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How would you make the Valley Fresh Steamer product?

Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers is a line of microwavable sauced vegetables packaged in a steam-able standup bag.

Many years of R&D have resulted in this very successful and delicious offering, but now we are left to wonder what other scientists and engineers would have done to develop this same product.

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If you were tasked with creating a microwavable sauced vegetable offering, how would YOU make it? More specifically, we’d like you to answer the question - how would you deliver sauce to frozen vegetables in a steam-able standup bag during the production and packaging process? Feel free to be creative in your answers, but focus on simplicity and feasibility.

Tips & Suggestions:
Avoid thawing the vegetables during packaging (hint: Pumping hot sauce onto frozen vegetables will indeed melt the vegetables). If thawing vegetables is a must for your solution, the vegetables can't be thawed for more than a few seconds and must be quickly refrozen.

The steam-able standup bag is a constant. Remember, the question we are asking is how you would deliver sauce to frozen vegetables in a steam-able standup bag, so that the final product can be microwaved with the sauce and veggies already mixed.

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