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News ReleaseAir Products to Highlight the Power of Liquid Nitrogen for a Variety of Food Processing Applications at Northwest Food & Beverage World 2017

January 04, 2017 Lehigh Valley, Pa.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) will highlight the power of liquid nitrogen for a variety of applications both up and down the food production line at Northwest Food & Beverage World 2017 in Portland, Oregon, from January 9-11.

Food manufacturers are invited to stop by the “Cold Zone” at booth 432 to discover the many traditional and innovative ways Air Products is helping customers use liquid nitrogen to help remove heat from their processes and improve the quality, throughput and shelf life of their food products. In addition to freezing and chilling, for example, liquid nitrogen is used in mixing applications to instantly stop the cooking process in order to chill sauces and gravies, ultimately reducing cooling times. In coating applications, the low temperature of liquid nitrogen provides greater control of the enrobing process. And during grinding, liquid nitrogen can be used to eliminate frictional heat to help improve the throughput of mills and the consistency of the grind. This also helps to prevent the loss of flavor and aroma components in food additives, ingredients, and functional foods.

A recognized leader in cryogenic technology applications, Air Products has been providing high-purity gases, equipment and technologies to the food industry for more than 50 years. The company’s Freshline® portfolio has solutions for every type of customer, from large manufacturers with multiple product lines to small food processors with a niche product and every operation in between. Air Products provides its industrial gases in a variety of delivery options to match each customer’s requirements, from low- to high-volume users.

For more information about Air Products’ complete portfolio of offerings for the food industry, call 800-654-4567 (outside of the U.S. 610-706-4730) or visit

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company’s core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment.

The Company had fiscal 2016 sales of $9.5 billion and has a current market capitalization of approximately $30 billion. Approximately 17,000 employees in 50 countries strive to make Air Products the world’s safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. For more information, visit

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