Food Lab Support

Food Lab Improves Your Cryogenic food Freezing Process

Perfect Your Product

What sets Praxair apart from the competition? Our capability to help you thoroughly understand how cryogenic freezing systems will affect your product, and how making changes to your current method could benefit your operations. In our Food Technologies Laboratory, you have access to a diverse group of experts who will happily share their experience and discuss the best way to improve your new or existing process.

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Our lab is a full-time facility, staffed with experienced and dedicated technicians. Here we conduct tests using full-size production equipment, and provide accurate and detailed equipment capacity sizing and freezing rate curves — often answering your most difficult product or processing questions — so that you can optimize your system.

Whether you need to see and evaluate space saving spiral equipment for freezing or chilling options or better understand our flighted-belt and rotary systems for IQF production, the Praxair Food Lab is an invaluable starting point. Use this link to continue reading about the food lab's contribution for maximizing cost savings

The Food Lab has been helping customers determine optimal freezing and chilling procedures for over 40 years. Our evaluations are supported by data collected from thousands of tests on actual food products, in-lab thermal analyses and product testing on production-scale equipment.

What to Expect

When you work with the Food Lab, we will:

  • collect data on the thermal characteristics of your product using thermal analysis and calorimetry testing
  • determine the optimal parameters for your freezing and chilling equipment
  • evaluate with you how your product looks, handles and tastes using our test kitchen
  • recommend cryogenic systems and process adjustments ways to better meet your production goals

Speak to a Food Lab Technician

So, whether it’s maximizing yield, boosting production or perfecting your finished product, our Lab experts are ready to help with a customized assessment of your operation. Use Contact Us to get in touch with a Praxair representative and talk to one of our experts today.