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Vacuum food sealers are highly useful machines. But there are a few food items that should not be vacuum-sealed or require a few simple steps before they are safe to vacuum seal. These food items are often ones that contain anaerobic bacteria, which can grow without the presence of air. Vacuum sealers are able to



Freezing vacuum-sealed food is a great way to save time and money. If put to good use a vacuum food sealer can be a highly beneficial kitchen tool to have. Using a vacuum sealer can generally extend your food’s shelf life by 3-5 times. Vacuum sealer bags also keep your food free from dehydration and



Street food has boomed in popularity over the last few years across all of the UK’s major cities. It is easy to understand why it has become such a successful industry – it offers consumers a range of restaurant-quality meals at significantly lower prices. So if you are passionate about food and want to start



A vacuum packer is one of those kitchen gadgets you don’t realise how much you will use until you actually buy one. Vacuum packers have many beneficial uses and are safe and easy to use. This article will explain how exactly a vacuum packer works and explore the many benefits of this effective tool. What



The changes ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic have percolated pretty much every industry and sector on the planet. The food industry is diverse, stretching from food research, development and manufacturing to the hospitality and entertainment industries. Closures to brick-and-mortar stores, pubs, restaurants and other food shops have had a huge knock-on effect, the brunt



Food waste promises to be a hot topic in 2021. Data collected by the Sustainable Restaurant Association found that £1.8bn worth of takeaway food was thrown away in the UK in 2019. £376m of that was binned at the takeaway itself whereas the remaining £1.4bn was thrown away by households. Customers surveyed cited that overblown



Food preservation is a fundamental aspect of the restaurant and catering industry. A vacuum food packer removes the oxygen out of a vacuum bag which contains your food product. Oxygen is one of the key components to food spoilage, so by removing the air around your food it will ensure that it lasts longer. Therefore,



Food is a precious commodity. Vacuum packing is one of the best ways to store food, and it provides many benefits. You can find both portable, large-scale, and built-in vacuum sealers. The variety of different countertop and handheld vacuum packers on the market means that finding the perfect vacuum sealer for you and your price



New Year’s Eve is a fantastic opportunity to reflect on the highs and lows of the previous years; to commiserate the losses and celebrate the wins. More importantly, it’s a night for looking ahead at all of the exciting opportunities that the new year can bring. Whether you choose to celebrate New Year’s Eve with


By | December 20th, 2020 | Vacuum Packer

One of the highlights of the year – every year – is the big, delicious family feast we all enjoy on Christmas Day. And, while 2020 made for a very different year and a very different Christmas, most of us still got to sit down with someone we love and enjoy a celebratory Christmas Dinner.


By | December 10th, 2020 | Vacuum Sealer

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