Food labels

Food labels

Food labels can be found on all kinds of packaging materials and are subject to strict legal standards and requirements. Our satisfied customers include large food producers for supermarkets and retail chains, as well as a large number of small producers.

When printing labels that come into indirect contact with food, we only use:
  • low-migration inks, coatings, films, and papers
  • certified materials
  • special printing processes
Our operation and all label types at labelprint24 have been tested according to the HACCP labelling standard by the world's leading food manufacturers in order to exclude any contamination on the label production side.

Label calculator

Number of labels:
Number of versions:
Please enter the desired total quantity. Minimal quantity: 10 for sort
Please enter the desired number of version for this given format.

Please note: when finalizing your order you can choose for each version the desired quantity and individually name each version in the text box provided.

Example
Number of labels: 5000
Number of versions: 3
- Version 1: 3000
- Version 2: 1500
- Version 3: 500

This option is offered free of charge when you upload your print data.
Material:
Material properties:

Application: indoor use, dry area
Temperature: -4 °F to +176 °F
For use on: non-deformable containers - such as glass, metal, hard plastic, canisters...
Sample applications: mailing labels, transport labels, shipping labels...
Additional feature: subsequently thermal transfer printable, thermal transfer ribbons in online shop

Please select the following features:
- Width
- Height
- Type of label
- Die cuts
- Corner radius

Width: 10 - 314 mm
Height: 10 - 700 mm
Corner radius: 0 - 10 mm
A new die will be created For the selected size.
Info for price for new cutting shapes: Even if a cutting shape already exists, it can be better to create new one in order to achieve lowest price.
Width: mm 
Height: mm
Type of label:
Optional shape:

Die cuts:
Corner radius: 2 mm / Change / Standard: 2 mm
Send contours on mail
Please select the following features:
- Colour
- Protective coating - UV

Note: Labels printed with digital inkjet printing require no varnish for protection!
Colour:
Spot colours are simulated in Euroscale, Indigo
Protective coating - UV:
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

Refinement

Please choose a foil type for hot stamping.
Refinement / Hot-foil stamping:  None   Change
None
None
Emboss with shiny gold foil
Emboss with shiny silver foil
Emboss with matt silver foil

Roll wind and core size

Please select the following features:
- Core diameter
- Roll wind direction
Your individual selection is shown in the adjacent roll image.
Core diameter:
Roll wind direction:
Right side of label off first (label on outside of roll)
Right side of label off first (label on inside of roll)
Left side of label off first (label on inside of roll)
Top of label off first (label on inside of roll)
Bottom of label off first (label on inside of roll)
Right side of label off first (label on outside of roll)
Left side of label off first (label on outside of roll)
Top of label off first (label on outside of roll)
Bottom of label off first (label on outside of roll)


Number of labels per roll: 1+

Outer diameter of roll:
Min. = 77 mm | Max. = 300 mm

Other

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Only selectable for digital inkjet printing jobs: Please also note the time sequence:

- Prototype proof: Production and shipping time = approximately 2 working days - production and shipment after final
approval by customer

Information:
In a prototype spot colours are simulated in Euroscale and finishings (embossing) are not taken into account.
  
If your labels are printed subsequently
- we strongly recommend to select a UV protective coating.
  
We will validate your barcode according to ISO/IEC 15416, ISO/IEC 15417 or GS1 General Specification. We will send you a certificate for your reference.

Terms of delivery - Distinction based on country of delivery

Working days: Mon - Fri
except holidays
Production time:
Country of delivery:
Currency:
Offer - Digital print
Base net price 264,55 £
Proportionate tooling costs 33,83 £

Total net
298,38 £

VAT 20% UK 59,68 £
Total incl. VAT
358,06 £
Transport included!

Food labels for your product

Our label production has been thoroughly tested, from the materials used and the transparency of production processes, up to employee hygiene requirements and extreme operating cleanliness. You too can benefit from our expertise gained from working with major global players in the food segment!

In our category food label information you will also find multi-layer labels that fold open and in-depth information on low-migration printing at labelprint24.Â

We are an HACCP-audited supplier of food labels:

  • Highest standards according to Swiss food legislation.
  • Certified materials
  • Use of low-migration ink, coatings, and glue
  • First-class print and processing quality
  • Also for bakery and frozen goods
  • Cost advantages through digital printing

Calculate food labels here now

Food label materials

Given the wide range of labels for various foods types, there are many different materials from which these labels are made. In addition to label paper, substrates also include adhesive labels made of PP film (polypropylene) and PE film (polyethylene). While adhesive labels made of PP film are particularly suitable for rigid packaging such as ketchup or mustard bottles due to their high stiffness, labels made of PE plastic adapt flexibly to the respective food packaging due to their high elasticity. PE film is also used for shrink film packaging.

High quality food products are often labelled with high quality design elements or special papers,so gold or silver finishes are often chosen. The adhesive is particularly important for labelling bakery products and frozen products, as only a well adhering adhesive can guarantee the adhesion of the labels under different climatic conditions. labelprint24 manufactures HACCP food labels from paper and film, with various finishes and the adhesion properties you require.Â

The food label and its applications

The most important taself-adhesive of a food label is to communicate product information to the consumer and to make additional information about production and origin transparent and comprehensible for the consumer, partly by means of seals. Food labels must fulfil multiple taself-adhesives, depending on the type of food. The most important taself-adhesive of food labels is to give the product a unique name. This is the only way for the consumer to distinguish among individual brands and products. Due to the large number of similar foods on supermarket shelves (for example, there are several hundred types of yogurt in Germany), a particular foodstuff must be readily recognisable.

Labelling requirements for food labels

Another important taself-adhesive of food labels is to provide the consumer with detailed product information as required by law. What information must be provided, and how it is to be transmitted to the consumer, is governed by the Food Information Regulation (LMIV). The LMIV will be mandatory in all EU member states from 13 December 2014 and will replace the Food Labelling Ordinance (LMKV), which only covered Germany.

Mandatory particulars on a food label

Food labels are used in every area of food production and food labelling. The information that food labels must therefore contain includes salt and fat content, the best-before date, nutrition labelling, allergen labelling, information on additives or origin labelling. Not to forget, of course, the price of the goods, which in the case of thermal labels is only printed shortly before purchase by means of the thermal printer of a scale as a number and barcode for the scanner cash register. Depending on whether the product is organic food, frozen food or baked goods, food labels must contain product-specific information. For frozen foods, the consumer should know when the product was frozen and whether it can be frozen again after thawing. This information would be meaningless for confectionery, wine or cheese. The most important thing here is a representative, sales-promoting design of the food labels and other packaging.Â
 

Food labels are becoming increasingly interactive

Even the food labels of fish and seafood have unique information. The consumer wants to know exactly where and by what methods the fish was caught (wild or farmed). With the help of barcode labels or QR code labels and a smartphone, such information can be scanned and reproduced on a card at home. An additional MSC seal applied to the packaging as a label is a purchasing aid for all consumers for whom sustainability in fishing is important. Many supermarkets and discounters therefore now offer appropriately labelled fishery products.

There are a variety of different food labels: Wine labels, beer labels, cheese labels, organic labels, can labels, confectionery labels, fish labels, natural cosmetics labels, fruit and vegetable labels... but they all have one thing in common: they are printed at labelprint24 in accordance with the respective legal requirements!

Attention:
If you need labels without food contact and migration regulations, we can even offer you even more cost-effective digital printing processes (-> see our roll labels.

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