Sustainable flexible pet food packaging paper


Functional and attractive pet food packaging inside and out

  • FluoroFree® Outer Print Ply products have outstanding grease resistance to prevent staining and excellent printability for outstanding shelf appeal. Pawprint® products are resistant to cracking in folded areas for impeccable bags from first opening until the last pellet.

  • Our new developments include FluoroFree® inner liners, providing outstanding grease resistance and are available in white or unbleached trulyNatural® fibers. This inner liner is treated with a moisture barrier to preserve shelf life of the food. This product can also be used as an outer liner for a matte finish.

  • Ahlstrom PawPrint® papers are accredited through the Pet Sustainability Coalition.



Learn more about FluoroFree®

Our FluoroFree® liners are:

  • Made without the use of fluorochemicals (PFAS)
  • Meets FDA BfR requirements for direct-food contact
  • Eco-friendly, natural ingredients
  • Available in Bleached and trulyNatural® unbleached
  • Glue-able, coat-able and print receptive
  • Ideal for Laminations
  • Recyclable, repulpable and compostable, 100% plastic free
  • Excellent holdout to pet food both flat and folded.
  • Excellent grease wicking resistance
  • Basis weight range of 65 to 82#, 40gsm-52gsm

Sustainability attributes

PawPrint® boasts many sustainability attributes:

  • FluoroFree® proprietary PFAS Free Grease Resistance
  • Made from wood-based natural cellulose fibers - plastic replacement solutions
  • Available with Chain-of-Custody certifications Forestry Stewardship Council® (FSC®), SFI®,PEFC™
  • Renewable, recyclable, compostable 
  • Safe, food contact ability (BfR XXXVI, FDA 176.170)