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Just heat ‘n’ eat! The Ready-to-Eat Trend Gains Momentum in India

Author: Nichrome India
by Nichrome India
Posted: Jun 22, 2017

Walk into any supermarket and grocery store in urban India and you’ll find a huge line up of Ready-to-Eat brands jostling for attention. Dominated by Mavalli Tiffin Room (MTR), GITS Food Products, Indian Tobacco Company (ITC), Kohinoor Foods and Priya Foods, the shelves offer Palak Paneer, Dal Makhani, Butter Chicken, Gravies, Matar Paneer, Punjabi Chhole, Punjabi Kadhi, Rajma Masala… the list of dishes goes on.

The popularity of such products is only natural. They offer convenience and variety. They save time and energy – elements of great value in contemporary India with its changing lifestyle, growing urbanization, increase in nuclear families and rise in disposable income. What’s more, they taste as good as home cooking and have long shelf life. They can even be ordered online.

RTE is clearly a trend whose time has come – spurring a need for quality food packaging machines that preserve the natural essence of the food and deliver packs that can withstand the journey from factory to the table. An obvious choice is Nichrome, the pioneers of packaging machines in India.

Nichrome’s HFFS Totpack Pick-Fill-Seal (PFS) machines offer the combined benefits of variety, productivity and specialty packaging for ready-to-eat foods. Advanced rotary filling and sealing technology enables 2 or 3 different fillers to dispense multiple types of ingredients in the same pouch, allowing for easy mixing of ingredients, through gentle handling and without damaging the ingredients. The food packaging machines conveniently pack a wide variety of ready-to-eat foods in eye-catching innovative shapes while maintaining freshness of the products.

The high-precision PFS machine for instant food packaging is controlled through a PLC with touch-screen interface, and supports a variety of pack/pouch formats. Packing material for preformed pouches include heat sealable laminates like PET/PE, Paper/Alu-foil/PE, Alu/PF, PET/Alu-foil/PE or Co ex films.

Nichrome’s highly advanced variant of the pick fill seal machines(PFS) are horizontal form filling seal machines with specially designed RTE and RTC packaging fillers that can be used conveniently and quickly to pack a wide variety of instant food packaging products. Multiple filler options make this a truly versatile food packaging machine.

The RTE Filler facilitates the packaging of products such as Palak Paneer, Dal Makhani, Butter Chicken, Gravies, Matar Paneer, Rajma Masala, etc. The Linear/Gate Weigher can be used for vegetable seed packaging while the Servo Auger Filler is suitable for powders like ORS, Spice Powder, Milk Powder, Coffee, Instant Mixes, etc. Multi-Head Weighers can be used for snack & namkeen packaging; Piston Fillers for viscous pastes, pickles, sauces, ghee and ketchup packaging.

Other filler options include Cup Filler (for sugar, rice, pulses, etc.) and Gravity Filler/Flow Meter (for liquids like milk, lassi, oil, juices, wines, etc.).

So if you’re looking for a reliable, experienced packaging partner for your food industry, talk to Nichrome. With its special ingredients of innovation, industry knowledge and proven expertise, Nichrome’s packaging solutions will dish out the most satisfying productivity for your operations. More info visit:-

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Nichrome is one of India’s Leading automatic Packaging Machines Manufacturers, offering a wide range of food and non food Packaging Machines

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