industries are improving their packaging for their products by upgrading the
existing packaging and coming up with better ones. Such demand for such
packaging that is not only on-the-go convenience but also serves well in the
home setting making it very flexible. The structural design is what endears
consumers to such products which make manufactures to find innovative ways to
come up with the most superior eye-catching packaging.
A recent package
development outfit at Hillshire Brands Co. in Chicago has come up with a
microwave-friendly packaging for frozen sandwiches. The Heat Fresh Pouch as it
is aptly named won a gold award for technical innovation in the 2014 Flexible
Packaging Achievement Awards.
The pouch is
beneficial to the consumer is a better tasting and evenly heated sandwich with
a more convenient packaging. Jeff Czarny, director of packaging R&D at
Hillshire Brands says that the packaging is moisture balancing that is
self-venting and absorbent due to a nonwoven film component.
He also adds
that compared to a standard plastic pouch that ends up making your bread soggy
in the bottom and hard on the top, the new packaging balances everything with
your sandwich remaining intact.
How is This Possible?
allows the sandwich to heat evenly regardless of the ingredients by venting
steam that is in excess and absorbing any extra vapor. The Heat Fresh Pouch
achieves this because the product formulation was observed compared to how it
interacts with the package to come up with such a superior packaging.
drives the steam to every ingredient in the sandwich to ensure they are all
heat up nicely and evenly to avoid overheating some while others are cold. This
enables consumers to have an evenly heated sandwich as the pouch is microwave
friendly and balances the heating part which is also faster and simpler making
this an ideal solution.
packaging, you have to remove the sandwich, wrapping it in paper towel before
microwaving it then flipping it and repeating the process with specific
settings to avoid a soggy mess.
With the new
packaging, you skip the removing the sandwich and wrapping it in paper towel
part. The microwave settings aren’t as stringent either, all you need is 80-90
seconds which is less time compared to the close to 3 minutes needed for the
With such strong
advantages being touted, it is no wonder that flexible packaging is on the rise
for both solid foods and beverages.
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