What is aluminum foil for food

Aluminum foil for food is a type of aluminum foil that is specifically designed and manufactured for use in food preparation, cooking, storage, and transport. It is commonly used in households and food service industries to wrap, cover, and store food items, as well as to line baking sheets and pans.

Aluminum foil for food is available in various sizes, thicknesses, and strengths, depending on the specific application and requirements. It is commonly used to wrap food items, such as sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and leftovers, to help keep them fresh and prevent spoilage. It can also be used to cover dishes during cooking or baking, to prevent splatters and promote even heating.


One of the main advantages of using aluminum foil for food is its ability to create a tight seal around the food item, helping to prevent moisture, air, and other contaminants from entering and causing spoilage. Aluminum foil is also heat-resistant and can be used to cook or reheat food items in the oven or on the grill, or to keep food warm during transport.

However, it is important to note that using aluminum foil with acidic or salty foods can cause the aluminum to leach into the food and potentially pose health risks. Additionally, care should be taken to avoid using aluminum foil with sharp or acidic food items, as these can cause the foil to tear or puncture.

Advantages of packaging food in aluminum foil

Wrapping food in aluminum foil has several advantages that make it a popular choice for food preservation and cooking.

1. Preservation: Aluminum foil can effectively block oxygen, light and moisture, helping to maintain the freshness and flavor of food. It prevents food from drying out and helps preserve its original taste and texture.

2. Insulation: Aluminum foil is a good thermal conductor, helping to retain and evenly distribute heat when packaging food. This makes it especially useful for keeping food warm for extended periods of time, such as when transporting meals or preserving leftovers.

3. Protects against contaminants: Aluminum foil forms a physical barrier to protect food from external contaminants such as bacteria, odors and dust.

4. Cooking and Grilling: Aluminum foil is commonly used for cooking and grilling. It helps prevent food from sticking to the surface and allows for even cooking.

5. Portability: Packaging food in aluminum foil can be convenient for transporting food for picnics, lunches or outdoor activities. The foil acts as a protective layer, preventing spills and retaining food.

Despite its advantages, there are some things to keep in mind when using aluminum foil for food. Do not use aluminum foil with highly acidic or salty foods as this can cause a metallic taste and spoil the foil.


Alloy: 1235, 8011 etc

Application: food-grade packaging bag, food wrapping etc

Food grade aluminum foil is mainly used for food and quasi-food packaging, the thickness is 0.015, 0.012, 0.009, 0.007 microns, and the aluminum alloys are 1145, 1235, 1100, 3003, 8011, 8079, and so on. The performance requirements for food-grade aluminum foil are strict because it is connected to the food directly.

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  • For Baking: baking with aluminum foil for heatting food evenly, like baking cake, fish, chicken etc …
  • For making disposable trays

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Aluminum foil production line


  • Package: Wooden case
  • Standard Wooden case specification: Length*Width*Hight=1.4m*1.3m*0.8m
  • Once needed,wooden case dimension could be redesigned as required.
  • Per wooden case Gross Weight scale: 500-700KG Net Weight: 450-650KG
  • Remark: For special packaging requirements, corresponding shall be added accordingly.