Food Production and Processing

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Purity matters

Choose Airgas Dry Ice for the quality and traceability your food production process requires

You can’t afford for your product to come in contact with anything that could contaminate it. That’s why Airgas Dry Ice goes to extreme lengths to make sure your dry ice is safe to use in all food production, processing and transportation applications.


Why choose Airgas Dry Ice for food production? Because you need dry ice that’s:

Safe to use in your applications

  • Our proprietary metal-detection process helps to identify potential foreign material before dry ice is shipped out
  • Airgas Dry Ice consistently produces a food-grade product that meets or exceeds the provisions of FDA requirements in 21 CFR 110
  • We use food-grade liquid carbon dioxide to produce all of our dry ice products
  • Our products meet and/or exceed the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) standard specifications for dry ice

Brought to you in a clean, traceable container

  • Every product that leaves our facilities complies with our strict chain-of-custody protocols
  • Our quality control program was developed around Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and modeled after ISO 9001
  • Our stainless steel-lined shipping containers are designed to comply with food safety initiatives

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Wherever you are, Airgas Dry Ice is there too

No matter how many locations you operate, no supplier is better positioned to serve you than Airgas Dry Ice. Our 15 production facilities and 50 distribution points are strategically located across the U.S., making it easier for you to get the products and services you need, when and where you need them.


Find the correct type of dry ice for your specialized application

rice pellets

Rice Pellets

Approximately ¼"

standard pellets

Standard Pellets

Approximately ½-¾"

Half-cut Block

Half-cut Block

Approximately
5" x 10" x 2 "

Cut Block

Cut Block

Approximately
10" x 10" x 2 "

Quarter Loaf

Quarter Loaf

Approximately
5" x 5" x 10"

Full Block

Full Block

Approximately
10" x 10" x 10"

Get more details about each product on our Dry Ice Products page.


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Looking for more ways to chill and freeze your products?

Airgas engineers can work with you to build the cooler or freezer that fits your space and your production goals. Learn what we can do for you.