In-pack cooking and pasteurisation
Micvac offers a smooth, modern production method based on in-pack cooking and pasteurisation in one continuous process. Each tray is filled, sealed and then pasteurised while passing through a microwave tunnel. The easiest way to get a grasp of the method is to watch this video.
The Micvac method in four steps
1. Filling the tray
The ingredients are put in the tray, either by machine or by hand.
2. Film and valve application
The film and valve are applied in an automated process.
3. Cooking and pasteurisation
The now sealed package is cooked and pasteurised in a microwave tunnel. During pasteurisation the valve opens to let out steam, and with it all oxygen. The valve closes and a vacuum is created.
The pasteurised and vacuumised meal moves on into a cooling unit, and now the fresh-made meals are ready for the store shelves.