Food Technology Centre opened in Thailand
Air Products, a pioneer of cryogenic food freezing and
chilling technologies, has announced the opening of its Asia Food Technology
Centre at the Thailand Science Park in Bangkok.
The Centre has been established to provide innovative solutions and technical
expertise to support the ever-increasing demands from the growing Asian food
By strategically locating the Asia Food Technology Centre in Thailand, one of
the world's leading food processing markets, Air Products can now work closer to
its Asian customers to drive forward new food processing innovations. The
company is also able to leverage microbiological and food science research
capabilities within the Thailand Science Park and nearby universities.
"Putting our focus where the market is, the Centre enables us to respond more
quickly to the changing needs of our food customers, in which time-to-market and
innovations are critical for their success," said Ivo Bols, vice president and
general manager of Merchant Gases, Air Products Asia.
On show at the centre is a broad selection of Air Products' Freshlineâ„¢ food
preservation solutions which maintain the quality and freshness of foods. The
Centre also includes other facilities such as a laboratory kitchen and a cold
The set-up enables Air Products to work with customers to develop innovations
and resolve issues which relate to maintaining high quality and freshness of a
wide variety of food products. It also houses a state of the art training
centre, and is envisaged to be a Centre of Excellence to serve food customers
throughout the Asian region.
â€¢ Air Products
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