Active packaging is able maintain and alter the pack atmosphere within individual food packs to maintain freshness, extend shelf life and increase consistency and quality for the consumer. They have a low unit cost and are easily inserted either by hand or from a machine fed system. The sachets or self adhesive labels are food quality compliant having been favourably assessed by EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) and are approved for direct food contact. Available to either absorb Oxygen or Carbon Dioxide, there are a huge variety of sizes and formats to meet manufacturer's requirements.
ATCO IL Oxygen Absorber and CO2 Generator eliminate pack oxygen and generate CO2 to compensate for the volume of oxygen absorbed. This is particularly suitable for rigid or semi rigid packs, where pack collapse (caused by O2 absorption) is undesirable, and the generated CO2 compensates the pack volume that is lost due to the oxygen absorption.
Sanitises the air & removes ethylene in fresh produce storage chambers (fruits, vegetables and ornamentals)
Generates & releases oxygen into a pack headspace (and absorb CO2 if also required).
ATCO® Carbon Dioxide Absorbers Sachets eliminate pack CO2 to maintain product efficacy & pack integrity. Particularly suitable for products that generate CO2 and run the risk of pack burst or displeasing aesthetics as a consequence of pack inflation.
ATCO® Oxygen Absorber sachets eliminate pack oxygen to extend shelf life & maintain product freshness & colour.
ATCO® Oxygen Absorber Self Adhesive Labels eliminate pack oxygen to extend shelf life & maintain product freshness & colour.
A reel of ATCO® Oxygen Absorbers with "sachets" that are designed to be cut and dispensed automatically. The absorbers eliminate pack oxygen to extend shelf life & maintain product freshness & colour.
ATCO® BOX Oxygen Absorbers are capable of absorbing oxygen in very large quantities to completely eliminate oxygen in bulk containers to extend shelf life & maintain product efficacy.
ATCO® Oxygen Indicator Label is totally non-toxic & food safe for insertion into food packages