Cook-in Bags

Select an option below to learn more about our innovative cooking bag product lines.

YieldMaster® High-Temperature Cook-In Bags

YieldMaster® High-Temperature Cook-In Bags are a proven winner, improving the yield, flavor and appearance of meat. Meat cooks and browns in its own natural juices and flavorings without sticking to the bag. Our patented oven bags enable hermetically-sealed vacuum meats to move safely from the processor, to the grocer and directly to the consumer’s oven at 400° F, virtually untouched by human hands. This feature protects the product from cross contamination and maintains the integrity of the processors original recipe.

Yieldmaster® High-Temperature Cooking Bags:

  • Are used in the preparation of whole turkeys and chickens, ribbed meats, spiral-sliced hams, as well as whole-muscle red meats, and vegetables
  • Allow meat to brown to a more desirable appearance than competitor’s bags
  • Cook safely at temperatures up to 400° F in conventional ovens
  • Reduce standard cooking time by 33-50%
  • Prevent overcooking of meat and keep the meat moist
  • Keep protein from adhering to the bag, so meat pulls away cleanly from the packaging
  • Preserve the color, juices, taste, flavor, and nutritional content of meat, while increasing the yield and the value of the meat product
  • Enable easy monitoring of the meat or vegetables due to the transparent color of the bag
  • Are extremely sturdy, vacuum-heat sealable, as well as tear-puncture resistant
  • Prevent cross-contamination from handling raw meat between processing and the dinner table
  • Serve as an odor barrier
  • Are used in both the cooking and re-heating cycle
  • Reduce clean-up time, as juices do not leak onto pans and cookware
  • Can be used by meat packers and foodservice processors
  • Are available in a variety of sizes and bag styles, with the most popular style being a round-bottom version that is the shape of turkey breast meat
  • Are ISO-registered, NSF-certified, Kosher, HALAL approved and in compliance with FDA regulations

For more information on YieldMaster® High-Temperature Cook-In Bags, or to learn about customization options for any of our oven roasting/cooking bags, view our product descriptions, or contact M&Q Packaging at info@mqplastics.com or 800-600-3068. 

YieldMaster® Polyester Cook-In Bags

M&Q Packaging Corporation is the only North American manufacturer of polyester shrink cook-in bags. As the only manufacturer of both polyester shrink film and bags, you can expect shorter lead times, flexible order quantities and lower prices.

Retail customers, institutional food processors and meat packers have learned to count on M&Q for high quality, cost-effective solutions to their packaging needs.

If we do not offer an oven roasting/cooking bag below that meets your specific needs, we will be happy to customize one for you.

YieldMaster® Polyester Cooking Bags:

  • Are used in the preparation of turkey and chicken breasts, as well as whole-muscle red meat
  • Allow meat to brown to a more desirable appearance than competitor’s oven cooking bags
  • Cook safely at temperatures up to 400° F in conventional ovens
  • Keep protein from adhering to the bag, so meat pulls away cleanly from the packaging
  • Are vacuum-heat sealable, as well as tear/puncture-resistant
  • Prevent cross-contamination from handling raw meat between processing and the dinner table
  • Can be used by meat packers and foodservice processors
  • Can be tailored to meet specific shrink property requirements, ranging between 10-40%
  • Are available in a variety of sizes and bag styles including flat-bottom, round-bottom, clipped, star-seal and shirred.
  • Are ISO-registered, NSF-certified, Kosher, HALAL approved and in compliance with FDA regulations
For more information on YieldMaster® Polyester Cook-In Bags, or to learn about customization options for any of our oven roasting/cooking bags, view our product descriptions, or contact M&Q Packaging at info@mqplastics.com or 800-600-3068.

UNICHEF® Non-Stick Cook-In Bags

UNICHEF® Non-Stick Cook-In Bags make food preparation quicker, cleaner, and easier for foodservice customers and end-use consumers. Our UNICHEF® nylon oven bags reduce cooking time without compromising and while actually improving the yield, flavor and appearance of meat. The flavor of the meat is enhanced from basting in its own natural juices in the bag. Cleaning is virtually eliminated, as there are no messy pans or ovens to scour. Simply throw the bag away!

UNICHEF® Non-Stick Cooking Bags:

  • Are used for roasting, steaming, boiling or freezing meat and vegetables
  • Go from freezer to oven without thawing
  • Withstand temperatures from -100° F to over 400° F
  • Are safe to use in conventional, microwave, slow-cook and smoker ovens
  • Reduce standard cooking time by 33%
  • Preserve the natural flavor and color of the food
  • Can be used to marinate or store food with a high-fat content
  • Provide a strong odor barrier for foods like seafood and vegetables
  • Are puncture-resistant
  • Reduce clean-up time, as juices do not leak onto pans and cookware
  • Are ISO-registered, NSF-certified, Kosher, HALAL approved and in compliance with FDA regulations
  • Use our strong MONOLYN® film*, allowing food to be cooked in the bag, chilled and re-heated (great for cook/chill operations at schools, hospitals and prison systems)

*Our MONOLYN® film can also be used as a pot or kettle liner or as a cookie sheet or pan liner, leaving no food residue. Soups and sauces stay hot and fresh, without sticking to the sides of the pot.

For more information on UNICHEF® Non-Stick Cook-In Bags, or to learn about customization options for any of our oven roasting/cooking bags, view our product descriptions, or contact M&Q Packaging at info@mqplastics.com or 800-600-3068.