Wrapping Up Hot Deli Foods
Leak-resistant — holds food, sauces, gravies, etc. properly
Retains heat and vents steam efficiently
One-piece design requiring no assembly that eliminates container and lid inventory issues
What this all points to is more convenience for consumers.
The Hot’ n Handy film is coextruded versus laminated, he added.
“The added flexibility makes it easier to load products,” he continued.
New packaging solutions from Reynolds include its rotisserie line of roasters made from polypropylene, and its jumbo platters.
Key for future hot deli-food packaging will be the features of portability, convenience, and food safety, Becker says.
Just what type of packaging would be conducive to on-the-go packaging for hot deli food depends on the food.
Eating a hamburger has always been a messy proposition for on-the-go consumers.
One possible solution is food-product oriented.
Another packaging option for certain types of hot deli foods is the push-up package used primarily by the dairy industry.
One thing is for certain: New packaging options for hot deli foods in the future will only be limited by the imagination. NP