Troubleshooting Guide - K12 Hot Breakfast

Serving hot breakfast items and not seeing desired results? Get help below!
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  • Why do the k-12 hot breakfast pouches have some cold spots?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Oven cooled down when handling product. It takes approximately 2-3 minutes for all pouches to equilibrate on the sheet pan following baking

    For this product: DO NOT rotate sheet pans baked in convection oven. Opening the oven door during short bake times will lengthen time required.

  • Why didn’t the k-12 hot breakfast pouches heat evenly?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Too many pouches on one sheet pan

    Product needs to lie flat on the sheet pan in a 3x4 placement in order to evenly heat through.

  • Why did the k-12 hot breakfast pouches packaging melt?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Packaging touched the walls or racks of the oven directly

    Product needs to lie flat on the sheet pan in a 3x4 placement in order to evenly heat through. DO NOT place pouches directly on oven rack or let pouches touch oven sides

  • Why didn’t the k-12 hot breakfast crisp?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Product heats by steaming in the pouch

    Packaging has holes designed into it so the steam will naturally escape over time. This is an attribute and will help prolong the products shelf life

  • Why did the k-12 hot breakfast pouches get too hot?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Product was thawed prior to baking

    Reduce heating times if product is not frozen

    Product was baked too long in the oven

    Baked as recommended

  • What is the k-12 hot breakfast pouches product safety?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Meat Equivalent product not heated to proper temperature

    Heat Meat equivalent products to 165°F internal temperature before serving

  • Why is the k-12 hot breakfast texture tough?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Product was held too long before serving. Product was heated too long in the microwave.

    Bake in batches. Use caution not to overheat product when using the microwave. Limit duration of hot holding to 3 hours or less.