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Since 1902 Air Liquide has led the way in safe and effective gas solutions for the food industry. We serve the entire food industry supply chain, “from farm to fork”. We have developed innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the most rigorous health and safety standards for the benefit of the industry and consumers. Whether in freezing, modified atmosphere packaging, quality and flavor preservation, carbonation, inerting and/or throughout the processing and distribution chains, our goal is to enhance your productivity and profitability to extend product shelf life while ensuring safety and quality.

Our offers are compatible with any kind of food production set-up – from raw material preparation to finished product transportation – and are based on strong technical expertise. Our vast knowledge of the food industry is grounded in more than 100 years of experience and a global research and development network. We lead the industry in the secure production and reliable supply of premium grade industrial gases, including food grade gases. We have applied this knowledge and experience to develop a dedicated brand for food grade gases: ALIGAL™.

Safety first

Air Liquide's carbon dioxide liquefaction and nitrogen production facilities serving the food and beverage industry have achieved the Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000), an internationally-recognized standard for food safety. In the United States, our innovative cryogenic freezing systems meets today’s highest standards for food safety.

A strong tradition of innovation

When you choose Air Liquide, you can depend on a dynamic multifaceted corporation committed to solid growth through proven technical solutions. Our food industry experts continually work closely with our research and development group to develop innovative cryogenic technologies for the entire supply chain.

We continually strive to find ways to improve food safety and quality by working to enhance food preservation, storage, processing and transport. Our research and development centers are equipped with industry-leading facilities including a microbial laboratory, research laboratory and a pilot plant to measure, test and develop cryogenic and gas applications for the food and beverage industry.


Air Liquide in the value chain





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.