Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) using CO2 to stabilize perishable and non-perishable foods has been around a while. It has proven to be a reliable way to reduce spoilage, discoloration and dehydration of many food products.
Researchers continue to study the technology to figure out ways to make it more cost-effective and foolproof for food producers. Here are 3 things about MAP that they suggest:
Check your packaging.
A recent study on MAP sought to identify ways that producers might save money using the CO2 technology.