Black Twist Handle Paper Carrier Bags

Quality black paper carrier bags with twisted handles available in 4 sizes

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Black twist handle bag 18cmBlack twist handle bag 18cmTwist Handle Paper Bag, 18cm wide
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  • 14w x 21h x 7b cm | A6
  • 18w x 24h x 8b cm | A5
  • 22w x 28h x 10b cm | A5
  • 26w x 35h x 12b cm | A4
  • 32w x 42h x 12b cm | A4
  • 45w x 48h x 17b cm | A3
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Black twist handle paper bags add a touch of style to your business! With gussets at the sides and base, they are roomy and freestanding making them perfect for point of sale.

They look brilliant plain, co-ordinated with red tissue paper and ribbon, or have them printed with your design - the choice is yours!


We go straight to the manufacturer so you can feel confident that when you buy from APL Packaging you will be purchasing a consistent and great value product which we quality control.


All black twist bags are stocked in our Sussex warehouse. All plain stock is delivered next working day and printed from 7 working days.

What they made from?

These black paper carriers are made from kraft paper, this material naturally has a high tear resistance which gives the bag strength.

Our bags are black on the outside and natural brown inside EXCEPT the 14cm size which are white on the inside, each is finished with robust black twisted paper handles.

What thickness is the paper?

Paper thickness / weight is measured in 'grams per square metre' (GSM). The gsm varies across each size please see below for details:

  • 14w x 21h x 7b cm - 90 gsm
  • 18w x 24h x 8b cm - 90 gsm
  • 22w x 28h x 10b cm - 90 gsm
  • 26w x 35h x 12b cm - 100 gsm
  • 32w x 42h x 12b cm - 100 gsm
  • 45w x 48h x 17b cm - 110 gsm

Food Safe!

These twist handle carrier bags are European Parliament and Council certified, making them Food Safe.

To find proof of the Food Safety status, click here and here.


We are committed to providing good quality paper bags AND protecting the environment, so:-

  • Made by FSC certified manufacturers.
  • All the paper is sourced from sustainable European forests, including France, Austria and Scandinavia.
  • All waste from the production is recycled.
  • The bags are 100% reusable and recyclable.

  • Click here to find proof of biodegradability.
    • Best selling black twisted handle paper bags.
    • Certified food safe
    • Side gussets and freestanding base for lots of room
    • Ethically made and 100% recyclable
    • Black twist handle paper bags.
    • Perfect for Small gifts, perfume, fashion, jewellery, promotions, health and beauty products.
    Twist Handle Paper Bag, 18cm wide
    Width (cm)18
    Gusset depth (cm)8
    Height (cm)24
    Handle TypeTwisted paper handle secured to the inside of the bag
    Recyclable100% Recyclable
    Product RefTWIST/BLACK/18/24
    Twist Handle Paper Bag, 18cm wide
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