Sauce Depot has invested heavily in our private label program, combining
a commercial inkjet label printer for small minimum orders of just 12
bottles, and a commercial digital label printer for larger runs. This
gives us the flexibility of producing very small orders, which are great
for gift giving opportunities and market tests, while also being able to produce in large
volume extremely quickly. We have a complete, standalone private
label system to give us the best possible turnaround times, usually
shipping within one day of when your order is placed- and sometimes even
the same day.
Printing of as few
as 12 labels is done on our commercial inkjet label printer. Because it uses
ink the risk is greater of smearing or running in the label. While
today's inks and commercial label papers are much better than a few
years ago, it is not possible to get complete resistance to moisture,
such as condensation (removing from a fridge) or wet hands.
Because the inks penetrate below the top layer of the label stock these
labels are usually slightly glossier than those printed on a toner-based
Printing on our
commercial digital label printer starts at 60 total labels.
This system is capable of printing literally thousands of labels in a
very short time, and at prices very competitive with large runs of
labels through a label printing company. As a result we can turn
around orders of hundreds, or even thousands of bottles much more
quickly than if you order labels through a printing company. Because
this printing system uses dry toner, and not ink, there is no risk of
smearing. These labels are slightly less glossy, but they also
tend to be more resistant to scratching and fading.
color matching is available with our commercial digital printer.
For special labels, such as those printed on foil, we
can work with you to get your labels printed by a label printing
company, and hold your labels on hand for you. While special
labels often cost more, you may feel that this extra cost is worthwhile,
depending on your market and artwork.
Our label applicator is used on orders starting at 24 bottles
(total combined labels in one size). Due to the setup time it is
often faster for us to hand label orders of only 12 bottles. If
you want to ensure that your bottles are labeled with the label
applicator you may request this when your order is placed.