Food

What is the Difference Between an Oxygen Scavenger and a Desiccant?

There is a wide variety of sorbents available for use in packaging and the manufacturing process in general, but most of them fall into one of two categories: oxygen scavengers or desiccants. Depending upon the application, the optimal sorbent is chosen according to its purpose and production necessities. Here is an overview of each: Oxygen […]

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The History of Desiccants and Multisorb Filtration Group

Desiccants, in one form or another, have been used by a number of different cultures, starting with their application centuries ago. A variety of materials were used for a range of purposes, including controlling moisture content and drying processes.  Desiccants have been put to work for a variety of medical conditions and procedures, as well […]

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Multiform CSF Canister Sustainability

The Multiform CSF Canister from Multisorb. Enhanced Sustainability and Improved Cost Savings Desiccant canisters can present a set of unique challenges all their own, which can significantly slow down production, and create unnecessary costs during manufacturing. Multisorb CSF Canister technology addresses all of these obstacles, both from a sustainability and a cost point of view. […]

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What Type of Sorbent is Best For Your Package? Find Out Now!

Typical applications for sorbents include protection against degradation from moisture, oxygen, and volatiles in the food, pharmaceutical, dietary supplement industries and more. Because there is such a wide variety of packaging configurations, sorbents are available in a number of formats, the most popular being canisters and packets. To ensure sorbents can be included various package […]

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Considering a Superior Sorbent Solution?

Start Here. Integrating a desiccant into a packaging line should never cause any disruption. Multisorb sorbent dispensers can be incorporated into production lines, with a throughput of up to 300 units per minute. Choosing to utilize both dispensers and sorbents simultaneously assures troubleshooting capabilities for both. In this regard, it is possible to offer the […]

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The Difference Between Sorbent Companies Can Be Crucial to Success.

When it comes to sorbents, quality, safety, and customer support are just as important as price. Of course, quality is of the highest importance, and it is an absolute necessity when it comes to sorbents. Certainly, the sorbent should also be approved by the Food & Drug Administration where applicable, to ensure it meets their […]

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Are You Using the Right Desiccant? Find out Now.

Desiccant implementation is technical. It is not a “one size fits all” solution. In the video below, a Multisorb Scientist talks about the importance of simulation modeling in ensuring you get the right desiccant for your product. Ensure that your pharmaceutical product remains safe, stable, and active when they get to the people who depend […]

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A Mini Dictionary for Active Packaging

The active packaging industry helps many companies prolong the lifespan of their products. Take a product like deli meat, for example. The meat naturally has a short lifespan. In time, the appearance of the meat starts to fade and it must be removed from the shelves within 10 days or so. By adding active packaging […]

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4 Reasons To Stay Away From Cheap Sorbents

Sorbents give food and pharmaceutical brands a way to extend the shelf life of their product. A sachet tucked inside a bag of beef jerky or a canister inside a bottle of pharmaceuticals, for example, traps oxygen and moisture that can degrade products. Sorbents are effective. However, not all sorbents are created equal. There are […]

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The Benefits of Oxygen-Absorbing Film in Food Packaging

An innovative solution to extend the shelf life of food is now available. Oxygen-absorbing film protects the quality, look, flavor, aroma, and texture of food – and it blends seamlessly into the product’s packaging. Multisorb has developed an oxygen absorbing resin that is integrated directly into film called FreshPlus. FreshPlus can be let down in […]

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