through the coffee bag.

Barrier function

The flavor and freshness are so important for coffee. So it will be important for the coffee packaging to be with barrier. It will protect the coffee in good quality and prolong the shelf life. The good quality barrier film to definitely keep the coffee away from oxygen, moisture and light. This barrier pouches are with barrier coatings for flexible packaging mono-material PE laminated film. 


Normally a bag of coffee will last about 7 to 30 days after first open. Normally it is not likely that the coffee will be consumed in one day.( Of course the café is possible. ) So it is important for the coffee to have tin tie or zipper. It can close the bag after you first open it. In this case it can still keep the coffee quality from oxygen, moisture. This is important for coffee packaging. 

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6) Coffee valve

There are mainly 3 coffee valve types in China.

Goglio coffee valve

WIPF coffee valve

Chinese made coffee valve.


Basically Goglio coffee valve is the best quality, WIPF is very good too. And currently the technology for Chinese made valve is also very mature and good quality.

You can also have different valve for coffee bean and coffee powder.

7) How to choose a recyclable coffee bag?

It will be difficult for a new roaster to choose their best recyclable coffee bag. Below are the steps:

Choose recyclable materials

Please come to the 100% recyclable high barrier mono-material PE coffee bag supplier for the recyclable packaging.

Select the size/weight

You will need to decide the bag size you need. Such as 250g, 500g, 1kg.

Select the bag types

You will need to decide the coffee bag type: flat bottom pouch, stand up pouch, side gusset bag or flat pouch.

You will also need to pay attention if you need a rewind for side gusset packaging.

Select the zipper type

There are many different zippers, so you will need to choose your best suitable zippers.

Select the valve

You will need to know what kind of valve you need. The quality and types of the valve you prefer for you coffee.

Select the best quality manufacturer

If you need small quantity, you can always buy from local or amazon, but we will always recommend you contact us Longdapac from China if you need large quantity.

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Coffee as one of the most popular drinks, requires high quality coffee bag packaging to maintain the freshness and flavor; and protection during transportable and storage. A good coffee bag will help your branding and marketing. At the same time when we take sustainability into consideration, 100% fully recyclable high barrier mono-material PE coffee bag is your best coffee packaging solution.

What Longdapac can help?

Longdapac is the leading flexible packaging manufacturer from China since 1991. We focus on sustainable flexible packaging as you can see below:

100% Fully Recyclable High Barrier Mono-Material PE Pouches

High Barrier MDO-PE Film


Longdapac is the first high barrier MDO-PE film manufacturer in China and it is the first high barrier mono-material PE pouch manufacturer in China. ( MDO-PE / PE and MDO-PE / High barrier MDO-PE / PE)

Longdapac recyclable high barrier mono-material PE pouches can meet the recyclability of:

Longdapac is a BRC and ISO certified factory with annual capacity of more than 25,000 tons.

Basically Longdapac can satisfy all your recyclable flexible packaging needs, both standard and high barrier.


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