Food and beverage


Pentair strengthens its food and beverage focus in Asia


Water treatment and sustainable solutions specialist Pentair has said it is strengthening its focus and commitment to delivering smart and sustainable solutions for the food and beverage industry in Asia.

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BCGA Virtual Conference: Lord Callanan thanks the ‘thriving’ compressed gas industry


Speaking at the British Compressed Gas Association’s (BCGA’s) Virtual Conference today (23rd April), Lord Callanan thanked the industrial gas sector for the essential role it has played over the past year throughout the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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Air Products unveils new cryogenic freezing technology


Air Products has unveiled new cryogenic freezing technology that allows operators to reduce the amount of liquid nitrogen used as a coolant, while increasing food product throughput and giving greater control over the freezing process.

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Whole Foods Market adopts Honeywell refrigerant technology


Global natural and organic foods retailer Whole Foods Market will utilise Honeywell’s Solstice® N40 (R-448A) lower global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerants in its US store.

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Air Products launches online calculator for food industries


Air Products has launched an interactive, online tool to allow food manufacturers to assess which packing provides the best solution for minimising food waste and reducing the carbon footprint of a product.


Messer faces lawsuits over fatal liquid nitrogen leak


Messer has received four wrongful death lawsuits in a Georgia state court relating to the six workers who were killed by a liquid nitrogen leak at a poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia, on Jan. 28.


Investigation focuses on cryogenic freezing system


An investigation into a liquid nitrogen leak at a poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia, that killed six people is focusing on a cryogenic freezing system manufactured by Messer.