I produce 144 pies (3in) twice a day. I fill and freeze them. What is a good way to seal them for freezing indiviually that is efficient and timely and protects the crust? They are in an aluminum shell. I suspect there is a machine that I could pass the container over, once they are indiviually wrapped in saran. Vacumn wrapping is not possible. I would like to be able to furnish the outlets I have with quantities of small pies. Your suggestions would help.
how to seal 3 inch pies for freezing
If your crust is of decent thickness I would think they would be relatively stable after freezing. Perhaps you could place each crust in a plastic sleeve and then stack them one inside the other to freeze in columns. If you have the freezer space however, I would suggest freezing them separately and stacking once frozen in order to prevent damage. You could then place stacks of crusts in boxes or crates for easy transport. I can't quite think of something that really protects the crust on frozen pies that is economical. Therefore I think you are just going to have to rely on the thickness of the pies edge for your application.