Mylar bags / foil bags offer a long term food storage solution for up to 20 years plus. Very strong and tough 5.1 mil thick with tear notch, quality product made in the USA. Offering protection from sunlight, moisture and oxygen. More Information
Mylar bags are a fantastic product for long term food storage of rice, pulses, dried beans, flour, sugar, seeds and hops, or for your precious items, for example photos, vinyl albums, comics, clothes, the list is endless.
The size of this bag is 25cm wide by 35cm or 10 inch x 14 inch long and can hold up to 4kg. The Mylar bag opens on the shorter side, with a tear notch on the longer side for easy opening of the bag once sealed, by hand.
Our premium mylar foil bags are:
A quality product made in the USA and are 5.1 mil thick, most are around the 3.5 mil mark, many other suppliers don't mention the thickness of the foil bag for this very reason. This extra thickness is important as this offers extra protection from the UV (ultra-violet) in sunlight and also from oxygen penetration for the air around, plus are very hard to puncture accidently. These foil bags are multilayered and have a food safe inner.
To seal Mylar foil bags use a household clothes iron on the high setting, with no steam, hair crimper or use one of our constant heat sealers.
Mylar foil bags are usually used with oxygen absorbers, please see the related items below. These remove the oxygen from inside the bag, preserving the shelf life of the food stuffs above for many years, usually up to 10 years. For camping or hiking trips or similar, oxygen absorbers are not really needed.
The 300cc oxygen absorbers we sell match this bag size and you will need one oxygen absorber in each bag.
Perfect! 2 February 2018 Verified Purchase Used to seal some rice I got from Costco. The sealer I ordered as well was rubbish and didn't seal properly. Checked on my friend Google and found a domestic iron worked perfectly. amazon.co.uk ASIN B00BQF5YRW
Five Stars 22 June 2016 Verified Purchase ;-) amazon.co.uk ASIN B00BQF5YRW
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