Optimize production and improve quality
With the increasing demand of ready-to-eat meals and innovative food products, the need to respect the cold chain to ensure food safety and reduce spoilage has never been stronger. As a food manufacturer, your processes must be flexible to continuously deliver value to your customers while preserving the nutritional quality and taste of the food you are producing. Whether you need to cryogenically freeze or chill food, a cost-effective solution for temperature control is critical to help you maximize profits through less waste and higher yields.
- Increase throughput and improve production flexibility
- Preserve taste and freshness with optimal freezing processes
- Ensure food product safety and efficient hygiene process
- Comply with industry standards, including the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
An improved process and the right application equipment adds more flexibility and increased productivity while helping you to optimize your costs associated with freezing and chilling food.
Hygienic, turnkey cryogenic equipment plus expertise for freezing and chilling food
With more than 40 years in the food industry, Airgas offers a complete package of gas solutions, equipment and process expertise for any freezing and chilling requirements to help you keep your food fresh. The cryogenic properties of our gases are ideally suited for chilling, freezing, crust-freezing, individual quick freezing (IQF) and temperature control applications.
Cryo Tunnel - AFZ
Reduce Food Sanitation Risks with Revolutionary Cryogenic Tunnel Design
Cryo Injector - CB3
Get More Consistent Temperature Control Through the Batch
Hear from our expert about freezing and chilling food
Each customer and application is unique and the development of new innovative cryogenic solutions to meet these needs has allowed Airgas to excel in development and design for all food and beverage applications.
Protect the cold chain and preserve food quality
Process expertise tailored to address your unique production needs
Full line of safety products and PPE use in protecting your workers in food processing facilities
Freezing and Chilling Food
Learn more about how cryogenic food freezing and food chilling gases, equipment solutions and process expertise from Airgas help you maintain food quality and optimize production.
Challenges of Cost-effective Food Freezing
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Bottom Injection: An Emerging Food Hygiene Consideration
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Airgas Dry Ice: Food Production and Processing
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