Most oleh-oleh are usually packed in ordinary plastic, but did you know that vacuum seal bags are actually a much better choice? Keep on reading to discover some of their useful benefits.
Keeps air out
Air is sucked out during the vacuuming process, so your oleh-oleh doesn’t go stale.
Prevents oxygen from entering
The benefit of vacuum bags is that it removes oxygen from the packaging, and prevents it from getting in. Oxygen affects food in various ways – including odour, colour, taste and texture – so removing it keeps food fresh and reduces the growth of bacteria.
Ensures product quality
Because vacuum seal bags keep air and oxygen out, it helps your food last until its expiration date. This assures your customers that your food quality stays consistent.
Heat-resistant and anti-tear
Vacuum seal bags are made using a special material that makes it resistant to heat, so the product inside stays protected. In addition, the elastic nature of the material makes it difficult to tear so the packaged product stays safe until it’s opened.
Now that you know the benefits of using vacuum seal bags for your packaging, you should consider using them for your oleh-oleh. It should be noted, however, that dry foods like crackers are easily crushed and may not be ideal for vacuum sealing. Do also note that the estimated expiration date of the product during the packaging and never do anything that can decrease the quality of your food.