There are many benefits to vacuum sealing:
You save money:
You save time:
Yes. But, you MUST defrost all vacuum packaged perishable foods in the refrigerator. Never leave any perishable foods at room temperature while they are still vacuum packaged. Vacuum packaged perishable foods must be refrigerated or frozen. The food inside the bag is not sterile.
A FoodSaver® Food Preservation System is the best way to keep food fresh up to 5X longer** which, in turn, saves you up to $2700 a year* and reduces food waste. Once you experience the FoodSaver® System you will immediately understand its advantages. So what is it? It's a system that includes vacuum seal bags, vacuum zipper bags and containers designed to work together with vacuum sealers for optimal performance. The system removes air from bags and creates an air-tight seal to lock in freshness and protect food from spoiling.
FoodSaver® vacuum seal bags are proven to keep food fresh up to 5X longer**. When air is evacuated from the bag and sealed with an airtight seal using a FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealer, food is protected from the deteriorating effects of oxygen.
Food preserved with an air-tight seals helps eliminate food waste. With the cost of food today [in 2016, ERS now predicts food-at-home (supermarket) prices to rise 1.5 to 2.5 percent - source: USDA.gov], the last thing anyone wants to do is waste it. But it happens. Each year, the average household tosses away pounds and pounds of meat, produce, and grains - the cost can really add up.