Custom Food Labels

Bring your food products to life with our custom food label printing services. Your products deserve more than just a label, they deserve a visual identity that informs and leaves a lasting impression. Discover how Harkwell’s custom food labels can be customised to perfectly represent your brand.

Customisation Options for your food labels

We understand that one size does not fit all when it comes to food packaging. That’s why we offer a wide range of customisation options to ensure that your labels perfectly align with your brand identity and product specifications. Here are some of the customisation options we provide:

Materials: We offer a variety of high-quality food safe materials, including biodegradable materials.

Size and Shape: Tailor the size and shape of your labels to fit your product, whether you need small stickers for individual items or larger labels for bulk containers we can accommodate you.

Colours: Choose any colour with our colour matching technology we can match your brand’s aesthetic and create eye-catching designs that will grab the consumers’ attention.

Finishes: Add something extra with finish options such as matt, gloss, or spot, or opt for one of our speciality finishes like hot foil printing and tactile varnishes.

Additional Features: Enhance your labels by adding a QR code, a barcode, or a removable adhesive for easy application and removal.

Our customisation options, gives you the flexibility to create food labels that perfectly match your brand.

What are the requirements for food labels?

Food labels must display specific information to meet UK standards, a crucial aspect to research before printing. Ensure your food label includes the following information:

  • Product Name: Clearly state the name of the food product.
  • Ingredient List: Provide a full list of ingredients used, ensuring transparency for consumers.
  • Expiration Date: Include the best before or use by date.
  • Allergen Information: Clearly mention any potential allergens or warnings.
  • Country of Origin: Specify where the food product originated.
  • Usage Instructions: Include any cooking and storage recommendations.


For detailed guidelines on food label requirements, consult the Food Standards Agency.

Let Harkwell be your partner in creating custom food labels that elevate your brand, enhance your product packaging, and leave a lasting impression on your customers.

Perfecting Food Labeling with Harkwell: Effortless Process, Eco-Friendly Solutions, Exceptional Quality


We’ll start by understanding your specific label needs, including the size, design, and quantity.

We offer a variety of material options, labels are printed on different materials for different reasons. White/Silver filmic is a firm favourite for it’s durability and price, however we have created some beautifully designed labels using our very competitively priced silver filmic, which is a customer favourite.  However the firm favourite among the Harkwell team is our luxurious “Cane Fibre” paper made from Sugar cane by-products, which make them biodegradable and compostable.

Artwork Preparation

Our in-house team of University-trained graphic designers can make necessary amendments, including text changes, resizing, and batch creation.

We offer a free preflight service to ensure your artwork is print-ready and free from any foreseeable issues.

Printing and Quality Control

We use HP digital printing technology to produce high-quality labels. This method allows us to handle small to large print runs without additional costs for multiple SKUs.

Our buddy check system ensures that each step is reviewed by a secondary person for accuracy. If we find any mistakes, we correct them and restart the job if necessary.

Our QA manager, Gary,  investigates any issues. He  implements corrective actions, and updates procedures to prevent future mistakes.


We complete all local deliveries using our electric van to minimise our carbon footprint.

Our factory is equipped with 188 solar panels that generate sustainable electricity.

We recycle heat from the presses to warm the factory in winter, reducing our energy consumption.

We are committed to Zero Waste to Landfill initiatives, ensuring that no waste from our production process ends up in landfills.

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