A photo of colorful plant-based protein alternatives  on a table such as beans, peas, chickpeas, lentils & others. A photo of colorful plant-based protein alternatives  on a table such as beans, peas, chickpeas, lentils & others. A photo of colorful plant-based protein alternatives  on a table such as beans, peas, chickpeas, lentils & others.
Make sure you’re ready to meet the increasing demand for plant-based protein alternatives with the gases and processes you need to achieve the desired moisture, quality and taste.

Create a More Sustainable Future with Alternative Proteins

Maintain quality in alternative protein ingredients and food production with gases, equipment and expertise from Airgas, an Air Liquide company

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Improve the quality of alternative proteins you produce and use

As the world’s population continues to increase and consumer diets change, the food industry must adapt to keep up with the need for additional food sources. Substituting animal protein sources with plant-based protein alternatives is one way to help fill the gap. However, product quality and taste remain just as important to your customers so you must achieve the right balance to ensure satisfaction. Whether you’re supplying alternative protein ingredients or a food manufacturer transitioning from using animal proteins to alternative proteins in your alternative meat or other plant-based food products, this emerging trend requires you to run a flexible and agile operation. This means the ability to implement innovative solutions alongside proven technologies to create a process that protects the integrity of your products.

What are your challenges?

Discover proven technologies blended with innovative solutions for alternative proteins

Our team of food experts understand the unique challenges that producing and using alternative proteins for alternative meat or other plant-based food products can present and are ready to help you develop the best solution for your business. With more than 40 years of experience in the food industry and backed by a team of global food experts, Airgas works with you to develop innovative process solutions that help you achieve great taste, retain moisture and decrease waste.

Bill Adams, PhD, Director of Food and Pharmaceutical Solutions for Airgas

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It is anticipated that by 2035 at least 11% of the animal and human feed consumed will come from alternative protein sources. Our expertise and global resources position us to help you navigate this developing and emerging space.

Bill Adams, PhD, Director, Food and Pharmaceutical Solutions

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