MAP – The Route to Fresher Foods and Safe Packaging


Food processors and grocery chains continually have to meet the consumer’s expectation for brand quality, consistency, freshness, and in-stock availability of a wide variety of food products.

MAP, or Modified Atmosphere Packaging, enables fresh and minimally processed packaged food products to maintain visual, textural, and nutritional appeal to the customer. 

A controlled MAP environment enables food packaging to provide an extended shelf life without requiring the addition of chemical preservatives or other additives.

What Is MAP? 

Modified Atmosphere Packaging is an optimal blend of pure oxygen, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen within the food package. A proper controlled gas blend is developed to meet the specific respiration needs for each packaged food product.

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