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Maximize Shelf Life, Minimize Spoilage: Using Dry Ice in Food Storage

Posted by Rachael Barnes on May 31, 2024 10:46:49 AM

The food industry demands strict standards for cleanliness, efficiency, and safety. In such a dynamic environment, innovative solutions like dry ice have become invaluable. Dry ice, the solid form of carbon dioxide (CO₂), has revolutionized various aspects of food production, storage, and transportation. When it comes to dry ice production and blasting equipment, Cold Jet stands out as a premier choice for businesses aiming to elevate their operations.

Why Dry Ice?

Superior Cooling Power

Dry ice maintains a temperature of -78.5°C (-109.3°F), making it far colder than water ice. This extreme cold is perfect for quickly freezing food products, ensuring they retain their texture, flavor, and nutritional value. In addition, dry ice sublimates, transitioning directly from a solid to a gas, leaving no liquid residue. This is especially beneficial in environments where moisture can compromise product quality or sanitation.


Extended Shelf Life

Using dry ice helps extend the shelf life of perishable goods. By maintaining optimal temperatures, it prevents the growth of bacteria and mold, preserving the freshness of food products during storage and transport. This not only reduces waste but also ensures that consumers receive the highest quality products.

Versatile Applications

Dry ice has a wide range of applications in the food industry:

  • Food Processing: Utilized across various sectors including meat processing, industrial bakeries, and winemaking facilities, dry ice plays a crucial role in maintaining uniform temperatures and preventing hot spots in the processing of beef, poultry, pork, and seafood. By effectively inhibiting microbial growth, dry ice ensures the preservation of food quality during critical stages such as offal and trim lines, mixing/grinding processes, and shipping.

GIF 01 DIMS Food Processing

  • Transportation: Dry ice is ideal for shipping temperature-sensitive products like seafood, meat, and dairy, ensuring that these items remain at safe temperatures during transit.

GIF 02 DIMS Food Transportation

  • Cleaning: Dry ice blasting is an eco-friendly cleaning method that uses dry ice pellets to remove contaminants from equipment without leaving behind secondary waste. This method is non-abrasive and safe for food processing equipment.

GIF 01 Blasting Food Processing

Why Choose Cold Jet?

Cold Jet is a global leader in dry ice technology, offering innovative solutions tailored to the needs of the food industry. Here’s why Cold Jet is the preferred partner:

  • Unmatched Expertise

With decades of experience, Cold Jet has pioneered many advancements in dry ice technology. Our team of experts understands the unique challenges faced by the food industry and provides customized solutions that meet strict regulatory standards.

  • High-Quality Products

Cold Jet’s dry ice production systems ensure the highest quality of dry ice, produced on-demand and on-site. This guarantees freshness, maximizes efficiency, and minimizes costs associated with storage and transportation.

Our dry ice blasting equipment offers superior cleaning performance, enhances operational efficiency, and ensures compliance with health and safety regulations. Cold Jet’s equipment is designed to be user-friendly, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.

  • Sustainable Solutions

At Cold Jet, we are committed to sustainability. Our dry ice solutions are environmentally friendly, reducing water usage and eliminating the need for harmful chemicals in cleaning processes. By choosing Cold Jet, businesses can reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a greener future.

Incorporating dry ice into food industry operations brings a host of benefits, from superior cooling power to versatile applications and enhanced product quality. When it comes to sourcing dry ice and related technology, Cold Jet stands out for its expertise, high-quality products, innovative equipment, and commitment to sustainability. Partner with Cold Jet to ensure your business stays at the forefront of industry standards and delivers the best to your customers.

Ready to elevate your food industry operations with Cold Jet’s dry ice solutions? Contact us today to learn more about our products and services.


Food and Beverage, Dry Ice Production