FoodSaver FSFSSL5860 Vacuum Sealing System Review

The FoodSaver FSFSSL5860 vacuum sealing system is an easy to use and versatile food sealing system that allows you to bag and seal up food without the need to manually cut the bags. The system automatically dispenses, rewinds, seals and cuts the bag for you, at the touch of a button, so it’s fast and easy to use and there is less wastage of bag material too.


The system also has a marinating function that cuts down marinating time from hours to just minutes, and a retractable hand held sealer that can be sued with smaller items, such as zip lock bags and plastic containers.

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This is the perfect kitchen appliance for those who like to buy their food in bulk. You can divide up the food into separate, smaller portions and then vacuum seal the food in bags for storage in a freezer or a refrigerator, which can be a great way of saving money. You can also use this system to remove the air from jars and from plastic containers too, because it has a retractable vacuum attachment as well.

FSFSSL5860 vacuum sealing system has a fully automatic, one touch operation, which will automatically vacuum pack the food and cut and seal the bag. The system also has a series of indicator lights that will tell you when the drip tray needs to be emptied, the roll of bag material needs replacing or if the unit hasn’t been closed properly. Keeping it clean is very easy too, and the drip tray is dishwasher safe.


The automatic sealing function is great for foods like meat and vegetables, but for more fragile foods, such as pies and baked products, you can stop the air extraction whenever you want to, so that fragile foods don’t get crushed by the sealing process. It’s just one more example of the clever design features of the FoodSaver FSFSSL5860 that make this model so useful in the kitchen.

The vacuum sealing system is faster and more powerful than many other food sealing systems on the market and it is probably one of the easiest to use. With the touch of a button, this system removes all the air from the bag in just a few seconds and then seals and cuts the bag too. Food will last up to five times longer in a vacuumed sealed bag, so it’s well worth making an investment in a vacuum sealing system like this one.

The FoodSaver vacuum sealing system is one of the best food vacuum sealing systems on the market at the moment. It’s easy to use, easy to clean, and it keeps food lovely and fresh for a long time. It’s a kitchen appliance that will pay for itself fresh in no time at all by allowing you to buy food in bulk and keeping it. It’s also very useful for just keeping food fresh for short periods of time too.

Benefits of Using FoodSaver FSFSSL5860

It is a superb innovative kitchen appliance that is convenient to use and that offers you a different approach to sealing up and storing your food. Here are just some of the main benefits that will get from this great vacuum sealing appliance.

  • 1. It has a built in retractable hand held sealer works that will work with containers, canisters and zip lock bags, which is ideal for using with baked items, snacks, cereal and much more. You can reseal chip bags, vacuum seal pie crusts without worrying that the sealing process may crush the soft crust, and you can then keep the food in the freezer without any risk of freezer burn. It’s also great for dividing up raw meat into smaller portions, sealing the pieces in bags and then keeping them in the freezer for use later on.
  • 2. You can save lots of time in the kitchen with the fast marinate function, which pressurizes and depressurizes the bags quickly. You can marinate food items in a matter of minutes, rather than hours, and it infuses food with flavour wonderfully.
  • 3. The system can be operated automatically. Simply place the edge of the bag in the sealer section and the FoodSaver FSFSSL5860 will automatically lock it in place, vacuum the air from the bag, and then seal it airtight. Sealed food will be protected from freezer burn and there will be no spillage at all.
  • 4. When you use this system you will no longer have to dispose of expensive cuts of meat and fish. It will keep food fresh for you for up to five times longer than if the food hadn’t been vacuumed sealed. Easy to see indicator lights for trouble shooting allow you to know if it is time to empty the drip dish or check the roll.
  • 5. Features of the vacuum sealer include automatic dispensing, sealing, cutting and rewind, simple mode selection for marinate or vacuum seal, easy to see indicator lights for troubleshooting, and detachable hand held sealer for zipper bags, jars and other containers. The drip tray is removable and dishwasher safe.

The FoodSaver FSFSSL5860 is very easy to use and you’ll find easy-to-follow instructions inside the box.It makes it possible to vacuum seal just about anything to keep it fresh and tasty for longer. You can also make your own bags of different sizes, including zipper bags, to be able to store things such as corn or perhaps peas.

The vacuum sealing system is great vacuum food sealing product that will easily cope with all your daily food storage needs.


  • Very powerful –Quickly and easily removes all the air and then seals the bag tight to stop food spoiling
  • Simply set the edge of the bag inside the sealer section and it will immediately lock it in, vacuum out the air, and seal the bag tightly closed.
  • Detachable, handheld sealer included
  • Seals food storage bags quickly and efficiently
  • Attachment included for sealing jars, plastic containers and zip lock bags.


    • Cannot be used with the larger 50ft rolls
    • Not suitable for use with bags that are 11. 5″ wide

      Features of FSFSSL5860

      1. Built in roll top handheld sealer seals up bags, canisters and pots, and marinates foods in moments.

      2. Automatic bag vacuum and bag rewind, and automatic bag cut and seal – simply place the food in thebag in and the machine does the rest.

      3. Single-touch selection between marinate and vacuum pack modes

      4. Includes a five year warranty from the manufacturer.

      5. Provides heat-seal and handheld vacuum-sealing capabilities in one single unit​

      How to Use The Product

      The FoodSaver FSFSSL5860 Vacuum sealing system is extremely easy to use, and it can be used with FoodSaver rolls, or with other FoodSaver containers and zip lock bags.

      To seal food in bags, you simply press a button to dispense the bag material to the required length, and then the machine will seal and cut the material to make a bag. Then, place the food inside of the bag, place the outer edge of the bag in the unit and the system automatically senses the presence of the bag and begins the vacuum sealing process. When the air has been removed from the bag, the system applies an airtight heat seal to the bag to keep the food fresh.

      The retractable handheld sealer simply pulls out of the front of the unit and can then be used to remove the air from zip lock bags, containers and other accessories. This is great for using with things like cereals or baked items.

      To marinate food, you simply select the marinate cycle and the food is infused with flavour in minutes rather than hours.

      The FoodSaver FSFSSL5860 vacuum sealing system comes with very easy to follow instructions, so you can start using it within minutes of opening the box. It really is one of them most efficient and easy to use vacuum sealing systems on the market.

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