Steam-Ready Packaging: Family Cooking For The Next Generation
Parents today are looking for healthy ways to feed their family fast. Recently, steam-ready packaging has become the package format of choice for brand owners looking to deliver that gourmet eating experience in under 5 minutes. Foods like fresh vegetables, fish and seafood, and ready meals (also known as Home Meal Replacements or HMR’s), lend themselves to steam cooking. By using steaming bags, companies are able to deliver “next generation” cooking results by enhancing a foods’ natural flavor, texture, and nutritional profiles.
How Steam-Ready Packaging Works
The regulated steam release and high-pressure steam cooking retains a foods’ natural moisture, lending itself to superior flavor, texture, and nutrition. These materials come in both barrier and non-barrier high OTR film versions, allowing for a range of package conditions from fresh MAP (Modified Atmosphere Packaging), fresh produce, and frozen applications. In the case of the non-barrier film used for fresh produce, the micro porous steam-venting strip is “breathable”, allowing for the high OTR many fresh vegetables require for optimal shelf life.
The Benefits of Steam-Ready Packaging
At NB3, we know how important it is to stand out from the crowd when marketing consumer products. We also understand the need to provide the highest quality products to your customers. Steam-ready packaging can help provide on-the-go healthy meals to your audience. With almost no prep-time, and easy cleanup, this type of product packaging is ideal for busy working individuals and families. In addition, with enhanced flavor and nutritional profiles, Steam-Ready Packaging gives your customers the quality products they deserve.
How NB3 Can Help Steam-Ready Package Your Product
NB3 has the ability to provide steam packaging as roll stock or stand-alone pouches. The film will run on form/fill/seal equipment, tray lidding machines and L bar sealers and can be printed. Contact us today to learn more about Steam-Ready Packaging for your products.