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Shrinkable thermoforming films for meat, fish, and poultry

Excellent product presentation, no drying out, extended shelf life, increased mechanical stability – adapa offers a broad range of shrinkable thermoforming films with ideally adapted barrier and sealing properties for meat, fish, and poultry. Transparent, dyed, or printed – our efficient solutions for shrink applications can be processed on all common packaging machines. Our extensive portfolio also includes products for heat and deep freeze applications.

Technical features

  • Gauges: 50 to 180 μm 
  • Sealing layer: PE and PP, sealable overlapping (VACUshrink)
  • With/without PVDC barrier: 
    • Dixie 3D ShrinkTop: 60 to 90 μm 
    • Dixie 3D ShrinkBase: 60 to 180 μm
  • With/without EVOH or PA barrier
    • VACUshrink F-FO top web: 50 to 80 μm
    • VACUshrink F-FL flowpack films: 50 to 70 μm
  • Pasteurisation applications and autoclavable versions
  • Product versions: transparent, dyed or printed (duplex using flexo print, up to 10 colours)


  • Fresh meat 
  • Poultry
  • Fish and seafood
  • Pasteurisation and slow cooking applications

Benefits for converters

  • Economical and sustainable production using innovative extrusion technology (double bubble/triple bubble technology)
  • Barrier properties customized to individual product requirements 
  • Smooth processing on all state-of-the-art automatic packaging and shrinking lines at high output and minimum rejects 
  • Excellent product presentation thanks to 3D shrinkage (shrinking ratio up to 40 %) – high contact transparency and excellent gloss
  • High puncture resistance 
  • Excellent sealing properties also at contaminated sealing areas
  • Product protection: no drying out, avoidance of drip losses 

Benefits for consumers

  • Extended shelf life
  • Premium look (gloss and transparency)
  • No discolouration, no smells
  • Natural touch: direct contact strengthens the consumer’s confidence in the product and emphasizes the product quality

Our services

  • Application related consulting
  • Development of individual packaging solutions 
  • Converting / Finishing
  • Technical service on site
  • PackScience Center for tests and training

Request for further information

If you would like to find out more about this product and our services, please contact us directly at Our friendly sales team looks forward to hearing from you and will gladly provide you with the personal support and information you require.