FoodSaver FM5860 Vacuum Sealer Review

Automatic Vacuum Sealing System, is an important appliance every home should have, all of us know it is economical to buy food in bulk instead of small units. If that is so, owning a vacuum sealing system is inevitable for it will increase your chances of preservation in 5 fold.

The FoodSaver FM5860 Vacuum Sealer combines both a handheld and a standard vacuum sealer. This 2-in-1 FoodSaver appliance is vacuum sealing versatility at its best. Automatic bag detection and vacuum sealing means two quick and easy steps to seal and save. When sealing zipper bags, containers and canisters, the convenient handheld retractable sealer eliminates the need for additional attachments. One unit does it all.

This Automatic Vacuum Sealing System, allows you to buy in bulk and see all the savings by safely sealing and freezing meats, cheeses, vegetables, even soups and sauces. FoodSaver Bags and Rolls are designed to give you full control of your savings. Did we mention all FoodSaver bags/rolls are Sous Vide safe? Simmer away.

The FoodSaver FM5860 Vacuum Sealer is an external vacuum sealer that also has a built-in retractable handheld sealer to use on containers, zipper bags and canisters without need for an accessory hose.

What we liked about it

    • It makes an effective vacuum and seal
    • It is fully automatic
    • User-friendly
    • It has a built-in roll dispenser and cutter

What we didn’t like about it

    • It is rather finicky about the bags it uses, preferring only FoodSaver bags and rolls
    • Some say a hose attachment (and not a built-in retractable hose) to seal canisters and jars still does a better suction

Our opinion

We have compared this FoodSaver FM5860 Vacuum Sealer with many others in the market and feel that this is an amazing product based on the fact that: It is fully automatic and easy to use. It detects the bag and automatically vacuums and seals. It stops after a full seal. It also does a quick marinate, allowing good flavor to seep into your meat in just a few minutes, without need for an overnight marinate.

The body is sturdy and with a sleek design, and is best placed on the countertop to complement the deco for your kitchen. It has storage for rolls so you can easily make your own bag of preferred size. This is advisable for meat products.

The moment you purchase the machine, it comes with a supply of roll and a few sizes of bags. It was a great start, and you can be able to experiment on what sizes work best for you.

With just this automatic machine, you are able to vacuum seal bags and even canisters. You can also do quick marinates, and when you feel adventurous, it allows you to do a sous vide. That is the best feature of this food FoodSaver FM5860 Vacuum Sealer, you can ever have. It is extremely convenient hence we brand it the best Automatic Vacuum Sealing System, you can have.

FoodSaver FM5860 Vacuum Sealer Review
FoodSaver FM5860 Vacuum Sealer Review
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