Food packaging specialist, Faerch Plast, has launched what it says is the “world’s first” ovenable CPET skin pack.
The company’s latest innovation is an “ultra-hygienic” way of allowing consumer to place uncooked meat and poultry products directly in to the oven or microwave without removing any of the immediate packaging or touching the raw food.
The company worked with UK and Ireland-based companies, ABP and Bemis Flexible Packaging, to develop a lightweight ovenable pack using Bemis’ SkinCOOK technology, that is said to have significant barrier and strength properties and delivers major benefits for processor, retailer and consumer.
The new packs are said to be the “world’s fist” ovenable CPET skin pack
“These ovenable skin packs are truly revolutionary. With the special SkinCOOK topweb from Bemis Flexible Packaging, they can be cooked from chilled or frozen without being unwrapped in any way,” commented Joe Iannidinardo, Managing Director at Faerch Plast UK.
“The packs also offer enhanced consumer appeal, shelf space efficiency and maximum protection to products during transit and in store. Cooking time is reduced by up to 20 percent for a conventional oven and 40 percent for microwave and there are no unsightly meat juices on show. Plus there is significant shelf life improvement which helps reduce food waste.”
CPET eliminates negative effects on food flavour and aroma, giving consumers well-protected, more versatile and better tasting meals.