Food Processing

Food Processing

Protect the health and safety of workers and your food processing equipment from indoor and outdoor sources of air contamination with tailored solutions for food processing.

At Camfil, we take food safety compliance and human health seriously. Backed by high standards of research, development and quality assurance, our pioneering air filters and cleanroom solutions for the food industry can help you comply with increasingly tough food hygiene and safety regulations.

Air filtration products designed for food processing

Here’s what Camfil’s air filter and dust collector solutions can do at your food facility:

  • Limit microbiological cross-contamination from mould, bacteria, viruses, VOCs, fine dusts from dry ingredients
  • Improve your equipment’s resistance to corrosion
  • Fight odours
  • Cut production downtime and product loss
  • Gain operational efficiencies, with quick and simple filter installation and accessibility
  • Comply with food safety standards – we provide food contact certification when applicable
  • Contribute to an enhanced customer food experience
  • Maximise operational excellence and extend shelf life

Our ProSafe range of filters offer food manufacturers peace of mind. They meet the strictest regulations in the food industry. Plus, they give you high energy efficiency and a lower total cost of ownership.

Optimise performance and reduce risk with air filtration products for food safety compliance

We work with you to understand your complete air filtration needs and advise you on regulatory requirements for air quality.

Our solutions help you comply with these industry requirements and standards:

  • Food certification for components that come into contact with the product
  • VDI 6022 and ISO 846 for inert raw materials against microbial growth and deterioration in the organoleptic characteristics of food
  • Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 for all products related to the food industry
  • Products that meet HACCP risk requirements (hazard analysis and critical control points)
  • Filter labelling, identification and raw material traceability
  • EN 779:2012 for guaranteed filtration efficiency levels

Latest articles

Selecting filter media to optimise performance of your dust extraction system

Created Tuesday, 12 July 2022

For the best possible protection of your processes, products and your employees, you need an effective dust extraction system including the proper filtration media. This eBook outlines five factors you should take into consideration about your dust and process when determining the right filter media.

Life science and healthcare Manufacturing and Machinery Food and beverage

Signs of an underperforming dust collection system

Created Tuesday, 7 June 2022

A properly designed and installed dust collection system will effectively catch, convey and separate hazardous and nuisance dusts. Our new ePoster pinpoints key areas to watch and signs to look for that will help you avoid problems with your dust collection system and to keep up process availability in your production facility.

Life science and healthcare Manufacturing and Machinery Food and beverage

Removing Food Odours

Created Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Food odours are often a problem for commercial kitchens and industrial food producers when they are located near residential dwellings. Learn how these odours can be controlled using molecular filtration

Dust collectors are necessary safety systems which have to be maintained properly

Created Monday, 23 May 2022

Dust collectors are necessary safety systems in many manufacturing and processing plants, thus as in the food processing industry. But if they are not designed, installed and maintained properly, these systems themselves can cause serious problems. In this eBook we highlight 10 ways how to make sure your dust collection system is up to the tasks of keeping workers safe, maximising production uptime and meeting regulatory compliance.

Life science and healthcare Manufacturing and Machinery Food and beverage

Dust extraction for a packaging line at a sugar coated candy producer

Created Friday, 15 October 2021

Handling dust produced due to sugar can be challenging as it is explosive, sticky and abrasive. In this facility, the customer produces soft gummy sweet sugar coated candy and required an efficient and reliable dust extraction solution for a new packaging line.

Case Studies Air quality Food and beverage

Biosecurity at Artificial Insemination Stud Farm

Created Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Air filtration solutions focusing on clean air in stud farm facilities to prevent the risk of infection among pigs.

Virus Contamination Control Case Studies Air quality

FOOD2TRAIN ITALY: SAFE READY TO EAT MEALS

Created Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Food2Train's goal is to ensure an optimal hygienic profile of its products and a consequent increase in shelf-life. With this motive, since the start of the plant, Food2Train is working on a concept of cleanroom based environment in the food production cycle. This environment is dedicated to the portioning and distribution of its products hygienically along with eliminating the number of airborne microorganisms from the process to ensure maximum protection of the product.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Case Studies Air quality Food and beverage

Replacement Cartridge filters and plates for dust extraction systems

Created Friday, 25 June 2021

Did you know Camfil have a full range of retrofit filters that can be utilised in all the most common brands on the market. Camfil filters are not just designed to work but to optimise your dust extraction systems performance

Life science and healthcare Manufacturing and Machinery Food and beverage

Why high efficiency air filtration is important for food safety

Created Thursday, 29 October 2020

The food and beverage industry is affected by unique air quality challenges that can risk the health and safety of workers, production equipment along with a potential for contamination. Let’s look at how high-efficiency air filters can provide an effective and affordable solution.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Food and beverage

Tonnies Meat Processing Facility - BOOSTING AIR QUALITY STANDARDS IN THE RIGHT PLACE

Created Thursday, 27 August 2020

In the meat processing industry, there is a big focus on ventilation technology for the prevention of the virus outbreak. Due to a lack of standards in the industry around ventilation, there is very little guidance around what should be considered as the clean air requirements for the facility.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Virus Contamination Control Case Studies Food and beverage

Air Quality recommendations for Meat processing FACILITY

Created Friday, 7 August 2020

Air quality in meat processing facilities is often the forgotten ingredient within their facility. Did you know that Meat processing factories are susceptible to the spread of airborne viruses and microbes? The temperature and humidity requirements along with the production processes lend to the survival of airborne microbes and viruses. This means that the airborne viruses can survive longer in the air than in other facilities.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Virus Contamination Control Air quality Food and beverage

WHAT IS DUST? AND HOW TO ELIMINATE DUST IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT 

Created Friday, 3 July 2020

Dust is everywhere – in our homes, workplaces and the surrounding environment. One can be annoyed with the dust piled on the surface of the bookshelf but unfortunately there is a darker side; the dust can cause allergies, health problems and expensive issues in production processes and equipment.

Manufacturing and Machinery Air quality

Food and Beverage Producer

Created Thursday, 7 May 2020

Case Study: Our client had noticed that although Carbon panel filters were initially a solution, the solution was only short term and the panels needed to be changed frequently in order to reduction of odours.

Case Studies

Food Ingredients and Dust

Created Tuesday, 21 April 2020

A Canadian-based provider of wholesale French and Asian-style cakes and pastries that ship to restaurants and grocery stores throughout North America turned to Camfil when it needed a dust collector. The requirements for the dust collector included the ability to collect flour, sugar, baking and dry mix dust from ingredients being dropped into mixers, augers and bin dumpers.

Case Studies Food and beverage

HEPA FILTRATION-The Changing trends

Created Friday, 28 February 2020

HEPA filtration is required in a range of different Industries from Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Microelectronics and even the Food and Beverage Industry. Learn about the changing trends in HEPA filtration requirements, How HEPA filtration has advanced over the last number of years and how to identify and reduce the associated costs to your clean air requirements

Life science and healthcare Air quality

Absolute V

Created Friday, 10 January 2020

The new Absolute V HEPA range of air filters is all about making your life simpler, safer and more eco friendly. This is achieved by offering you filters that are extremely light-weight, robust and easy to handle. Filters that provide world-leading protection for your operations.

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Air Cleaners in Food and Beverage Production

Created Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Air is a Vital Ingredient in Food and Beverage Production. Protecting your production process and final product has never been easier

Air cleaners and air purifiers Food and beverage

Food Producer Builds Appetite For Gold Series®

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

Case Study. Food Producer Builds Appetite For Gold Series. Nestle wanted a turnkey installation and a guaranteed price for a dust collection system at their frozen dinner plant. The application called for two collectors to handle the various types of spices and additives.

Case Studies

Midwest PMS

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

Case Study: Eliminating Dust Clouds At Midwest PMS. Midwest PMS is a manufacturer of liquid supplements for livestock that are custom blended per order to various customers in the US. Their fully automated batching system combines an order’s various ingredients by weight.

Case Studies

Camfil Serves Up Savings in Energy, Filter Costs, and Labour

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

Case Study: Filter Savings At Frozen Food Manufacturer. Three air handling units supplied air to critical processing areas in one of the USA's largest frozen food manufacturing facilities. The pre and final filter combination saved the plant over $33,000 per year.

Case Studies

Gold Series X-Flo

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

GSX collectors are ideal for use in pharma, mining, food and chemical processing industries. They also provide a safer work environment in metalworking applications like welding and cutting.

Manufacturing and Machinery

Introducing Camfil'S ProSafe Range of Air Filters

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

Some processes are more sensitive than others. If you work in the food and beverage or life science industries, you know how tough the demands on clean air are. To be sure you have the right filter, look for the ProSafe symbol.

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