What is the difference between Feed Grade & Food Grade FIBC Bags?

FIBC Bags are a boon to the Food & Agriculture  Industry. You can store a wide variety of Food & Agricultural produce inside the bag without worrying about the bag getting torn, and stock getting damaged due to moisture intrusion and external natural contaminants.

You can easily store & transport up to 2500 kg of products & goods in a single FIBC Jumbo Bag. Your products are completely safe and secured in Jumbo FIBC Bags.

When it comes to FIBC Jumbo Bags application usage in the food & agriculture industry, people often get confused between feed grade and food grade as these terms are used interchangeably, when in reality, both are different terms.

In this blog, we will walk you through the difference between Feed Grade & Food Grade FIBC Bags.

What is a Feed Grade FIBC Jumbo Bag?

Feed grade generally refers to products specially designed for animal consumption, including cattle stock, farm livestock, pets, and zoo animals. Feed Grade products are not certified safe for human consumption.

Facilities involved in the production of Feed Grade have different production & manufacturing standards compared to products meant for human consumption.

Bag manufacturing companies engaged in the production of Feed Grade FIBC Bags use recycled resins that are different from FIBC Bags designed for storing human consumption products.

Feed Grade products storage FIBC Bags do not require certifications and standards, which are necessary for FIBC Bags manufactured for human products storage.

What is a Food Grade FIBC Jumbo Bag?

Food-grade products are products & goods intended for human consumption, such as rice, coffee, beans, barley, spices, sugar, flour, and nuts.

Food-grade products are manufactured in facilities certified by Food & Drug Administration (FDA), British Retail Consortium (BRC), or any other recognized authority. Food Grade FIBC Jumbo Bags are also manufactured in facilities certified by a recognized authority like British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Food Grade Jumbo FIBC Bags are manufactured from virgin PP (polypropylene) material that is safe, non-toxic, durable, and 100% recyclable.

Food Grade Products allow for up to 100 parts per million (ppm) or mold & protect from potential natural contaminates while complying with specifications and standards defined by BRC. These standards and specifications are deemed safe for storing Food Products for human consumption.


To summarize, Feed Grade products are related to animal consumption, and Food-Grade products are related to human consumption. After reading the blog, you will have clarity that manufacturing of Feed Grade & Food-Grade FIBC Jumbo Bags is different.

However, if you have questions, contact us, and our sales representatives will contact you. We are available via call at +91-99798 80522 or email at [email protected].

At Jumbobagshop, we sell a wide range of FIBC Jumbo Bags, including FIBC Jumbo Baffle Bags for food-grade product storage and FIBC Silage Bags for feed-grade product storage.

You can shop for other bags online on our website, designed for food-grade product storage. All our Jumbo FIBC Bags are manufactured from virgin PP (polypropylene), which is safe, non-toxic, durable, and 100% recyclable.