Anchor Packaging, Inc., St. Louis,added the Embraceable oval platter and dome lid to its MicroRaves line of high-heat polypropylene products.

This new 11x8-inch black, oval platter was designed with a locator ring in the bottom to hold a standard 8-ounce paper food container, ideal for chili, soups, oatmeal, grits, mac and cheese and other items that often accompany a main dish, sandwich or salad. 

With the Embraceable oval platter and dome lid, it is no longer necessary to lid both the 8-ounce side and the main course to transport separately. Simply place the paper container into the platter and add the new Embraceable dome lid with the ring formed into the top to cover the paper container. Then, seal the oval platter; one lid doing double duty.

The clear, anti-fog, vented PP lid keeps food looking fresh and appealing while eliminating order errors due to lack of visibility. The dome lid holds the paper container in place, and helps to keep dense or solid foods inside the paper container. The closure design is leak resistant to prevent messy spills and provide a secure lid fit while in transit.

Both base and dome work well for hot foods held under heat lamps, chilled ready-to-heat meals in the microwave and for assorted cold food applications. The strong and durable, cut-resistant black PP bases withstand temperatures up to 230°F. Bases are made with renewable mineral additives, thus reducing the use of petroleum-based resin by up to 40%. And, the versatility of a single package for a single hot or cold food or a combination of both reduces SKUs and inventory costs. 

The Embraceable oval platter and dome lid received the 2014 Best New Product award in the “Foodservice - Display & Packaging” categoryat the NACS (National Association of Convenience Stores) show. This award is based on points awarded by consumers in the areas of value, convenience and appearance.

Anchor Packaging Inc.