Polypropylene (PP) is ideal for chill and ambient conditions as well as higher temperature applications such as reheating in a microwaves oven. To be used between 0°C and +65°C.
> Suitable for hot food packaging
> Certified for food contact
> Can be top sealed with film (lock seal or easy open)
> Many items can also close with a snap on lid, separate or hinged
> Suitable for use in a microwaves oven, hot filling, pasteurization
> A special PP version (Copolymer) can be used in freezing conditions
> Recyclable> Suitable for Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) for short life fresh products (e.g. fresh meat, cut salad)
> Big variety of shapes, dimensions and compartments
> Standar colors: transparent, black or white
Optionally more colors such as green, yellow, blue and orange on order.
Mainly used in:
> Fresh meat, fish
> Ready meals, delivery
> Fresh cut salad
> Agricultural products
> Dry Nuts
> In general, whichever product needs high temperatures treatment (except baking in oven)
It is noted that Kapelis Packaging has developed a specific desktop manual tray sealer for ready meal applications in 187 x 137mm PP trays (and various depths).