This is a food category that modern packaging methods have revolutionised for both consumers and brands. There are a number of flexible packaging methods that cater for hot filled, cold filled, post pack pasteurisation and retorted that provides product visibility, allowing the product to sell itself from the shelf.
Stand up pouches are a light-weight and durable replacement for cans and glass jars, providing a revolutionary packaging solution for many applications. This flexible packaging offers many advantages, allowing product visibility, better health and safety in handling, reducing transport and storage costs as well as improving production line costs.
Creating a shelf stable product for fresh produce is made easy using retorting in flexible packaging. The food is first vacuum sealed then heated to in excess of 120 Deg C in a retort chamber. This packaging is especially suitable for cooked and pre-prepared foods.