By packaging under a modified atmosphere (MAP: Modified Atmosphere Packaging) food products are protected from unwanted influences, thereby extending the shelf-life of the products. When packaging baked goods either carbon dioxide, nitrogen or a mixture of the two is used depending on the application.
Reduction in growth of bacteriaand mould
No pressing together of the products as with vacuum packaging
Messer supplies gases which are tailored to your needs. Examples are given in the following table.
80 - 100 % N2 + 0 - 20 % CO2
Bread rolls, pre-baked pastries
100 % N2
20 - 30 % N2 + 70 - 80 % CO2