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Controlled Atmosphere Storage and CO2

Controlled Atmosphere Storage and CO2
Long-term grain storage has been a problem since the dawn of agriculture. 30-50% of grain is lost in storage and transport. Using Controller Atmosphere Storage and carbon dioxide (CO2), these problems can be eliminated.

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CO2 Important for Ripening Fresh Produce

CO2 Important for Ripening Fresh Produce

Did you ever wonder how produce at the grocery store is always at the peak of its ripeness on the shelf? Chances are, carbon dioxide was involved. Some produce like apples have their ripeness retarded by storing them in CO2. Large storage containers are lined with heavy bags and filled with young apples. The bags are sealed, then pumped full of CO2 gas. Stored in this manner, some produce can remain in an unripened state for weeks after picking. A leak in a storage bag can represent hundreds of pounds of produce lost. To test for leaks, shippers use our...

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