Maintaining the quality of dried garlic onion slices flakes powder packaging is necessary. Oxygen absorbers can be utilized during handling, transportation, storage, and distribution. Using the oxygen absorbers in onion flakes & powder packagingcan maintain the freshness and prevent it from becoming rancid. The ineffective vacuum and improper packaging can lead to bad odour and mold, change in colour of the slices and moisture present in the power can lead to rancidity. There may be a change in the aroma of the product. Putting oxygen absorbers in onion flakes & powder packaging eliminates incompetent elements and oxidation. The oxidation process extends the product's shelf life up to three times. Our oxygen absorber is food-safe, easy to utilize, and non-toxic. It can be used partially but not completely reusable; however, it can be utilized for more than stated.
Before choosing a suitable packaging type of package for spices, it is essential to know the factors affecting the spices' quality.
How is it useful for Spices Packaging ?
Spices in powder form are hygroscopic and pick up moisture from the air resulting in sogginess and lumping of the powder. The pick-up of oxygen and other gases results in the loss of the free-flowing nature of the spice powder.
Contain volatile oils, which impart the characteristic aroma/flavour to the product. Loss in the volatile oil content of oxidation of some aromatic compounds results in aroma and flavour loss.
Spices such as green cardamom, red chilies, turmeric, saffron contain natural pigments. Light can affect the pigments resulting in loss or fading of color and deterioration so it is important to keep it in a cool and dark place.
Spices are inclined to spoilage due to insect infestation, which can be further stimulated due to high humidity, heat, and oxygen.
In high humidity conditions of 65% and above, moisture absorption occurs. After a certain level of oxygen content, it leads to spoilage due to microbial growth sets in.
To maintain the quality of the dried garlic onion slices flakes powder packaging during handling, transportation, storage, and distribution, the packaging material to be used is to be selected carefully, keeping in mind the functional requirements.
Bulk Packaging:The traditional approach uses jute bags to package whole spices, with volumes ranging from 10kg to 70kg. The jute bags may be provided with a loose liner bag of polyethene or maybe without a liner. Double gunny bags are often used, notably for whole black pepper. The quality of the jute fabric used for the grammage and the weave (ends/picks) varies from trader to trader. Oxygen absorbers in dried garlic onion slices flakes powder packaging, which will help to keep the product safe and non-toxic.
Institutional Packages: The spice traders also use institutional packs of capacities ranging from 2-10 kilograms. The packages used include layered flexible pouches and plastic woven sacks that substitute traditional materials like tinplate containers and jute bags. Utilizing oxygen absorbers can prevent odour and insect growth.