Air Products’ Expertise on Modified Atmospheric Packaging

When it comes to leading the market in Specialty Gas products, Air Products is most definitely one of the front-runners, due to the quality and extensive range of products available.

The Company’s position is further strengthened by its innovative culture, customer-centric approach, and technical expertise from the commercial and operations teams.

By using modified atmospheric packaging (MAP), the product shelf life for various food products is significantly increased in a safe and natural way. MAP is known for its role in food safety and provide many benefits to food manufacturers and consumers The three main gases used in MAP are Freshline® Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Freshline® Nitrogen (N2) and Freshline® Oxygen (O2).

A single gas or a mixture of gases can be used, depending on the chemical and physical properties of the food being packaged.

Palesa Mashigoane, Air Products’ Freshline® Product Manager is knowledgeable and experienced and provides customers with valuable assistance and technical advice.

  • View the video as Palesa provides insight on the uses and benefits of MAP.
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About Air Products South Africa

Air Products South Africa (Pty) Limited manufactures, supplies and distributes a diverse portfolio of atmospheric gases, specialty gases, equipment and services to the Southern African region.

Air Products touches the lives of consumers in positive ways every day, and serves customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage, mining and petrochemicals, primary metal and steel manufacturers, welding and cutting applications to laboratory applications.

Founded in 1969, Air Products South Africa has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety, quality and the environment. In addition the company aims to continue its growth and market position in the Southern African region.

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