Simply Heat ‘n Eat with Placon’s New Microwavable Containers

June 20, 2017
New HomeFresh® Entrée plastic containers offer hot and cold food presentation for more convenience and less wasted space.

Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging designer and manufacturer, has launched its newest product as part of its HomeFresh® stock food packaging line. The HomeFresh Entrée containers bring a new modern look and unsurpassed functionality to hot meal offerings.

Made from microwave-friendly polypropylene, the new containers easily go from the store to the kitchen table without re-plating. “Freshly prepared, grab-and-go foods are in great demand in the current market,” said Ben Brummerhop, Placon’s Stock Food Sales Manager. “The new HomeFresh® Entrée containers meet the needs of the end user by providing an entire meal through convenience and functionality.”

The new microwavable containers include unique modular stacking features and allow the products to double stack and inter stack together. Perfectly sized to fit into standard small and large carryout bags, the containers won’t slide and spill and deep snap grooves allow the lids to close securely with an audible snap, while still opening easily. Additionally, the containers are reusable and recyclable, which is important to consumers.

Available in five sleek stacking sizes from 8 to 32 ounces, the sealable containers also include a variety of lid options offering additional product versatility and merchandising options. Hot dish lids made from polypropylene come in two sizes, with and without vents. A PET lid option, made from EcoStar® post-consumer recycled PET, is also available for cold-case food applications.

For more information, or to order samples, stop by Placon’s NRA booth #214 and IDDBA booth #4356. Call us at 800.541.1535 or visit

For 55 years, Placon has been a leading designer and manufacturer of custom and stock plastic packaging for the food, medical, and retail markets. Placon has manufacturing operations in Madison, WI; Elkhart, IN; Plymouth, MN; and West Springfield, MA, and currently ranked in Plastics News 2020 Thermoformers Ranking Top 20. Placon delivers packaging breakthroughs that inspire better engagement between people and products with industry leading innovation and award-winning packaging designs. For more information, visit