Jerky sold at grocery and convenience stores requires long shelf life often adding an oxygen absorbing packet inside the package to maintain freshness. U.S. Jerky and meat snack market is over $2.5 billion in annual sales. SoFresh™ film CAN replace the oxygen absorbing packets and reduce the amount of nitrite preservatives required to achieve extended shelf life at retail.
Bacon bits supplied by foodservice distributors and retail require a shelf life extending oxygen absorbing packet inside the packaging to maintain freshness. SoFresh film can replace the oxygen absorbing packets and significantly reduce the amount of nitrite preservatives required to achieve extended shelf life for bacon bit packaging.
In the future SoFresh will address mold issues in dried fruit, nuts, spices and other low moisture foods.