Retort Pouches

Retort Pouches

What is PET ?

PET stands for polyethylene terephthalate, a plastic resin and a form of polyester. Polyethylene terephthalate is a polymer that is formed by combining two monomers: modified ethylene glycol and purified terephthalic acid. PET is the type of plastic labeled with the #1 code on or near the bottom of bottles and containers and is commonly […]

OTR (oxygen transmission rate)

OTR (oxygen transmission rate) is the steady state rate at which oxygen gas permeates through a film at specified conditions of temperature and relative humidity. Value are expressed in cc/100 SI /24 hr in US standard units and CC/Sqm/24hr in metric (or SI) units. Standard test conditions are 73F(23C) and 0%RH. An industry rule -of-thumb […]

Retort Pouches

Retort Pouches

A retort pouch is a type of food packaging created by aseptic processing, made from multiple layers of flexible laminate, allowing for the sterile packaging of a wide variety of food and drink, ranging from water to fully-cooked, thermo-stabilized (heat-treated) high-caloric meals such as Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MREs) which can be eaten cold, warmed by submersing […]