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Packaging That Keeps Food Safe and Fresh

April 17, 2020

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Food packaging plays an essential role in the protection and distribution of sensitive foods like dairy, bakery items, meat, fish and poultry products, and fresh fruits and vegetables. It's more important than ever to protect against pathogenic organisms that can contaminate and prematurely spoil foods.

GARD™ antimicrobial is the answer.

Food security is a major issue, and our proven GARD™ antimicrobial additive plays a central role in the solution. Assuring safety, maintaining quality and extending shelf-life are critical to all perishable food products. GARD™ antimicrobial has been extensively tested, is FDA approved and can be applied to any polymers used for food packaging, including PE, PP, PS, PET and more. With up to a '5-log reduction' in antimicrobial protection (99.999%) and proven highly effective against MRSA, Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli and dozens of common, dangerous organisms, GARD™ is the solution for your food packaging.

This sustainable polymer additive has a wide range of food packaging applications, including but not limited to:

  • Food wrap and films
  • Trays
  • Bottles
  • Clamshell containers
  • Pouches and bags
  • Food delivery containers

Additionally, GARD™ does not contain any chemicals, enzymes or additives sourced from animals, making it perfectly suitable for halal, kosher and vegan certified foods.

To learn more about GARD™ and our entire catalog of sustainable polymer additives and products, contact us today.

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