decorative shredded paper and fill for gift packaging

Get Gifting Right with Recyclable Shredded Paper & Decorative Fill

Gifting works! It doesn’t have to be complicated or cost the earth, and it’s not just for Christmas either. We’ve seen first hand how our customers use simple gift ideas to top up their profits throughout the year. Which is why shred & fill is a brilliant addition that allows you to seasonalise your gifting throughout the year.

Our range of shred & fill comes in an array of dazzling colours to help you stuff your hampers, showcase products, enhance your brand and protect goods all at the same time. And for those eco-warriors, it’s good to note that all our SizzlePak and Very Fine Cut ranges are 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable and our wood wool can be recycled, reused, composted or burned completely.

But which shred to choose?

It’s hard to go wrong with SizzlePak . It’s by far our most popular shred and lends itself beautifully to almost any packaging or display application. Available in a bunch of colours for seasonal gifting or brand matching, but it’s not the only product we offer. To help you decide which is best for you, consider the key benefits of SizzlePak , Very Fine, wood wool & paper Wool.

Boxes and packs of decorative shredded paper and wood wool

SizzlePak – 3-ply concertinaed paper cut into narrow strips

SizzlePak shred and fill is a very efficient, easy to use and visually appealing way to fill void spaces in hampers and gift boxes. It is made from 3 ply paper cut into narrow strips, then into short lengths and then concertinaed. This allows it to retain its shape and not compact too much in transit. Simply pick up a handful and drop it into the box. No annoying tails or teasing out required.
It is a hamper and gift packer’s dream.

  • Best support for heavier objects like jars and bottles
  • Environmentally friendly and 100% recyclable
  • Retains shape filling void spaces effectively during transit
  • Ready to use straight from the box


Very Fine Cut – Shredded paper made in a straight configuration

Veryfine cut is a shredded paper that is made in a straight configuration. It is available in 5kg and 10kg boxes and is ideal for use in smaller presentation boxes and gift bags. It is a decorative fill that is widely used across the hamper, deli and drinks trades. A good alternative to Wood Wool as VeryFine Cut is virtually dust-free. However, this product does need to be teased apart.

All VeryFine Cut shred is now made with 100% recycled paper.

  • Ideal for smaller presentation boxes and gift bags
  • A colourful alternative to wood wool 
  • Available in both 5kg and 10kg boxes
  • Does need to be teased apart


Wood Wool Kiln dried wood shavings from the pine and spruce tree

Wood wool is a packaging material made from the kiln-dried wood shavings of the pine and spruce tree. Not only is it natural, biodegradable and eco-friendly, but it’s made using the excess bits of wood that might otherwise be thrown away. Sourced from sustainably managed forests, our wood wool is kiln dried so that not a single nasty chemical is used in its production. That means it’s safe to use in food hampers, with toiletries or pet bedding.

  • Best value for money
  • Natural, bio-degradable and eco-friendly
  • Sources from sustainable forests
  • Cost-effective and safe to use in food hampers



Below each product on our website is a list of details that will help you cut down planning time. When you need to know how much shred or fill to use in your hampers, look beneath your chosen box and you’ll find the approximate weight based on 50% fill, 50% product.

weight of shred required explained on the wbc website

Buy in bulk for bigger savings!

Because we’re a wholesale supplier, we offer discounts on our trade prices when you bulk buy, it just takes a bit of planning ahead. Currently, buying elsewhere? Tell us and we’ll match the price on like for like product!  Ask us for a quote and start saving today. 

Cost-saving tip!

For an economical top tip from our experts, fill your hamper base with the excess recycled packing material you have lying around, cover with a layer of tissue paper then sprinkle

Did you know?

SizzlePak was originally designed and patented by John Ratzenberger. Does the name ring any bells? How ‘bout the bloke who played Cliff off the US sitcom ‘Cheers’ – no joke!


Kraft crinkle cut and navy blue veryfine cut shredded paper for gift packaging

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