Food and beverage


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).


Edinburgh Sensors gas monitors for CO2-sensing for livestock stunning and slaughter


Edinburgh Sensors, with its line of real-time gas monitors, has several options for devices well-suited for CO2-sensing for livestock stunning and slaughter including meat, pig and poultry processing.

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Carburos Metálicos proposes technologies to reduce food waste


Carburos Metálicos, a Spanish subsidiary of the multinational Air Products, has taken part in the first agri-food technology conference organised by the University of Valencia’s Higher Technical School of Agronomic Engineering and the Natural Environment.


New nitrification inhibitor technology receives EPA approval


Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) introduces its new EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency) approved CENTURO nitrification inhibitor for anhydrous ammonia and UAN.


Oxygen – Applications and distribution

2018-07-05T13:19:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

So often described as the gas of life, oxygen is the most fundamental and recognisable of the air gases. As essential to industry as it is to life, oxygen is among the top five most widely used chemicals in the world. It is arguably the industrial gas which needs no ...

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Putting the ice in ice cream

2018-06-05T09:26:00+01:00By Simon Augustus, published in gasworld magazine

Simon Augustus follows up the journey to perfect the delivery of iced desserts.


Liquid CO2 – Low temperature applications

2018-06-04T11:39:00+01:00By Sam A Rushing

By far, the cryogenic freezing of food products is the hallmark of low temperature applications for the commodity that is carbon dioxide (CO2), writes Sam A. Rushing.

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New FDA regulations and enforcement

2018-05-02T08:00:00+01:00By Tom Badstubner

Tom Badstubner, President and Medical, Food and Specialty Gas Consultant at Asterisk, LLC in Lewisville, provides a thorough overview of the latest proposed modernizations to medical gas regulations that will be more appropriate and should eradicate confusion.

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