Custom Paper Bags

Custom Printed Retail Bags

Custom printed paper bags are a fantastic way to carry and store products that have been purchased. Whether you sell clothing at a retail store, run a boutique candle shop, or manage a chain of coffee shops, custom paper bags provide the perfect canvas for you to showcase your brand beyond your store. Get inspired with some examples of paper bag designs here.

Premium Paper Bags

Custom size & print

Paper bags can be fully customized in size and print. Go for a minimal custom bag design with your logo, or opt for a luxurious paper bag design with sturdy handles for a premium customer experience.

Lightweight & sturdy

Custom paper bags are lightweight yet made with durable materials to ensure your products can be safely transported. These paper bag handles can be customized to hold lighter or heavier items.

MOQ from 500 units

Minimums starting from 500 units per size or design.

Luxury Paper Bag with Ribbon Handles

Available in 3 Standard Styles

Choose from 3 different styles of paper bags that best meet your product needs.

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Paper Bag with Rope Handles

PackMojo Paper Bag with Rope Handles

Paper bags with rope handles are durable and ideal for holding heavier items commonly sold in retail stores.

MOQ from 500 units

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Paper Bag with Ribbon Handles

PackMojo Paper Bag with Ribbon Handles

Paper bags with ribbon handles are ideal for storing premium, lightweight items, and make the perfect luxury paper bag.

MOQ from 500 units

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Twisted Handle Paper Bag

Twisted Handle Paper Bag Mockup PackMojo

Also known as twisted handle carrier bags, these are 100% made of paper and are perfect for lightweight items such as food, apparel, and gifts.

MOQ from 2000 units

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How much do Custom Paper Bags Cost?

Get price estimates for paper bags at different sizes and quantities.

Choose a size that is similar to what you need. Learn how to measure your box here.
Roughly the size of a laptop

All artwork is printed on a base material that’s white or brown kraft. See what’s considered single or double sided printing here.
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Technical Specs: Paper Bags

An overview of the standard customizations available for custom printed paper bags.

Bag Materials

Custom paper bags use a standard paper thickness of 200-300gsm. These materials contain at least 50% post-consumer content (recycled waste).


Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) paper that yields high quality print.

Brown Kraft

Unbleached brown paper that is ideal for only black or white print.

Handle Materials

Paper bags can be customized with different types of handles depending on the use case and experience you want to deliver.

Ribbon Handles

Made of polyester and are available in various colors.

Rope Handles

Made of polyester or nylon and are available in various colors.

Twisted Paper Handles

Made of white or brown kraft paper that's twisted together to form handles.


All packaging is printed with soy-based ink, which is eco-friendly and produces much brighter and vibrant colors.

Compare CMYK & Pantone


CMYK is the most popular and cost effective color system used in print.


For accurate brand colors to be printed and is more expensive than CMYK.


Coating is added to your printed designs to protect it from scratches and scuffs.

Compare varnish & lamination


An eco-friendly water-based coating but doesn't protect as well as lamination.


A plastic coated layer that protects your designs from cracks and tears, but not eco-friendly.


Top off your packaging with a finish option that completes your package.

Compare finishes


Smooth and non-reflective, overall softer look.


Shiny and reflective, more prone to fingerprints.


Semi-shiny, in between a matte and glossy look.

Soft touch

Looks like a matte finish, but feels like velvet.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can't find what you're looking for? Check out our help center.

What is the minimum order quantity for paper bags?

500 units for paper bags with rope or ribbon handles, and 2000 units for twisted handle paper bags. The MOQ is based on every unique bag (e.g. size, design).

Where is your packaging produced?

Our packaging is produced with our vetted network of suppliers in China and shipped directly from China to your destination.

What are your lead times?

Production typically takes 12-16 days, and 16-21 days for larger volume orders. Shipping times will depend on the shipping channel you choose. Read more about the full process here.

How long does shipping take?

Air freight options range from 7-21 days, while ocean freight options range from 26-71 days. If you need some packaging expedited earlier, consider splitting your shipment between air and ocean!

Can I purchase a sample before placing an order?

Absolutely! We have a range of sample types for different purposes. Whether you're looking to test the size of your box or want to verify colors and artwork, we've got you covered. Explore all sample options here.

Can you provide me with a dieline template?

Dielines are provided after you've placed your order for a sample or production.

What format should I provide my artwork to you in?

Please send us your artwork in a dieline file (PDF or AI format) that can be edited in Adobe Illustrator. Please keep the dieline as a separate layer in your AI file, and be sure to follow all of these dieline design tips to ensure your artwork file is production-ready.

Custom Paper Bag Ordering Process

A simple, 6-step process for getting custom printed retail bags, with dedicated support and ongoing consulting every step of the way.

1. Get a quote

Go to PackMojo Pro and customize your paper bags to get a quote.

2. Purchase a sample (optional)

Get a sample of your paper bag to test size and quality before starting a bulk order.

3. Place your order

Choose your preferred shipping method and place your order on our platform.

4. Upload artwork

Add your artwork to the dieline template that we tailor make to your paper bag specifications.

5. Start production

Once your artwork is approved, we'll start production, which typically takes 12-16 days.

6. Ship packaging

After passing quality assurance, we'll ship your packaging to your specified location(s).

Get Started with Paper Bags Today

Continue to PackMojo Pro to customize your paper bags and get quotes.