6 Foods You Can Vacuum Seal and Keep in Your Pantry
Dehydrated Fruit. Dried fruits - like apples, mangos, raisins and cranberries - don't need to be stored in the fridge and are well-suited for vacuum sealing, according to USA Emergency Supplies. ...
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Herbs and Spices. ...
Flour and Sugar.
What kind of food should not be vacuum sealed ?
Do not vacuum seal:
soft cheeses (blue cheese, brie, camembert, ricotta and other soft and unpasteurized cheeses)
freshly cooked or steamed vegetables (safe to vacuum seal after they are at room temperature)
Why vacuum packaging?
Vacuum packaging is a method that effectively extends the shelf life of the product and protects it from external factors. Since the oxygen in the air and air is isolated, the oxygen-absorbing microorganisms cannot survive and cannot destroy the food. Although it is not 100% completely isolated, vacuum packaging can indeed extend the shelf life a lot, so it is now advocated to use vacuum packaging bags to store food. Sealed packaging is also well suited for many non-food products. Includes some of the more valuable products: seat cushions, banknotes, electrical components, jewelry and watches. Applicable products do not stop there. Anything you can think of can be vacuum packed.
There are three basics for vacuum packaging that meet world health standards:
1. Vacuum packaging can seal liquid, semi-fluid, solid granular, flowers, chemicals, precious herbs, paper, electronic components, etc., less air, anti-corrosion, moisture, mildew, anti-oxidation, so that the product itself will not be oxygen Oxidation and discoloration.
2. Vacuum packaging can prolong the gasification time of fruits and vegetables, and increase the shelf life of products.
3. Reduce the packaging volume, convenient storage, and isolate external dust and other added benefits.