When cooking and warming up a fancy vegetable mix or a complete meal, the focus is on retaining quality, flavor, and nutritional value. That is why the Dutch company, Bordex Packaging, recently developed the PressurePack microwave packaging.
It has a valve built into the side of the packaging. This valve ensures air is released in a controlled manner. The valve also provides the correct pressure during heating and cooking. This makes for flavor retention and a crispy 'bite'.
How does the PressurePack work? Directly after the food has been prepared, the container is sealed. The EasySteam valve releases excess pressure in a controlled manner. As soon as the contents are sufficiently cool, the valve is put in 'locked mode' (see photo).
This setting seals the container completely and free of air. The tamper-evident (TE) seal guarantees this container is only used once. Before the end-user warms up the meal, they must break the TE seal. The meal or portion of vegetables can now go into the microwave.
Cooking & heating
The PressurePack was not only developed for warming food up. It can also be used to cook raw and fresh ingredients. The controlled steam transfer ensures that the contents cook quickly. The EasySteam valve guarantees the correct pressure. A fresh meal can, therefore, be placed on the table in just a few minutes.
With the PressurePack concept, additional material is not needed to make the container sides sturdy. EcoFit technology ensures the containers can be manufactured weighing less than comparable standard containers. The PressurePack container can also be recycled as a single material.
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