The correct packaging material combination in production is needed to ensure that meat packaging is product safe.
Advantageous gain of product use
Meat packaging can be really expensive as the packaging material as to go through a series of processes to ensure that it is suitable for various meat products. There are various other advantageous reasons for meat packaging such as;
- Meat is protected from contamination, as moist-sensitive products can be packaged in vacuum bags. This includes the process whereby excess air is removed from the bag which ensures that products are kept fresher for longer.
- Creative bags have a way of attracting and retaining consumers
- Meat packaging ensures that nutritional information is displayed and communicated to consumers
- Meat packaging assist with transportation and storage processes
Functional use of packaging
The primary function of meat packaging would be to protect produce within packaging, however this is not the only reason for meat packaging .Meat packaging can be use to to extend the shelf life of products. We at Swiss Pac understand that different product categories require different packaging properties and we are able to produce just that. There are various meat product categories for which we cater such as ;
- Biltong (beef jerky)
The most popular meat packaging, bag style, amongst consumers would be the vacuum packaging bags as they elongate the shelf life of products.
Identification of package
The production of meat packaging includes mixing of various plastic films such as; MET, PE, PET and LLDPE that will ensure that packaging will be product safe. Swiss Pac provides modifications to meat packaging such as re’sealable zippers, a euroslot or bag windows to enhance the ease of product usage and overall package display. The following bag styles are available, in stock and custom options, for the manufacturing of meat packaging;
- Flat bottom bags
- Vacuum packaging bags
- Three side sealed bags
- Stand up pouch
- Pillow pouch