Paper sacks are made from paper and are used to hold various materials, such as flour, sugar, coffee, or potatoes. They vary in size and construction, but all paper sacks have a few common features. A paper sack is generally rectangular, with a flat bottom and two side panels that are glued or stitched together. The top of the sack is left open, and the sack is typically closed with a drawstring or a flap. Paper sacks are produced in a variety of sizes and designs. The most common type of paper sack is the kraft paper sack, which is made from brown kraft paper. Kraft paper sacks are strong and durable, and are often used for heavy materials such as cement or sand. Other types of paper sacks include those made from bleached paper, which are softer and more elegant than kraft paper sacks. Bleached paper sacks are often used for lighter materials, such as sugar or flour. Paper sacks can be decorated with logos, graphics, or other branding elements. They can also be printed with instructions or other information. Paper sacks are produced in many different countries, including the United States, China, India, and the Dominican Republic.