DuPont™ Surlyn® in Bacon Packaging
DuPont™ Surlyn® Stands Up to the Challenges of Packaging Bacon
Bacon is a product that has many packaging challenges. Typically, the seal areas are very narrow on high-speed bacon packaging equipment. In addition, bacon has a high fat content, and the fat contributes to a high degree of contamination in the seal area. Curwood Curlon® 1800 bacon films, which contain Surlyn® 1601 resins, are used by Farmland Foods to package their retail bacon line.
- Secure sealing -- even through greasy fats.
- Improved productivity due to increased machine speeds.
- Quality and flavor protection.
- Reduction in pinhole leakers.
- Enhanced aesthetics.
End User: Farmland Foods – Kansas City, Missouri
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