Big bags, big risks. Preventing pests in FIBCs is a delicate challenge. One tiny insect can have an enormous impact on the content of big bags, sometimes ruining up to 1.500 kg of product. Masterpack’s Modified Atmosphere technique for FIBCs might be the solution you are looking for, with benefits stretching far beyond pest control.
1. Modified Atmosphere is suitable for many products
The possibilities are endless when it comes to the food products MAP can be applied too, because the air composition in every FIBC can be tailored to the specific needs of the product. Examples of suitable products are:
- Dried foods, such as nuts, rice, corn, grain, beans, herbs
- (Dairy) Powders: as well as coffee and cacao powders
- Dried specialties and refined products
2. Modified Atmosphere is not harmful to the environment (or consumers)
The Modified Atmosphere technique makes no use of chemicals or pesticides whatsoever. A modified atmosphere is created by adjusting oxygen and CO2 levels within the packaging to the desired value. Nothing is added to the product, keeping it safe and fresh.
3. Modified Atmosphere is also applicable to organic food
Following up on the point above, this technique is also suitable for organic food products. With a big increase in demand out of a sustainability and health perspective, MAP opens up a world of possibilities for producers aiming to make the change to organic to meet market demands.
4. Modified Atmosphere sustains and enhances the quality of the product
Last but not least, MAP doesn’t just keep the product safe from pests, it also inhibits the growth of micro-organisms and protects against oxidation processes. It also keeps dry products safe from unwanted moisture development. This means that the freshness of the products is maintained and shelf life is elongated.
The best against pests
Are you looking for the best technique against pests, that also offers additional benefits for your product and supply chain? Look no further - get in touch with our experts to discover why Modified Atmosphere in Big Bags is the best solution for your business.