The demands on packaging performance can sometimes be high and a new project for ovenable panninis to be served o commercial airlines was no exception. The panninis needed to be re-headed inside the wrapper from a frozen state in a conventional oven. In addition, the airlines wanted the film to be printed with a full colour photographic image.
The pannini manufacturer commissioned film-packaging specialists National Flexible for the project the company is well-known for its expertise in the field of converting ovenable films for this type of application. The company was quickly able to specify a suitable film and had knowledge of specialist inks that would be ideally suited.
The special food-grade inks are able to withstand extremes of temperature and are resistant to moisture.