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White Kraft

White kraft paper features a brilliant white surface making it ideal for high quality printing and finishing. It is tear, dust and moisture resistant making it an ideal candidate for food packaging and cosmetics packaging.

  • Tear, dust and moisture resistant
  • Durable
  • Cost effective


White Kraft paper is essentially an umbrella term for a range of different bleached kraft papers on the market. Made from bleached wood pulp, white kraft is available in white cowhide or imported white cowhide, which slightly differ in their white color. Cowhide white is a creamier white color in comparison to imported cowhide white. Furthermore, white kraft paper can also be categorized by their performance which includes; flame-retardant kraft paper, high humidity resistance kraft paper and waterproof kraft paper, these play a crucial role in the capabilities of your finished packaging. White kraft paper is also available with a wax coating to create a food grade material which is ideal for packaging food products without running the risk of grease or liquid markings. White kraft paper's durable material makes an ideal candidate for creating bags, cards or folding carton boxes. With so many white kraft paper options available, white kraft can be used across many different industries, especially when paired with special finishes like, drenched film, paper lamination, embossing and debossing.

Cardboard Thickness

kraft paper weight chart

Paperboard Thickness and Grammage Conversion Table

Basestock Properties (Units) Nominal Basis Weight (GSM) Caliper (Inches) Thickness (Microns) Commonly Used For
12pt 250gsm 0.012” 305μ Bags
14pt 275gsm 0.014” 356μ Takeout Boxes, Cups
16pt 300gsm 0.016” 406μ Heavy duty bags, Takeout Box
18pt 350gsm 0.018” 456μ All box packaging
24pt 400gsm 0.024” 610μ Heavy duty boxes
28pt 527gsm 0.028” 710μ Very heavy duty boxes