Vacuum Skin Packaging

Enclose your product like a second skin using CRYOVAC® brand vacuum skin packaging.

01 Overview

 

Enclose your product like a second skin using CRYOVAC® brand vacuum skin packaging.

CRYOVAC® brand vacuum skin packaging is well suited for high-quality, case-ready products. The "second skin" helps preserve the freshness and extends the shelf life of the product. Materials used to create our vacuum skin packaging have been engineered to seal closely and tightly and remain free of tension, so product presentation remains optimal and holds firmly in place without the need to worry about leaks or purge.

  • Constrains purge and product movement enabling vertical merchandising
  • Highly robust freezer ready package, suitable for retail and e-commerce distribution
  • Minimize spoilage by having a tight vacuum skin film with a high oxygen barrier
  • Efficiently package protein products of assorted sizes, portions and quantities
  • Customize your offerings and choose from various bottom carrier options, such as rigid trays, flexible or semi-rigid bottom webs and more sustainable options like plant-based films or paperboard

  • Effortlessly preserves freshness and extends shelf life of product
  • Used with your choice of bottom carrier including flexible, semi-ridig, preformed trays and cardboard
  • Engineered to hold product firmly in place without leaks or purge
  • Available with barrier or non-barrier properties

02 Product Lines

Vacuum skin Packaging

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Darfresh®
Vacuum Skin Packaging


 

Combines a clear, highly formable top film with your choice of bottom carrier in an assortment of sizes and substrate options to customize your offering. Increased sustainable total package options available when combined with our semi-rigid, plant-based rollstock or our Darfresh® on Board solution that is curbside recyclable when film is separated from the cardboard.

Darfresh® 10K OTR
Vacuum Skin Packaging


Ideal for fresh or frozen seafood, this highly permeable top film complies with FDA regulations with a guaranteed oxygen transmission rate (OTR) of greater than 10,000 cc/m2/24 hr @ STP (ASTM D3985) in VSP applications. Now available with easy-open or lock-down top web. This film can be combined with a variety of carrier options including flexible, semi-rigid, preformed rigid trays as well as more sustainable options like plant-based rollstock and cardboard. 

Simple Steps®
Meal Packaging


This vacuum-sealed, microwavable solution is a no prep, easy-open package with a steam heating and self-venting design that doesn’t compromise on taste, freshness or convenience — while delivering a high-quality experience. Available in your choice of plate, tray or bowl in a vairety of colors and sizes. This ready to eat solution also meets USFDA guidelines that ensure heating does not result in the formation of substances considered unsafe for human consumption.

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CRYOVAC® brand Darfresh® vacuum skin packaging

 

CRYOVAC® brand Darfresh® vacuum skin packaging combines our high-quality thermoforming rollstock as the flexible top web with a range of bottom carriers including pre-made trays, semi-rigid bottom web to create trays, or paperboard. Because the product itself serves as the forming die, each package is finished to a smooth, tight fit that can account for size and shape variation without the creation of folds or wrinkles.

  • Combines flexible, vacuum top web with a range of bottom carriers
  • Pair with a bottom carrier made with a plant-based (bio-based) barrier layer, recycled PET, or paperboard for an improved sustainability profile

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CRYOVAC® brand Darfresh® 10K OTR film

 

CRYOVAC® brand Darfresh® 10K OTR film is a highly permeable film that complies with USFDA guidelines for seafood packaging. This film is used as the top web component of vacuum skin packaging for seafood, and is compatible with all bottom carriers and equipment available in the CRYOVAC® brand Darfresh® portfolio.

  • Well suited for seafood packaging
  • Highly permeable film

  • Complies with USFDA guidelines for seafood packaging that specify the need for an oxygen transmission rate (OTR) greater than 10,000 cc/m2/24 hr @STP

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CRYOVAC® brand Simple Steps® meal packaging

 

CRYOVAC® brand Simple Steps® meal packaging offers a vacuum skin solution for convenience foods and microwavable, prepared meals. Vacuum technology helps preserve freshness without the need for chemical additives and steam-assisted technology of the top web helps food heat evenly.

  • Ideal for convenience foods and microwaveable, prepared meals
  • Steam-assisted technology helps food heat evenly in microwave

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