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FreshMax® Oxygen Absorbers are designed to protect packaged foods and other products against mold growth, color change, rancidity, and loss of nutritional value. FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers are adhesive backed and offer a flat, flexible format, with an ultrathin, low-profile design, making them seemingly invisible.
FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers can be easily applied or inserted using high-speed dispensing equipment.
FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers repeatedly demonstrated effectiveness in extending the shelf life of oxygen-sensitive foods and other products. Even under extreme testing conditions, the use of FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers resulted in a decrease in mold spoilage of pre-sliced meats and considerable extension of shelf life.
FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers extends product freshness and retains food taste and color without being an actual food ingredient. FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers reduces the need for added preservatives and allows a more natural product to be marketed.
FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers are most effectively used with moist or semi-moist food products that have a water activity of greater than 0.65. Exposure to oxygen prior to use should be minimized for maximum efficiency.
FreshMax Self-Adhering Oxygen Absorbers incorporate a solid-fill sorbent and a non-perforated top sheet, therefore, they contain no loose powder to spill out, are dustless, and will not leach sorbent materials through the top sheet.
FreshMax Type M Oxygen Absorbers are available for use with carbon dioxide flushing - 3cc to 20cc standard capacity. Custom sizes are available based on application.
|FreshMax Oxygen Absorbers||Reduces and maintains oxygen content in packaging to below 0.01%||Limits growth of aerobic organisms and oxidative chemical reactions in packaging.|
|Vacuum and Back Flush||Reduces to only 0.1% residual oxygen||Temporarily controls microbial growth*|
|Gas Flushing||Reduces to approximately 0.5% to 5% oxygen||Provides minimal control of aerobic microbial growth*|
*Mold has been shown to grow in 20 days at 25°C at 0.2% residual oxygen (From “Techniques for the Preservation of Food by Employment of an Oxygen Absorber,” Nakamura and Hoshino, 1983)