Food and beverage


Biltong receives gas flush and MAP makeover

2018-12-11T09:34:00+00:00By Molly Burgess

Biltong, the coated meat ‘slab’ South African snack, is receiving a packaging makeover from equipment manufacturer, Safari-Vac™, in partnership with modified atmospheric packaging (MAP) specialist Afrox, sub-Saharan Africa’s leading industrial gases and welding company.


Carburos Metálicos: Gases and the sustainability of the wine industry


Carburos Metálicos, a leading company in the industrial and medical gases sector in Spain, which is part of the Air Products Group, has brought together experts from the wine sector in an informative day dedicated to the analysis of the role of gases and their applications in sustainability and energy ...

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Air Products offers new Freshline® Aroma MAP™ system


Increased scrutiny of food ingredients and the consumer’s desire for natural or healthy produce have motivated food processors to find novel ways of replacing chemical preservatives with natural ones.

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Solar Foods to commence hydrogen-to-protein pilot


Finnish company, Solar Foods, in an interview with Greentech Media (GTM), shared plans to start making a kilo of food a day from nothing but electricity, water and air.

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Pentair’s IoT solution enables brewers to boost performance


Specialist food and beverage equipment manufacturer Pentair has introduced its internet of things (IoT) service solution for beer membrane filtration (BMF) systems, to help breweries achieve great-tasting, high quality beer while reducing energy and water consumption.

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Air Products to construct two ASUs for Eastman’s coal gasification facility


Air Products will build, own and operate two air separation units (ASUs) to provide oxygen (O2) and nitrogen (N2) to Eastman’s facility in Kingsport, Tennessee under new long-term agreements.


SIAD MI to showcase at Gulfood Manufacturing


SIAD Macchine Impianti (SIAD MI) will present its latest innovations at the largest trade show for the food and beverage industry in the Middle East next week.


OMEGA AIR installs N2 generator for coffee packing applications


Slovenia-based OMEGA AIR, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of filters and compressed air equipment, recently completed the installation of a custom nitrogen (N2) generator for a client in the coffee packing business.


What is headspace gas analysis?

2018-09-04T09:08:00+01:00By , Global News Journalist

The chances are at some point today you have used products enhanced by modified atmosphere packaging (MAP). It could have been the coffee used to make your morning latte, the sandwich or salad bought from the supermarket for lunch, or maybe the chicken breasts you cooked for dinner last night.


Advances in refrigerant detection

2018-09-04T08:48:00+01:00By Tom Burniston

There are many reasons for facilities to install refrigerant detectors to monitor for leaks in their refrigeration systems. These can vary significantly depending on the application in question, writes Bacharach’s Tom Burniston.

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In focus...MAP analyser technologies


The normal gaseous composition of air is nitrogen (78.08% - volume per volume), oxygen (20.96%) and carbon dioxide (CO2) (0.03%), together with variable concentrations of water vapour and traces of inert or noble gases.

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Emerson releases new leak detection system


In response to industry demand for increased quality in food and beverages at every level, Emerson has introduced a new food and beverage leak detection system.

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Data: the big trend in MAP


Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) is defined as ‘the packaging of a perishable product in an atmosphere which has been modified so that its composition is other than that of air’ (Hintlian and Hotchkiss, 1986).

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