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    CO2 GRO Delivery Solutions enhances fruit and veg growth in Alberta


    The Cucumber Man, an Alberta-based vegetable grower, is now using CO2 GRO’s CO2 Delivery Solutions™ to enhance the growth of its cucumbers.

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    Sure Purity receives Queen’s Award for enterprise and international trade


    Carbon dioxide (CO2) polishing filter systems manufacturer Sure Purity has been awarded a Queen’s Award for enterprise recognising excellence in international trade.

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    Carbon-neutral alcohol just got bigger and better


    Air Company, the firm behind the world’s first alcoholic beverage made directly from carbon dioxide (CO2), is going to ramp up the production of its carbon-neutral vodka with a brand-new state-of-the-art factory that will feature its largest commercial-scale carbon utilisation system.

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    Messer focuses on beverage grade CO2 and nitrogen support


    In an effort to safeguard product quality and maintain security of beverage grade carbon dioxide (CO2) supply, Messer will highlight its beverage grade gas capabilities at BevTech 2022.

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    Afrox plants achieve high-level food safety award


    Industrial gas company Afrox has seen success for a two-year project to certify Afrox’s Western Cape and Gauten gas production and filling facilities to the FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management Standard (FSMS).

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    Air Products to highlight cryogenic freezing solutions at Seafood Expo


    Shrimps, scallops and all other things seafood: The Boston Seafood Expo is almost here, and Air Products will highlight its cryogenic freezing innovations that can make food products a lot fresher and tastier.

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    Air Products enhances plant-based food processing with industrial gases


    The benefits of using industrial gases in a variety of natural food products is set to be highlighted by Air Products at the upcoming Natural Products Expo West.

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    Messer to showcase new cryogenic solutions at Seafood Expo


    Messer’s new Wave Impingement Freezer, which combines the efficiency of nitrogen impingement freezing with a wave-action, will be showcased at the upcoming Seafood Expo North America in Boston.

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    In focus…Liquid nitrogen dosing


    Much is written about the challenges in the food cold chain, but there are challenges too at the pressurisation and packaging end of the supply chain. A significant technology at play in meeting this challenge are liquid nitrogen dosing systems, writes Rob Cockerill in conversation with VBC.

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    In focus…Food and beverage applications


    Think of aquaculture, and you’re unlikely to think of Sweden. The global hotspots for aquaculture are known to be dominated by the Asia-Pacific region, with China, Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Bangladesh comprising the top five countries for aquaculture production in 2016, according to reported data from the Food and Agriculture ...

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    The role of AI in CO2 safety


    The relentless advance of global industry is based on unerring progress and continual development. From the beginnings of the industrial revolution, a conveyor belt of new ideas has supplemented the growth of mass production technologies and the ever-increasing drive to manufacture products at unprecedented speed and scale.

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    Air Products to showcase cryogenic freezing technologies at IPPE


    Air Products will showcase a range of its cryogenic freezing and chilling solutions at the upcoming International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    What’s new in brewing?


    The beverage industry relies on distributors and equipment suppliers for the carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen (N2) used to dispense soda, beer, wine, coffee and kombucha. Successful brewers and bottlers are constantly developing products to meet changing consumer demand, which in turn trigger new requirements for gases and dispensing equipment. ...

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    Airgas targets the food industry with sustainable solutions


    Airgas want to support a sustainable future for the food industry with its equipment offering, as it looks to enhance the market and help manufacturers meet rising consumer demands in an efficient manner.

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    ADM signs CO2 pipeline deal for Iowa


    Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (ADM) has signed a letter of intent with Wolf Carbon Solutions to build a pipeline that would capture, compress and transport carbon dioxide (CO2) produced at ADM’s ethanol facilities at Clinton and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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    US CO2 supply: is the situation improving?


    Tightening in supply or shortages of supply of carbon dioxide (CO2) have blighted some companies this year and impacted customers in the food and beverage industry.

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    Cold comfort


    For American Carbonation Corporation Vice-President of Operations Daniel Koerner, each day presents a puzzle of how he will put the pieces of a broken supply chain together to keep customers provided with CO2. Amid increasing demand for CO2 and dry ice, Koerner and his American Carbonation colleagues have been contending ...

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    Seltzers driving renewed demand


    In the developed world markets, such as North America, Europe, and Japan, carbon dioxide (CO2) usage in the food and beverage sector is the largest combined consumption for the commodity. More specifically, these two sectors generally represent around 70% of all merchant usage in the developed economies. In the developing ...

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    Putting the fizz into business


    The beverage industry is always developing new ways to satisfy our thirst. As the equipment used to dispense and distribute our favorite beverages is constantly evolving, it can be a challenge to keep up with industry trends and technology.

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    Why measure CO2 in HVAC applications?


    Ensuring sufficient air quality is a vital part of creating a healthy indoor air environment and living space.