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Bulk bags go by various names – flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs), jumbo bags, super sacks or jumbo totes – no matter what you call them, these versatile and strong bulk packaging solutions are useful in various industries. When it comes to purchasing bulk bags in South Africa, Custom Bulk Bags should be your go-to manufacturer and supplier.

We are able to produce up to 3.5 million FIBCs every year. All of our products have a minimum safety factor rating of 5:1, which means that they can safely hold up to five times their intended load. Our UN-certified bulk bags are also manufactured in accordance with international regulations and standards.

We have a long and proven track record of producing high-quality, durable and customisable FIBCs for a number of industries in South Africa. From mining and chemicals to agriculture and waste control, our bulk bags are the preferred choice for local businesses that need to store and transport bulk quantities of material.

Custom Bulk bags production floor

Where to buy bulk bags

Our manufacturing facility is located in New Germany on the outskirts of Durban, but we also have a sewing and assembly plant in Bloemfontein. We can ship bulk bags nationwide with a reliable delivery service, which ensures that you receive your FIBCs on time. These products range in capacity and safe working load (SWL) from half a cubic metre (500kg) up to two cubic metres (2000kg).

They are a cost-effective packaging solution because they are reusable, recyclable and lightweight. They can be folded when not in use to minimise storage space. Our FIBCs can be tailored to meet your specific requirements, such as size, shape and design. This allows businesses to invest in bulk bags that perfectly suit their needs.

Custom Bulk Bags has been a trusted name in the South African market for many years. We are known for our commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction. We use the highest quality materials and manufacturing processes to ensure that our products are durable and reliable.

We are also dedicated to providing excellent customer service and ensuring that our clients are satisfied with their products and services. Our team of expert consultants are on-hand to guide you through the ordering and specification process. We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have and will help you to better understand your products.

Custom Bulk Bags employee setting up her sewing machine

What are bulk bags used for?

These large, flexible containers are made from woven tapes of polypropylene, which are extruded and woven on-site. They are widely used in a range of industries, including:

  • Agriculture – For storing and transporting grains, seeds, fertilisers and animal feed.
  • Mining – For handling minerals, ores and other mining materials.
  • Construction – For carrying sand, gravel, cement and other construction materials.
  • Chemicals – For transporting and storing various chemicals in powder, granular or flake form.
  • Food – For storing and transporting food products like sugar, salt and flour.
  • Others – Any business that needs to move or store large quantities of material, such as firewood, rubber crumb, plastic resin and raw materials.

Bulk bags offer numerous benefits to businesses across different industries. If you’re wondering where to buy bulk bags in South Africa, Custom Bulk Bags is here to help. With our focus on quality products, customisation options and commitment to customer satisfaction, you can trust Custom Bulk Bags to meet all your bulk bag needs. For more information about our bulk bags, please contact us today.


Custom Bulk Bags is a leading South African manufacturer of woven polypropylene bags for various industries, such as mining, chemicals and food. We are able to produce over 3.5-million bulk bags per year, keeping our customers in stock at all times. Our bags adhere to the highest levels of quality as a result of our stringent in-house testing and quality control programmes.

Custom Bulk Bags holds ISO 9001 certification and we currently have a number of UN-certified designs. We are a Level 2 B-BBEE manufacturer and supplier and fall under the ownership structure of Deneb Investments Limited. For more information on our products, contact Follow us on Facebook for our latest news and industry insights.