Phormanto™ is Dow’s technology for packaging that is sustainable, innovative and in sync with the future. A revolution for the market of chilled chicken.

With each passing day, consumers demand fresher and healthier food in practical packages that preserve the food and do not impact the environment. According to the Power of Meat 2018 report, 60% of the people interviewed would buy more meat or chicken products if they found better packaging.

Phormanto™ is the solution for vaccum thermoformed packages that increase the time the chicken shelf-life, which ensures the freshness and quality of the product for up to two weeks. It is a new leak-proof concept, which means the gondolas will stay clean and the environment will be hygienic. For the consumers, it means a new and better shopping experience: “clean hands!”.

In comparison with traditional packaging technologies, packages produced with the Phormanto™ technology reduce costs and reduce waste in every step of the value chain. Because they are monomaterial, they are easy to recycle and are in accordance with the environmental and ecological concerns of the new 21st century consumer.

  • Longer expiry date

  • Leak-proof

  • Better exposition on the gondola

  • Smart portions

  • Straight to the freezer

  • Sustainable

In order to offer a complete solution, ULMA is our partner in charge of commercializing and configuring the equipment and the appropriate thermoforming process for the packaging using the Phormanto™ technology.

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Good for producers

Packages say a lot about your product and brand. They are the doors to conversion in the POS. Therefore, choosing how to present the product is paramount. On the other hand, they are also a key factor in the reduction of losses in the food chain. The more modern and innovative they are, the more sales and the more money there will be on the cash register. Phormanto™ is the type of technology that speaks for itself: higher shelf-life in a leak-proof package especially designed for chicken in natura and made with high performance polyethylene, with specific breathability.

Longer expiry date

Leak-proof

Preserves fresh products

Better exposition on the gondola

More Sustainable

Good for sellers

At the point of sale, Phormanto™ stands out in comparison with the conventional solutions because it allows for vertical exposure and better viewing of the product. There is no smell or leaks, and it does not make the gondola dirty, providing a more hyginiec environment that amplifies the consumers satisfaction and employees’ productivity. It preserves the freshness and the quality of the products for up to two weeks and can be used for alternative channels in a more intelligent and efficient way.

Longer expiry date

Leak-proof

Preserves fresh products

Better exposition on the gondola

More Sustainable

Good for buyers

When purchasing products packaged with the Phormanto™ technology, the retail consumer has several benefits. First, they buy only what they need because the flexibility of the technology enables smart positioning. Second, because they consume healthier products. Third, because they acquire products with longer expiry dates. And last, they have a hands-clean purchase experience.

Longer expiry date

Leak-proof

Healthy products

Smart portions

Straight to the freezer

More Sustainable

Good for recyclers

The packages produced with the Phormanto™ technology are monomaterial* and have been designed to be incorporated to existing polyethylene recycling chains. They strengthen the commitment with circular economy and reinforce the value of sustainability for all business partners and consumers.

More Sustainable

Licensed converters

Meet the licensed converters and partners of the Phormanto™ technology in Latin America. They are able to promote and comercialize this differentiated solution to the market.

Brazil

Plaszom

Mexico

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Região Andina

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Who compares

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Comparison of the packaging solutions for chilled chicken available in the market.

Ease of technical recycling

2 materials with the possibility of separation

Current

More than 2 materials without the possibility of separation

Thermosealed/ Thermoformed

with modified atmosphere

More than 2 materials without the possibility of separation

Thermosealed

monomaterial*

Phormanto™

Carbon emission

via Savvy Pack

Current

Thermosealed/ Thermoformed

with modified atmosphere

Thermosealed

Phormanto™

more technical specifications

*All the results shared here are based on empirical data and may vary according to the quality of the product to be packaged, its manipulation, its transportation and storage according to the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Additionally, the results depend on the cleaning conditions of the thermoforming machine and its maintainance, according to the technical guide.

Dow, ULMA and partners may collaborate and participate in the development of all packages mentioned. The objective of this comparison is to make the industry think and analyze profoundly what makes sense in each case. If the product is not fresh chicken, bring your challenge to us and we will help solve it.