FoodSaver FSFRSH0063-035 FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer Review

Compactness in First Glance – Performance Upon Use

 FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer

At first glance the FoodSaver FSFRSH0063-035 FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer might give the impression of a compact sealer which can only be used for light intensity sealing and not the more impressive stuffs. Upon use though one might get the impression reversed as the handheld vacuum sealer is right there in competition with the best in its price range. The compactness of the sealer might be baffling and it is a result of an articulate U.S craftsmanship that has made it easier for the average joe to maneuver the sealer with ease. What is most impressive about the sealer is that it does not have the chunky feeling of high volume sealers and in fact can be tucked away in the kitchen drawer.

Usability and functionality

The FoodSaver FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer help retain the freshness of delicate food products, even if they are not refrigerated for some time. This essentially makes storing delicate food items like deli meat as well as cheese storing easier. People looking to go for a little outing can rely on the sealing capability of the handheld sealer. Though not adaptable to a comprehensive list of bag types, the handheld device does a good jobs in the basics. The compact sturdiness of the device means it can also be transported with ease and consumes little space. What’s more practical in this model is that normal day to day home vacuum sealing does not require the heavy duty sealing mechanism and this model does the job just fine.

Visual quotient and accessory compatibility

On the visual aspect alone, the sealer can be a real steal. The sleek finish makes it a darling for the countertop and can easily add to the visual splendor of a fully furnished kitchen. The FoodSaver FreshSaver Handheld works perfectly with the FoodSaver Vacuum Zipper Bags as well as the FoodSaver Deli Containers. Compatibility with other specifications of accessories needs to be tested though. While the starter kit comes with some added accessories, the consumers can always purchase added sealing bags as per their requirements. The accessories are not highly priced at all and thus the collateral expenses of the sealer is decently low. This is perfect for households who do not want to spend much for the vacuum sealing phenomena, but are also articulate about not compromising on the quality either.

In the box- getting started

The FoodSaver FSFRSH0063-035 FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer with Starter Kit as the name suggests, comes with some added accessories to get one started with the sealing process. The normal starter kit comprises some essentials like:

FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer

  • One charging stand,
  • One deli container
  • Five 1-quart zipper bags
  • Five 1-gallon zipper bags

It is imperative to say that the essential additions with the product makes it a nice package of home sealing essentials to get started. One can easily make use of the 1 quart bags for smaller necessities like fresh cut vegetables and meat. For more extensive requirements or in other words voluminous storages will require the employment of the one gallon bags. It is to be note that the contents of the whole package is nicely balanced to meet the requirements of an average household.

Pricing and features

Price wise the compact little sealer is a good catch. Not too overpriced for the average households, the sealer is a decent addition to a modular kitchen. Also feature wise, the sealer does justice to the price tag. The sealer is not meant for heavy duty performance and consumers must not expect that at this price range. Overall, the price to feature ratio of Tue vacuum sealer is quite decent.

The main buying decision of an average consumer is based on the weighted comparisons between the advantages and disadvantages of a product. In that scale, the FoodSaver FreshSaver Handheld does a good job in tilting the balance towards the advantages. Let’s have a comparative look at the various aspects of the sleek sealer.


  • Impressively compact and sleek design making it visually appealing and good addition to modular kitchens
  • The compact form factor makes it easy to transport
  • The starter kits comes with added accessories which is apt for the normal household’s needs
  • Decent performer when it comes to day to day sealing


  • Compatibility with different bag specifications can be an issue
  • Dicey performance in case of wet bag sealing
  • Not appropriate for heavy volume sealing

Given the comparative study of the advantages and disadvantages of the FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer FSFRSH0063-035, it is right to say that it is a good investment for households with average sealing needs.


Drawing a conclusion about the purchasability of the FoodSaver FSFRSH0063-035 FreshSaver Handheld Vacuum Sealer is quite straight forward to say the least. For average households with basic vacuum sealing needs, the package is more than apt and a good investment. For more advanced and heavy volume sealing needs, one must look elsewhere in higher priced category. This sealer is not apt for commercial use and is not intended towards that audience in the first place.

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