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Air Liquide in the value chain
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Individual quick freezing (IQF)

Air Liquide’s advanced immersion and tunnel freezers are ideal for a range of products, including baked goods, fruits and vegetables, seafood and prepared foods. Our IQF solutions eliminate the inconvenience of defrosting block frozen products and allow for easy portioning and mixing of pre-prepared frozen products, including small, sticky products such as fruits.

Backed by our extensive knowledge of IQF, we have developed innovative and customizable solutions using both liquid nitrogen and liquid carbon dioxide. 

Gases

Air Liquide offers food-grade liquid nitrogen and liquid carbon dioxide for use as a freezing agent.

Equipment

Air Liquide offers a range of freezing equipment for IQF to meet the diverse needs of the industry. We have developed industry-leading proprietary cryogenic freezing technologies including immersion, tunnel and spiral freezers.

Services

We offer a range of on-site services including process analysis and optimization, installation and start-up support, and inspection and maintenance. Our iDATAL gas management services are offered alongside our bulk gas supply solutions. 

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Why choose us?

  • 01

    Certified gases

    In the United States, Air Liquide meets the highest benchmarks for food safety and quality. 

  • 02

    Sanitary design

    Accepted by the USDA Dairy and Poultry Program (2010 standard), Air Liquide’s industry-leading cryogenic freezing systems, ALIGAL FZ and Cryo Immersion Unit-ACC, are innovative and easy to clean. 

  • 03

    Industry expertise

    Air Liquide continually improves and invents new applications and equipment for the food industry to tackle emerging challenges in food safety and quality.