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FreshUs is oxygen absorber to protect packaged foods and other products against spoilage, mold growth, color change, loss of nutritive values, insect damage and loss of quality. By removing residual oxygen inside packaging to below 0.01% FreshUs effectively preserve packaged foods without use of food additives and preservatives. FreshUs not only extends shelf life but keeps product quality as was.

Compared to other packaging methods FreshUs shows better performance as shown in the chart below. FreshUs can replace or combine with these conventional Gas Flushing or Vacuum and back flushing methods to ensure product quality and extend shelf life.

Packaging Method
Results
Benefit
Gas Flushing
Approximately 0.5% to 5%
Residual Oxygen
Provides Some Control of
Aerobic Microbial Growth
Vacuum and
Back Flush
Achieves as little as 0.1%
Residual Oxygen
Controls Microbial Growth
Temporarily*
FreshUs
Reduces and maintains Oxygen
content in packaging to below
0.01%
Eliminates Aerobic Microbial
Growth and Oxidative Chemical
Reactions in Packaging
* Mold has been shown to grow in 20 days at 25 deg C at 0.2% residual oxygen (From "Techniques for the preservation of food by employment of an oxygen absorber," Nakamura and Hoshino, 1983)

M-type FreshUs is used in an environment where enough moisture exists such as fresh or precooked pasta or noodles, and Cheese & dairy products packaging. Moisture inside packaging is used to activate FreshUs to work. Thus M-type FreshUs is more resistant than S-type on exposure to the air if humidity level is low enough. And M-type FreshUs is recommended to use in packaging in about 6 hours once open the master bag.



Advantages

Extends shelf life
Keeps freshness and quality of food
Prevents growth of molds and microorganism
Prevents discoloration of food
Safe to be exposed to the air for hours before packaging



Applications

Processed, smoked, & cured meats
Cheese & dairy products
Fresh and precooked pasta & noodles
Kimchi
Rice Cake & Fish Cakes
Breads & cakes
Cookies & pastries
Pizza
Tortilla

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