Marchant Manufacturing Ltd


An independent, family-owned business established over 75 years, Marchant combines three generations of manufacturing expertise with 'BEST IN CLASS' processes and technology to produce over 6 million bags every day – all to ISO 9001:2008 standards.

The UK's largest manufacturer of compostable bags, we pride ourselves on our ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS approach to manufacturing. And because we use only superior British materials, you can be confident of consistent strength and reliability throughout our extensive product range.

Our ranges are:


(1) compostable/biodegradable and environmental bags and films for local authorities and retailers; (2) industrial packaging including VCI bags and films; and (3) food and retail products packaging including stand up pouches (DOY bags and foil bags).  


Compostable and Environmental Beneficial Packaging

(1) Compostable and environmental beneficial packaging:

  • We are the UK's largest manufacturer of compostable bags
  • Compostable bags and films (corn starch)
  • Biodegradable bags and films
  • Degradable bags and films
  • Carbon neutral bags and films
  • Compostable and biodegradable carrier bags

Our compostable film is EN13432 approved and is used by many local authorities and supplied by many retailers.  We have recently manufactured our 5 millionth compostable bag.

Compostable and Environmental Beneficial Packaging

Industrial Packaging

(2) Industrial Packaging:

  • Specialist anti-corrosion VCI packaging
  • VCI bags, VCI paper
  • Packaging and storage essentials (bags, tapes, boxes, wraps)
  • Export packaging solutions
Industrial Packaging

Food and Retail Products Packaging

(3) Food and Retail Products Packaging:

  • We are the largest manufacture of stand up pouches in the world
  • Printed and plain foil bags
  • Stand up pouches (DOY pouches) 
  • Spouted pouches
  • Printed in up to 10 colours
Food and Retail Products Packaging

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