Today, frozen foods have become indispensable for many people with the lack of time brought on by the changing lifestyle and busy work and school life. Factors such as fast and easy cooking and longer storage in urbanization and fast-paced life have increased the commitment to frozen food. The most important element that keeps these foods as fresh as the first day is the packaging. With the increasing demand for frozen foods, developments in the packaging sector suitable for this product have become inevitable.
Frozen food packaging converts the remaining moisture in the product into ice thanks to the freezing process and is a protection method that helps the product to be stored longer and maintain its freshness. Frozen foods, which are more sensitive than other products and maintain their long shelf life in this way, are offered to the market with appropriate packaging and storage conditions.
Frozen food packaging is used for fruits and vegetables, frozen seafood such as fish, shrimp, mussels, frozen seafood such as fish, shrimp, mussels, and frozen fast food products such as ready-made pizza, lahmacun, pastry, french fries, etc. by applying a cooling process.
What Should Be Considered in Frozen Food Packaging?
Frozen foods are more vulnerable to spoilage and possible odors. When it encounters any contact with oxygen, it will lose its frozen structure and cause the product to deteriorate. Proper packaging is very important to prevent any microbial spoilage and loss of texture and taste. In the packaging process of frozen foods, cold environment resistance should be increased and air permeability should be eliminated. In this way, it will contain its taste and texture balance and will be resistant to moisture and microbes coming from the external environment. Frozen food packaging with increased protection against vapor, moisture, and odors with barrier films will be preferred over other packaging without the necessary preservation solutions with long shelf life, freshness preservation, and customer satisfaction.
Which Materials Are Used in Frozen Food Manufacturing?
- OPP / PE
- MAT BOPP + PE
- MAT PET + PE
- PET / PET METALLIZED / PE
Frozen food packages manufactured by UCSA Packaging are manufactured in accordance with the necessary preservation solutions and hygiene conditions. For more information, please contact us!