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Beer Packaging

Innovative packaging for the brewing industry.

With over 30 years’ experience helping breweries with their packaging needs and being proud members of SIBA, LBA & the BFBI, we know our stuff when it comes to packaging solutions for the brewing industry.

We carry a range of cutting tools which cover the majority of standard can and bottle sizes, saving you (the brewer) time and money. And if we haven’t got a standard pack right for you (our standard packs include 3/4/6 bottle gift, 4/6 can pack, 6 bottle carry, 12/24 bottle/can transit and 12/24 bottle/can mail-order) our in-house design team can design you one bespoke.

We also have other styles of packaging for use in the following areas:

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  • Standard FEFCO designs & bespoke requirements available
  • Single-walled or double-walled corrugated material
  • Standard finishes include KRAFT (brown), white and mottled/oyster, LT (recycled paper) and TEST (recycled inner liner). White papers can be coated to provide with superior substrate for greater print quality
  • Print options include litho (up to 8 colours), digital (CMYK), flexo (up to 5 colours) and silk-screen (typically 2-3 colours)

Decorative finishes include matt, gloss, soft touch, glitter, pearlescent, soft touch glow-in-the-dark, fragrance burst, textured, rough and silk varnishes

Additional Print Finishes

Along with standard print options, additional print finishes and embellishments are available to add further enhancements to both your product packaging and branding.

Decorative embellishments:

  • Foil blocking
  • Textured, rough & soft-touch laminate or varnish
  • Spot UV
  • Embossing & debossing
  • Matt & high gloss
  • Glitter, pearlescent finishes
  • Glow-in-the-dark printing
  • Fragrance bursts
Frequent Questions
What is your minimum order quantity?

We don’t have one! We have the ability to produce ‘one-offs’ and low volumes, but we do have cost-effective minimum order quantities which are determined by the area of material used, material type, style of box and print requirement. In any instance, it is always best to get in touch so that we can advise the most cost-effective solution for you.

Do you hold stock of beer packaging?

We don’t hold stock of ready to use packaging but we do hold materials and cutting tools to provide a fast turnaround on some of the most frequently used beer packaging lines. As we specialise in bespoke packaging, the majority of our products are made to order, however, we have an ongoing relationship with Beer Box Shop should you require lower quantity & more standard beer packaging solutions.

How has covid-19 affected your manufacturing capabilities?

We have been very fortunate to have remained fully operational during the pandemic, and have been playing a critical role in supporting our customers across various industries to help ensure they remain operational. We were early adopters of implementing covid-secure procedures & best practices and we are delighted to say that we have remained very much open for business as usual.

Can you work with us to design a pack from scratch and bespoke to my needs?

Yes, we pride ourselves on working closely with our customers from consulting to design and through to the finished product. We have an in-house design team who are able to design packaging solutions specific to your requirements.

How do I know which print option is right for my requirement?

It all depends on the artwork complexity, number of colours required and quantity of packaging. Our infographic guide to print processes will help steer your required option, but a member of our sales team will always discuss the various options with you to ensure the print option is the most economical and of the required quality.

Client Testimonials

Client Testimonials:

“Working with Saxon Packaging has been instrumental to the success of our business. Their service has been reliable, we’ve developed category-leading packaging together and they have been a pleasure to work with.” Fraser Doherty, Beer52.

“As per usual, Saxon Packaging were extremely helpful and created a gift box that surpassed both ours, and the Thames Path committee’s expectations.” Tom Gee, Hop Kettle Brewery

“Working with Saxon means you have comfort in knowing that your packaging will always be of the highest quality, keenly priced and supplied to order and on time” Dave Stone, Wylam Brewery

“Saxon Packaging have been a trusted supplier at Adnams for many years, they offer a fantastic service. The cartons are consistently high quality and they are proactive in suggesting new designs and options to help grow our business. They have a friendly and flexible approach which we have found very easy to work with and we have no hesitation in recommending them” Fergus Fitzgerald, Adnams plc.