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Convenience Food Systems: PP sheet

A lightweight expanded PP material called XPP has been introduced by Convenience Food Systems (Avon, MA). For use as a thermoformed food tray, the material can have added to it an EVOH layer for gas barrier, thus making it suitable for MAP applications.
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The material is microwavable yet allows the consumer to comfortably handle the heated package the company says. Thicknesses range from 20 to 60 mils.

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