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Gas enabled solutions to help you succeed

Food grade gases have a multitude of applications within the food industry, engineered to help drive production benefits, minimise food waste, improve quality and food safety, and increase shelf life.

For over 60 years, our experts in the sector have been providing gases and gas-enabled equipment to extend shelf life by gas flushing, enhance temperature control through cryogenic freezing and chilling, improve food quality and safety, and help to drive sustainability targets.

Our specialists are here for you to discuss your challenges and offer solutions in food preservation, processing and presentation.  With a wealth of knowledge across the sector, and from our links around the globe, we can help.

​Food Grade Gases Improve Your Product Quality

The uses and benefits of food grade gases are wide. Here are just a few of the possible ways in which they can optimise your food processes, reduce your costs, improve your product quality, help you reach your sustainability goals and much more.

  • Ultra fast quality freezing or chilling
  • High quality standards for IQF or coated IQF products
  • Product texture optimisation: whipping, aerating and hardening
  • Extended shelf life of packaged products
  • Controlled and improved quality of fruit after harvest
  • Optimised grinding processes
  • Freshness on demand

Discover what we can do for you in this video.


Our Promise to You

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Safety and Reliability

Whether you need cylinders, packs, liquid bulk or on-site gas generation, we guarantee you a safe and reliable supply


Our food grade gases and equipment comply with all relevant local legislation and best practices

Expert Advice

With over 60 years of experience in the food industry, our experts, engineers and scientists are on hand to help you


R&D is part of our DNA. We are constantly working on new solutions to help you meet the food industry's evolving needs

Ask the Expert

Jon Trembley

Technology Manager - Cryogenic Applications

“Why choose Air Products?”

Our customers tell us that the difference lies in the quality of our equipment, the expertise of our people and the innovation from our R&D team.

Freshline® Smart Technology

Enter the world of smart cryogenic freezing. Control and optimize your gas consumption and food manufacturing processes, anytime and anywhere.


Freshline® Food Services

We don't just supply gases and equipment, we want to help you succeed every step of the way. This is why we also are world leaders in food industry innovation, run trials for you on-site or in one of our laboratories, offer consultancy including process evaluation and optimisation, analytical services and training support.


Wondering about Quality and Compliance?

We care deeply about safety and quality. Our gases and equipment comply with all relevant food legislation.


Gas Supply Options

Bulk Supply

Delivered by truck and stored on your site either as a liquid in cryogenic tanks or as a gas in high-pressure tubes based on your volume, desired pressure, purity level, flow rate, and operating pattern.

CryoEase® Microbulk Solutions

A convenient and cost-effective solution for larger operations. CryoEase® tanks are available in a range of sizes. The CryoEase® service simplifies your gas supply by eliminating the need to handle cylinders, stock taking and ordering.

Cylinders & Hard Goods

The traditional solution for low-volume gas supply. Cylinders can be supplied in a full range of sizes, pressures and gas purities for a range of gases and gas mixtures. Search our extensive network of distributors in the U.S. and parts of Canada for your cylinder and hard goods supply needs.

On-site Gas Generation

On-site gas generation helps sustainability-minded customers lower their carbon footprint, boost energy efficiency, increase throughput, enhance end product quality, and improve environmental performance. 

Questions? We've got answers.

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