EP1382543B1 - Packaging and method for making the same - Google Patents

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EP1382543B1
EP1382543B1 EP03016232A EP03016232A EP1382543B1 EP 1382543 B1 EP1382543 B1 EP 1382543B1 EP 03016232 A EP03016232 A EP 03016232A EP 03016232 A EP03016232 A EP 03016232A EP 1382543 B1 EP1382543 B1 EP 1382543B1
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Ludwig c/o Hochland AG Ess
Josef c/o Hochland AG Ferber
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
    • B65D85/00Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials
    • B65D85/70Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials for materials not otherwise provided for
    • B65D85/72Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials for materials not otherwise provided for for edible or potable liquids, semiliquids, or plastic or pasty materials
    • B65D85/76Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials for materials not otherwise provided for for edible or potable liquids, semiliquids, or plastic or pasty materials for cheese
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65BMACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
    • B65B25/00Packaging other articles presenting special problems
    • B65B25/06Packaging slices or specially-shaped pieces of meat, cheese, or other plastic or tacky products
    • B65B25/068Packaging slices or specially-shaped pieces of meat, cheese, or other plastic or tacky products of cheese
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65BMACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
    • B65B61/00Auxiliary devices, not otherwise provided for, for operating on sheets, blanks, webs, binding material, containers or packages
    • B65B61/18Auxiliary devices, not otherwise provided for, for operating on sheets, blanks, webs, binding material, containers or packages for making package-opening or unpacking elements
    • B65B61/184Auxiliary devices, not otherwise provided for, for operating on sheets, blanks, webs, binding material, containers or packages for making package-opening or unpacking elements by applying tabs over discharge openings, e.g. over discharge openings defined by tear or score lines
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
    • B65D75/00Packages comprising articles or materials partially or wholly enclosed in strips, sheets, blanks, tubes, or webs of flexible sheet material, e.g. in folded wrappers
    • B65D75/52Details
    • B65D75/58Opening or contents-removing devices added or incorporated during package manufacture
    • B65D75/5827Tear-lines provided in a wall portion
    • B65D75/5833Tear-lines provided in a wall portion for tearing out a portion of the wall
    • B65D75/5838Tear-lines provided in a wall portion for tearing out a portion of the wall combined with separate fixed tearing means, e.g. tabs

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  • The invention relates to a package for cheese slices or cheese pieces consisting of a two-sided sealed plastic tube bag.
  • Such tubular bag packaging are known in particular for the packaging of processed cheese. Here are usually several melted cheese slices, which are each welded separately into a plastic bag included. These known plastic tube bags are usually formed by flat films that form a seal line in a corresponding flow wrapper on one side. These existing plastic bag packaging can be torn, for example, in the region of this central plastic seam. Alternatively, a corresponding elevation line may be provided in the area of the lateral sealing seams. All known plastic tube bag packaging for melted cheese slices, it is now common that they can not be resealed after opening. This means that not removed cheese slices can easily fall out of the packaging during storage in the refrigerator, so that the function of the outer packaging can not be met.
  • On the other hand, plastic cups are already known for packaging cheese slices or cheese pieces, which consist of thermoformed plastic trays into which the cheese is laid. These plastic trays are closed with plastic films, which are usually sealed at the edge of the shell with this. Re-closure systems have already become known in the field of these packages. For this purpose, a self-adhesive pressure-sensitive adhesive is incorporated in the closing film, which enables a resealing packaging by appropriate pressing of the film on the flange-like edge.
  • From the EP 0 629 561 A2 For example, there is known a package for sliced food that is formed as a two-sided sealed plastic tube bag. Furthermore, a tab is provided, with which the bag is resealable.
  • The US 6,254,519 B1 relates to a resealable plastic bag and a corresponding manufacturing method. The corresponding plastic bag is welded on two opposite sides and has a sealable with an adhesive label opening.
  • Object of the present invention is to provide a package for cheese slices or pieces of cheese consisting of a two-sided sealed plastic tube bag, which is also resealable after opening.
  • According to the invention this object is achieved by a package having the features of claim 1. Here, in a package for cheese slices or cheese pieces consisting of a two-sided sealed plastic tube bag on one side over almost the entire length of the plastic bag bag a line that traces a tab contour, stamped. The packaging is pasted over in the area of this line with a self-adhesive adhesive label. In this way, the soft plastic bag packaging can be opened by applying the self-adhesive label along the pre-punched tab contour, so that here the individual cheese slices or the cheese piece are removed can. After removal of the desired cheese slice or after covering the unused cheese piece, the tubular bag packaging can be resealed by folding the tab and re-bonding means of the self-adhesive adhesive label.
  • Advantageous embodiments of the invention will become apparent from the adjoining to the main claim subclaims 2 to 5. Accordingly, the adhesive label may have a grip tab which indicates by appropriate coloring and shaping the user that the package can be opened at this point.
  • The adhesive label has at least one corner stampings as a predetermined tear line. So you can see after the first opening that the package has already been opened. In addition to this stamping, a second adhesive label (paper) can be applied, which is destroyed after the first opening.
  • The plastic tube bag can be formed from a flat film.
  • The matching of foil, label material and adhesive layer creates a barrier packaging. This allows Schutzbegasung the filled bag without the gas can escape at the corresponding stamped line.
  • The invention further relates to a method for producing the aforementioned packaging. This consists of the following steps:
  • A flat film is unwound on a tubular bag system. By means of a tailor-tuned punch a line is punched. The line is sealed with an adhesive label. The film is then formed into a tube. The tube thus formed is fitted with cheese slices or pieces of cheese and then sealed to close at the open sides.
  • Advantageously, the filled plastic tube bag is gassed after loading with cheese slices or cheese pieces and before sealing the cross with inert gas. Thus, a protective food packaging is obtained, which can be stored for a long period of time and can be closed again and again after the first opening to the exhaustion of the contents.
  • Further details and advantages of the invention will be explained with reference to an embodiment shown in the drawing. Show it:
  • Fig. 1:
    a rear perspective view of an embodiment of the closed packaging and
    Fig. 2:
    in the Fig. 1 illustrated packaging after its opening.
  • In Fig. 1 a tubular bag 10 is shown in which are not included in the manner here Schmelzkäsescheiben. These melted cheese slices may in turn be welded separately into plastic foil pockets. The tubular film in the embodiment shown here consists of a mixture of polyamide and polyethylene. It has been glued in a known per se bag machine from a flat film by means of a seal line 12 to a tubular bag. At both open ends it is also provided with transverse seals 14 and 16.
  • On one side of the package 10 is over almost the entire length of the plastic tube bag, a line 18, which traces a tab contour, stamped. This stamped line 18 is pasted over by means of a transparent label 20. The clear-coated label has a red colored handle tab 22, which serves to rip open the transparent label 20. In two corner areas stampings 24 are provided in the transparent adhesive label, which form a predetermined tear line. After opening, the transparent label 20 is torn open along the predetermined tear lines 24. This makes it obvious to the user that the package has already been opened. The transparent label is coated with a pressure-sensitive adhesive 26. As a result, the package 10 can be resealed after removal of the cheese slices.

Claims (7)

  1. A packaging (10) for slices of cheese or pieces of cheese having a tubular plastic bag sealed at two sides, wherein a line (18) which traces a tab contour is stamped over almost the total length of the tubular plastic bag on one side; and wherein the packaging (10) has a resealable adhesive label (20), which is self-adhesive, stuck on it in the region of this line (18),
    characterised in that
    the adhesive label (20) has stampings as a desired tear line at at least one corner.
  2. A packaging in accordance with claim 1, characterised in that the adhesive label (20) has a grip tab (22).
  3. A packaging in accordance with either of claims 1 or 2, characterised in that an additional paper label is applied.
  4. A packaging in accordance with one of the claims 1 or 2, characterised in that the tubular plastic bag is shaped from a flat film.
  5. A packaging in accordance with one of the claims 1 to 4, characterised in that the tubular plastic bag is a barrier packaging in conjunction with the adhesive layer and the adhesive label (22).
  6. A method for the manufacture of a packaging in accordance with one of the claims 1 to 5, characterised in that a flat film is wound off from a tubular bag unit; in that a line is stamped in by means of a punch matched to the final dimension; in that the line is closed by a resealable adhesive label; in that the film is subsequently shaped to form a bag; in that the bag formed in this manner is charged with slices of cheese or pieces of cheese; and in that it is subsequently transversely sealed,
    characterised in that
    a stamping is introduced into the adhesive label (20) as a desired tear line in the region of at least one corner.
  7. A method in accordance with claim 6, characterised in that it is gassed with inert gas after the charging with slices of cheese or pieces of cheese and before the transverse sealing.
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