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Article | February 28, 2005
Low-profile, easy-open microwave popcorn bag (sidebar)
Gold—Technical InnovationSilver—Packaging ExcellenceGeneral Mills’ Pop-Secret is the first commercial user of the new low-profile, easy-open Insta-Bowl™ microwaveable popcorn bag from Exopack, LLC.
The preformed preprinted bags are made of an outer layer of paper a microwave susceptor patch and an inner grease-proof paper layer.
The 1.75-oz elongated shallow-depth bags with hot air venting mechanisms triangular side-lip seams and easy-open string-pull opening devices offer consumers a convenient self-contained cooking/eating bowl with large-mouth opening for easy access to product and reduced tip-over dimensions.
General Mills declined to comment on the bag. —Judy Rice
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