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Nextbio keeps coffee fresh with bag-in-box

Quality is everything at SIG. We know the importance of producing high-quality, sustainable pouches, cartons, and bag-in-box packaging, and we also understand how vital it is for our partners to depend on us to deliver quality to their customers. After all, if something is packaged poorly or doesn't preserve the quality of what's inside, it essentially becomes unusable—an outcome that runs counter to everything we believe and strive for. 


NEXTBIO is a biotech company using patented technology to make cold brew coffee and tea extracts—both of which can deteriorate in quality when exposed to oxygen. They aim to ensure their coffee and tea extracts taste as fresh as the first brew. Like SIG, NEXTBIO is committed to sustainability, and they balance their commitment to promoting technology with creating a product with minimal environmental impact. 

The challenge: going stale

NEXTBIO prides itself on the quality of its product, so the final piece of the puzzle—how to package its coffee extracts—needed to be top-notch. The moment coffee is brewed, it goes through chemical changes, most worryingly, oxidation, which causes coffee to taste stale and rancid over time. That’s why NEXTBIO needed a solution for shipping and storing their coffee extracts to prevent this process and keep their meticulously prepared coffee extracts fresh. 


“We were introduced to SIG through BUNN, a dispenser company we’re working with on cold brew packaging,” a spokesperson for NEXTBIO shared. “Thanks to SIG’s support, we developed a 3L bag-in-box that can be connected to a coffee dispenser.”

The solution: as fresh as the day it was brewed

NEXTBIO placed its new bag-in-box packaging, utilizing our aseptic packaging technology, in retail locations. Customers immediately took notice: they understood the packaging would ensure the integrity of their products and made dispensing extracts quick and easy. 


It also stood out on the shelf: “Other competitors use canned or bottled packaging. Compared to other conventional packaging, bag-in-box allows us to increase the volume of our products and extend the shelf life after it’s been opened. Our customers, including cafe and restaurant owners, are satisfied with the convenience of the flexible packaging dispensers because this system reduces serving time.”


Switching to bag-in-box also ended up being more cost-efficient. Not only was NEXTBIO able to guarantee their products were delivered to customers without any loss of quality, but the bag-in-box packaging substantially reduced their packaging costs.

The result: a fresh answer

It's rewarding to partner with companies that care about sustainability as much as we do. One of NEXTBIO's core beliefs is to care for the well-being of "nature, people, and the future." By partnering with us, NEXTBIO was able to:

  • Ensure the integrity of their extracts from start to finish
  • Have peace of mind that, once their extracts were in customers' hands, their packaging would keep products fresh from the first sip to the last drop
  • Align with their overarching goals of creating products that are all-natural and good for the globe—no chemicals or mystery preservatives are needed to keep cold brew extracts at their peak with our packaging

We provide bag-in-box packaging for all your needs—get in touch and we'll find the perfect solution for you!