#Food and Beverage Industry

  • CO2 is used to carbonate soft drinks, sparkling water, beer, and other carbonated beverages. To creates the characteristic fizz and bubbles, giving these beverages their refreshing and effervescent qualities.

  • CO2 is employed in Modified Atmosphere Packaging to extend the shelf life of perishable food products.

  • In the food industry, CO2 is used as a cooling agent for freezing and chilling food products.

  • CO2 is used as a solvent in the decaffeination process for coffee and tea under high pressure, without affecting their flavor compounds.

  • CO2 is used to control and adjust the pH levels in various beverages.

  • CO2 is used as a foaming agent in the production of certain food items like whipped cream, mousse, and certain baked goods. The release of CO2 gas creates the desired light and airy texture in these products.

  • In brewing and winemaking processes, CO2 is a natural byproduct of fermentation. Brewers and winemakers can control and monitor the fermentation process by measuring the amount of CO2 produced.

  • CO2 is used for controlled atmosphere storage to slow down the ripening process and extend the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables.