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MICRO PERFORATED FILMS

NOW Plastics offers a range of perforation patterns and hole diameters that have been specifically developed to extend the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables by controlling the respiratiory rates of the produce. By creating the ideal modified atmosphere packaging system, you can extend the shelf life of your fresh produce, reduce wastage caused by bruising or dropping, make your point of sale more applealing and increase your sales.

Packing Options:

Machinery:

Perforation Patterns:

P1-Lettuce
P8-Fine beans, Sugar snap Peas and Cabbage
P30-Tomatoes, Kiwi and Plums
P160-Peaches and Nectarines

Benifits:

 

LASER PERFORATED FILMS

NOW Plastics offers tailor made permeable films for Modified Atmosphere Packaging that has been developed to maintain freshness and extend shelf life of fresh produce.
 

Packaging Options:

  • Co-Ex BOPP or Cast PP 20-50 micron (1-2 mil) depending on the application
  • Anti fog coated available
  • 8 colors flexok, half tone or process printing
  • Available in bag form

Machinery:

  • Horizontal and vertical form fill seal equipment

Examples of some Applications:

  • Prepared Salads
  • Cut or sliced vegetable
  • Fruit
  • Cut Flowers

Benefits:

  • Extend the shelf life of your produce up to 14 days
  • Reduce waste at the supermarket or home
  • Maintain quality and freshness of your produce
  • Tranport fresh produce over greater distances

 

PUNCHED HOLE FILMS

NOW Plastics offers 5, 8 & 10 mm diameter punched hole film which provides higher gas transmissions than micro perforation and enhances product display and presentation as well as extends shelf life. Custom patterns are available on request.

Packaging Options:

  • Co-Ex BOPP or Cast PP 20-50 micron (1-2 mil)
  • 8 Colors flex, half tone or process printing available depending on the application.

Machinery:

  • Horizontal and vertical form fill seal equipment

Applications:

  • Tomatoes, peppers, asparagus, onions, peaches, nectarines and grapes

Benefits:

  • Enhance visual appearance, superior printing presentation, increase sales, reduce wastage