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ICPG’s experts work with companies to design custom material solutions for high pressure processing applications.
In many food applications, packaging solutions must be sterile, controlling pathogens and microorganisms to prevent spoilage. In many processes, this is done by heating the food to a high temperature during the packaging process. However, this isn’t always the most ideal solution for processing food — heat can affect food chemistry, impact food quality and reduce nutritional value. In these cases, high pressure processing (HPP) may be an alternate solution. HPP packaging works by sealing the product in its intended package which is then batch processed in a pressure chamber and processed under high-pressure processing conditions. In simple terms, the high pressure environment inactivates pathogens and microorganisms, creating a safe internal environment without heat for the intended food application.
● Meat, poultry and seafood
● Avocado & guacamole
● Baby food
● Dips & salsa
● Ready-to-eat meals
● Clarified HPP compatible PP
● Application-based barrier specifications
● Enhanced OTR & MVTR PP
● Snap-able PP for FS & FFS processes
● Barrier extrusion lamination
● Multi-layer coextrusion
● Symmetrical & asymmetrical structures
As the packaging industry continues to evolve, you have a choice between many polymers that are well-suited for high pressure food packaging. As you determine the best material for your application, there are certain considerations to take into account. You want a material that can fit into your process requirements and meet the needs of your application while remaining sustainable and cost-effective. If you’re looking for the ideal solution, ICPG can help you navigate these considerations. We offer a range of high-quality materials for the packaging industry, and we have the expertise to help you develop your custom solution.
Looking for the perfect packaging solution for your applications? A material solutions expert at ICPG can help you determine the best fit polymer for your needs.
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