Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP)

Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) has been a technology pillar of the fresh cut produce industry for more than 20 years. Properly designed and utilized, it has the potential to optimize shelf life, quality and convenience, thus contributing to the economic and safe global distribution of fresh cut produce.

Due to these advantageous attributes, MAP is now being evaluated in a whole host of new applications and segments of the marketplace. Additional functionality attributes are being researched and evaluated, including antimicrobial, RH, free liquid, and ethylene management.

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