Suited for a range of different applications, compressed nitrogen gas has long been used in the food manufacturing and packaging industries to help preserve the freshness and quality of perishable products. Nitrogen purging displaces oxygen from various types of packaging such as cans, bottles, plastic and cardboard containers before they are sealed for distribution. Oxygen is responsible for introducing moisture which rapidly deteriorates food; thus, compressed nitrogen is an inexpensive and readily available, non-chemical alternative to protect nutrients and ensure the quality of various food items. If you are considering an on-site nitrogen generation system, Membrane or PSA nitrogen generators from Compressed Gas Technologies Inc are ideal for this purpose.
Purging food packaging of oxygen with compressed nitrogen is a safe practice and has become widely regarded as the industry standard over the years. If you work in the food industry, your number one priority should be food safety. Here are all the benefits of incorporating a food-grade nitrogen generator into your business operation:
To help food get from the farm or factory to the grocery store and finally, the dinner table, manufacturers turn to a technique called Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP). MAP is a highly effective packaging method that measures out the optimal atmosphere a certain type of food needs to stay fresh for as long as possible. It uses nitrogen gas to reduce the oxygen content that would otherwise rapidly spoil the product. Our generators are thoroughly inspected to meet industry standards and are supplied to you as complete systems which are easy to set up, operate and maintain.
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