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Spirits Packaging

Eye-catching packaging for the spirits drink market.

Having already established strong links with the beer and wine industries, and a proven track record for producing quality bespoke drinks packaging solutions has meant we’ve expanded our product offerings to other alcoholic markets such as gin, whisky, rum, vodka and other spirits, tonics, and sodas.

From single bottle gift packs, miniature drinks packaging presentation packs, to courier safe multi-pack solutions, we’re able to produce a solution that is tailored to you and your brand. We examine your product, bottle type, label positioning, substrate, and print finish requirements as part of the design process for your packaging to enable us to create a packaging solution right for you and your customers.

The choice and quality of print can take packaging from bland to bold and subtle to striking. Hi-res photo quality litho printing is perfect for gift packaging. This premium print option gives the same quality print seen in magazines, with no plate costs – produced using CMYK. What’s more, you can choose from a range of luxury print finishes and embellishments, from foil blocking to fragrance bursts and laminates to spot UV or embossing and more.

Spirits packaging can be manufactured in many sizes and styles, including simple box designs, through to luxury and premium formats with a variety of branding embellishments to take your packaging to the next level.

Whilst we offer standard designs, our most popular solution is our innovative bespoke litho printed packaging, which customers turn to for their spirits packaging, along with luxury gift packaging, eCommerce packaging and transit packaging.

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Spirits Packaging
Eye-catching packaging for the spirits drink market.
  • Standard FEFCO designs & bespoke requirements available
  • Single-walled or double-walled corrugated material
  • Standard finishes include KRAFT (brown), white, 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 & foil blocking
  • Flute profiles available are Micro, E, S, B, C, BC and EB

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
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Frequent Questions
Do I need to order a minimum quantity?

We don’t have a minimum order quantity. We have the ability to produce ‘one-offs’ and low volumes if required, 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.

Can you explain price per 1000?

If you have a price for 1000 boxes @ £550 / 1000, imagine it as a unit cost of 55p each. Likewise a quote for £700 /1000 equates at 70p each.

What are cutting forme and stereo costs?

Cutting formes are used to cut the packaging into the correct shape. Stereos are used for flexo printed packaging. This enables the packaging to be printed bespoke to the client’s requirement. Both the ‘cutting forme’ and the ‘stereo’ belong to the customer.

Do you hold stock of corrugated boxes, cases and cartons?

We do not hold stock but we do hold materials and cutting tools to provide a fast turnaround on some of the most frequently used packaging lines.

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

“We have worked with Saxon since day one as we know they value quality & design as highly as we do”. Ivana Walthorne, Seedlip Drinks.

“I am very happy with the quality of the boxes. Kelly and the Saxon team have been amazing in getting to the final product. I would definitely recommend.” Jack Vereker, El Rayo Tequila.

“Saxon Packaging came to our attention thanks to multiple recommendations from some of their clients…” Hugo Cooke, O’Donnell Moonshine.