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​General Film’s film structures for packaging cheese provide superior oxygen transmission rates (OTR) for both long & short-hold applications.  This film structure is a high barrier coextruded film available in clear & colored for detection of film in cheese.  General Films is SQF Certified & our institutional cheese packaging films exceed all FDA requirements.  The film’s ease of use for loading bags on 40-pound block tower systems, 640 crates, machineability & overall strength makes this film a very versatile & cost-effective packaging solution for your demands.

Bulk Cheese Packaging
  • ​General Films manufactures institutional bulk cheese packaging for 40 lb. blocks, 500 lb. barrel lines, and or 640 lb. sheets and sleeves (tubes). Our cheese packaging films provide excellent oxygen transmission (OTR) values for long- and short-term applications.  In addition, this 9-layer coextruded barrier film is available in clear and or colored and exceeds all FDA requirements for institutional cheese packaging.   Its ease of machinability, toughness, and low heat sealability make this a versatile and cost-effective solution for all your short and long-hold product needs. > READ MORE  

Meat, Cheese, Nuts, Spices, and More
  • Our Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) and Barrier Films bags and films are used for diverse food and meat applications. For case-ready applications, we offer medium and high barrier options. Because we can customize the film to accommodate various gas, flavor, and aroma requirements, these products can significantly extend product life.

Features and Benefits 
  • Designed to withstand harsh environments 
    and prevent damage to your product.

  • Increasing throughput, while reducing downtime due to the exceptional film quality, puncture resistance, and performance.

  • Ability to gas flush or draw a controlled vacuum for extended shelf life & product protection.

  • Differential slip levels (COF) for the inside & outside of the material.   

> GF High Barrier Long Hold Sleeves & Sheet Film in Application
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When you ask me what I would tell others about General Films, I'd say they have good quality products, they listen to the customer, they help us solve problems, they react quickly, and their prices are fair. 

Craig Colonno, Purchasing Director & Ice Cream Mix Manager, Anderson Erickson Dairy

Institutional Cheese Spec Sheets  

Coextruded 9-layer nylon film with a metallocene sealant layer, FDA approved two side sealing.  Available in bags and or roll stock.


Short-hold cheeses – less than 90 days.  500 lbs. cheese barrels, gas flush, aroma, flavor barrier, printing & bag making, MAP packaging temperature. Use to180 degrees F.



Coextruded 9-layer film with EVOH barrier with VLDPE Metallocene sealant layers, FDA approved, two side sealing.  Available in bags or roll stock.



Long hold cheese – greater than 90 days, gas flush, aroma, flavor, high barrier, baggers run on vertical form fill & sealing, bag printing & converting, MAP packaging temperature Use to 180 degrees F.


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