Rapak’s oxygen barrier packing for wine


Rapak®, part of DS Smith Plastics Division, has developed an oxygen barrier active packaging system for bag-in-box wines.

The US-based company has launched the oxygen scavenger active packaging system that significantly decreases the oxygen levels on wine bags, increases product shelf-life, and provides a premium customer experience.

The new wine bag comprises of the ShelfPlus ® oxygen scavenger, Rapak ultra-high barrier custom designed nine-layer film, and Worldwide Dispenser’s ultra-high barrier Mustang wine tap.

To test the new solution, Rapak partnered with Albis Plastic, manufacturer of the ShelfPlus® O2 scavenger. The results yielded exceptional results, and has captured the interest of winemaker’s to use bag-in-box formats for higher-end wine varietals.

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