keyboard_arrow_upAir Products’ technical services executive a key player in safety and quality
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Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), which is widely used in the food industry, has gone from strength to strength over the last few years. Air Products has seen tremendous growth, especially in its Freshline range of food gases.

keyboard_arrow_upFood technologist reveals secrets to success
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A young female food technologist seeking to progress in what has traditionally been a male-dominated gas industry might have a tough time, but not Air Products South Africa’s Nelisiwe ‘Neli’ Dlamini.

keyboard_arrow_upEU research to extend food shelf-life and cut waste
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  A £3.15M EU-funded research project, launched last January, which forms part of the EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), aims to develop ‘sustainable, active and intelligent’ packaging for fresh produce derived from microbes, say researchers. It offers the potential to eliminate up to 75 per cent of fresh produce that is wasted before being consumed.