Distribution of dairy products is one of the most important activities in the production process deciding about the organization of production and the course of technological processes. Such products should be provided with suitable containers with protective coatings, maintain the appropriate temperature during transport, and most importantly, the sterility of the means of transport. Choosing the right packaging for perishable products is not an easy matter, as it has to fulfil many functions. The article presents some aspects of the packaging system and legal conditions for the distribution of selected dairy products. In the first chapter, short introduction for the issue of packaging market of dairy products is presented. Second chapter outlines the selected legal acts regarding food transport in Poland. Selected aspects in terms of choosing the type of packaging and used materials are described in chapter 3. The last chapter contains conclusions and final remarks for the distribution of selected dairy products.