Fresh broccoli deteriorates quickly once harvested, mainly due
to its relatively high respiration and susceptibility to wilting.
By controlling the broccoli’s optimal gas and moisture
environment, ExtendCast™ – Broccoli preserves broccoli’s
firmness, color, flavor and nutrition values by up to double the
time, compared to unwrapped or shrink-wrapped broccoli.
Features and Benefits:
Superior shelf life – ExtendCast™ Broccoli keeps broccoli firm, crunchy and attractive, prevents decay, shriveling, physiological & mechanical disorders and off-odor up to 10 days in retail conditions.
Easy handling – ExtendCast™ Broccoli’s exceptional mechanical properties make it ideal for mechanized and manual industrial wrapping & packing processes, both in the field and in packing houses.
Optical Clarity – based on a special Polypropylene grade – ExtendCast™ Broccoli features crystal clear transparency, high gloss, exceptional Anti-fog properties and high smoothness.
Durability – ExtendCast™ Broccoli’s film strength and impact resistance make it ideal for processing, transporting and displaying of the produce.
Compliance – ExtendCast™ Broccoli complies with the USA FDA 21 CFR part 175.300 (c) and EU regulation 10/2011 as amended for food contact.
Printability – ExtendCast™ Broccoli film and bags are offered transparent, tinted and printed up to 10 colors.
Form factor – ExtendCast™ Broccoli is offered as roll stock from 8 inches (200mm) to 48 inches (1220mm) macroperforated and microperforated or bags in various shapes and sizes.