Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the New FoodSaver FM5000

Newest model was developed with fan feedback in mind

FoodSaver brand, “the authority and top-selling brand in vacuum sealing food preservation technology,” has launched its new FoodSaver FM5000 Series Food Preservation System, retailing for $149.99–$199.99.

“For loyal fans and new users alike, this new FoodSaver FM5000 System is going to be a game changer,” said Ofelia Silva, vice president of marketing for FoodSaver. “With new features like our vacuum view window, express bag maker and open roll storage, we're making it so simple and convenient for home cooks to get the most out of the food they grow, catch or buy.”

Like all FoodSaver vacuum sealers, the FM5000 claims to keep food fresh for up to five times longer than conventional methods (foil, containers, plastic wrap, etc.) and help to save customers up to $2,700 per year, according to a release.

Key features that are new for this model are an express bag-maker that automatically creates a seal for the next bag, easy-access open-roll storage to help keep track of bag inventory, a smudge-resistant brushed aluminum finish, and a vacuum view window that reduces more than 30 percent of roll waste.

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