Freezer Paper Vs Butcher Paper: What's The Difference?

Freezer Paper Vs Butcher Paper: What's The Difference?

A Quick Guide Explaining The Difference Of Use Between Freezer And Butcher Paper

Food of all kinds requires proper packaging specially when it comes to all types of meat to ensure freshness and safety. To enhance service delivery and customer satisfaction, knowing which class of food wrapping paper to apply, is vital. Not to forget leaving food uncovered is leaving it at the mercy of flies. But don’t you worry, we present a handy guide to you to choose as per your unique needs, the most suitable explanation for what the main differences of freezer and butcher paper:

Butcher Paper Explained:

Butcher paper or Kraft Paper exclusively designed and crafted to restore the neatness and freshness of meat and fish. Butcher paper is well-known to fishmongers, butchers, and even craftsmen. Generally, butcher paper is supposed to be resistant towards leakage and remain dry while covering meat or fish. Larger rolls of 24”, 30”, and 36” are liked for covering tables. On top of this butcher paper allows you to write on as well, Sharpie, Pen, Pencil, and Crayon may be good tools to work with.

Butcher Paper is available in:

Pink Treated:

Works well in displaying the meat

Retains freshness

Produced from non-bleached fibers that absorb the moisture and allows the meat to experience the fresh air

Retains the freshness and color of the meat
FDA approved for BBQ and smoking the meat
Can serve crafts


Serves as a meat display that gives it clean appearance and finally to wrap the meat with
A disposable table cover and line serving for trays and baskets


A display tool for meat and fish
Brightens as well as forbids the oily and slimy appearance

Freezer/Coated Kraft Paper Explained:‍

Similar to the butcher paper, freezer is also a sturdy paper. Low-density polyethylene on one side of the paper gives it extra strength, leak resistance capability, and prevents the freezer burns for up to a year. It is ideal for wrapping and retaining freshness of the fish, poultry, and cheese.

Freezer paper could also be used for pre-packed deli products such as sandwiches. Not to miss its importance in preserving noodles, which is why the paper is extensively used in the pasta industry. Freezer paper is equally good whether you keep your food in freezer or in refrigerator.

Hint: You can write beautifully on freezer paper as well, with the application of poly coating you will prefer to write on the outside only.

The Paper Is Available in:

Kraft or White
Rolls or Sheet

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