FoodSaver V4840 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Kit Review 2019

Vacuum sealing food helps save two important resources – time and money. Preparing meals a few days ahead of time (for example on the weekend) and preserving the meal prep with vacuum sealing can help you save time when rushing for work or running important errands. Planning a party? Begin the preparations a few days in advance and vacuum seal the party snacks. Surprise your guests by serving them an array of fresh food! If you are big on bulk purchases of meat and produce, you can vacuum seal them and save money on buying small quantities at a high price. Purchase a large number of seasonal fruits or preserve the harvest from your garden and enjoy it all year long!

One of the best vacuum sealers that can help you achieve all of the above is the FoodSaver V4840.FoodSaver V4840 is a 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealer Machine. Besides the standard vacuum sealer, the unit also features a handheld (retractable) sealer which can be used to seal canisters, containers, zipper bags, etc.

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Meat preserved by vacuum sealing it with FoodSaver V4840 stays as fresh and tastes as good as the day it was bought even months later. FoodSaver V4840 ensures there is no food spoilage, by curbing bacterial growth and preventing freezer burns on the food.

The clever design of this vacuum sealer has a bag detection feature, making vacuum sealing simpler than ever. All you need to do is put a bag in the unit’s vacuum chamber. The machine will take care of the rest to retain the freshness, flavor, and aroma of the food.

FoodSaver V4840 has built-in storage for sealer bag roll as well as a cutter. The cutter allows you to determine what the size of the bag should be, depending on the quantity/size of the item being vacuum sealed, thus preventing wastage.Pre-cut bags of eight inches and eleven inches also work well with this vacuum sealer.

Automatic moisture detection technology helps FoodSaver V4840 switch to a suitable mode to create a strong airtight seal. Vacuum sealing eliminates air and moisture content from the bag. Then it uses heat, to make an airtight seal.LED lights help monitor the stages of progression of the sealing process.

This vacuum sealer is very durable and easy to maintain. FoodSaver V4840 features a drip tray, which collects the liquid spilled during the vacuum sealing process. The drip tray helps keep the surface of the kitchen counter clean, helps extend the life of the appliance and is also dishwasher safe.


  • Two in one unit - has a standard as well as a handheld vacuum sealer
  • Features built-in roll storage and cutter for custom size bags
  • Automatically detects bags on the vacuum chamber
  • Effective airtight sealing prevents food wastage
  • Drip tray prevents liquid spillage on the kitchen counter and keeps the appliance safe


  • Creating space for a retractable handheld vacuum sealer as well as a sealer bag roll, has caused this unit to appear bulky and take up more space

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