Benefits of SBB Synthetic Bacon Board®

Full service manufacturers of print packaging, and  ​SBB Synthetic Bacon Board® in partnership with Profol Americas Inc. 

Bacon L Board printers have partnered with cast film manufacturer Profol Americas Inc. to deliver a sustainable polypropylene-based alternative to waxed bacon board: SBB Synthetic Bacon Board®. SBB offers moisture and grease-resistant film that is 100% recyclable, easily custom printable and delivers a stiff backing for pork, turkey, chicken, beef, fish, and plant-based products. With consumption of bacon at an all-time high, consumers are looking for sturdy yet sustainable packaging alternatives as more meals are being prepared at home.

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Benefits of SBB Synthetic Bacon Board®

  • The SBB surface provides for superior print durability vs. traditional L board.
  • Easily printable with traditional offset or flexo printing processes.
  • SBB food contact surface offers the use of FDA-approved inks or polymer pigments.
  • SBB film can be pigmented any color on the bacon-contact side with white on the reverse side for easy printing of advertising graphics.
  • Synthetic bacon boards are offered in standard colors of white/white, black/white, or yellow/white.
  • Exclusive corporate colors can be produced if volume thresholds are met.
  • One study estimates that more than 48 million pounds of traditional bacon L board go to U.S. landfills annually. Converting to a more recycled board solution would have a positive impact on the environment.
  • Recyclable #5: Polypropylene-based SBB Synthetic Bacon Board® material is 100% recyclable in the polypropylene or polyolefin recycle stream. It can be separated for recycling using traditional water bath separation used for polyolefins.
  • Guaranteed non-wicking material creates a more appealing presentation.
  • ​Soft corners prevent leakers during the packaging process.
  • SBB can withstand the 87,000 PSI pressure of HPP (hyperbaric pasteurization process) without impacting the board's physical properties or print integrity.
  • The polypropylene material does not absorb moisture or bacon grease, which keeps the visual presentation crisp and vibrant.
  • Profol is a certified SQF (Safe Quality Food) packaging material supplier.

To learn more about SBB Synthetic Bacon Board®, contact:

To learn more about SBB Synthetic Bacon Board®, contact: