Food & Beverage

Industrial gas supply for the food & beverage industry

Keeping food fresher, longer with cryogenic gases supplied by Linde

Our gases provide the product characteristics that our customers need. Frozen, chilled, crisp, fresh, fizzy — it’s all possible with Linde gases and application expertise. We work with a wide range of customers to increase their productivity and improve yield, all while enhancing food product quality and maintaining our focus on food safety. We sustain food safety by developing new and innovative applications and technologies, as well as continuously improving our existing systems to make your process even more efficient.

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How your food and beverage needs are met

When you buy from Linde, you get our total system approach, ensuring that you receive products optimized for your operations and 24/7 support from our customer service center, in-house food technologists, and field service engineers. We help you deliver high quality food and drink straight to your customers so you can meet their ever-changing needs. At Linde. we are making our world more productive

Industrial applications for the food & beverage industry

Freezing and Chilling Pizza

Freezing & Chilling

We offer a full product line of freezing and chilling equipment, and can design and build a custom system to meet your specific need. With Linde, you can count on a system designed to maximize both yield and production.

Flour and Dough Cooling

Flour & Dough Cooling

Optimum dough temperature is critical to most bakery operations. Our flour and dough cooling systems provide precise, yet easy-to-operate, methods to achieve the desired temperature.

Meat Mixing

Mixer Cooling

Heat generated during mixing and grinding accelerates bacterial growth and leads to off-flavors, decreased shelf life and spoilage. Our cryogen injection mixer cooling systems slow bacterial growth and ensure uniform temperature, helping you maximize shelf life and product quality.

CO2 Snowing

CO2 Snowing

Cool your food products with carbon dioxide snow. Our CO2 application systems are an economical and precise way to remove heat. With a wide range of snowing applications, you can determine the exact amount, pattern and shape you need to meet your cooling requirements.

MAP Chips

Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP)

Extend the shelf life of your meat, baked goods and produce. With over 200 specialty gas blends for food packaging, we can help food processors and packers select the right option to fit their specific needs.

Beverage Carbonation

Beverage Applications

Linde provides carbonation services and gases along with other processing systems to help reduce operating costs, improve operational efficiency and achieve higher quality products from your beverage lines. Learn more about our applications for beverage carbonation and dissolved oxygen control.

Greenhouse Growing

Greenhouse Growing

Improved greenhouse growth can be achieved with the effective use of carbon dioxide. Using liquid CO2 from Linde offers many advantages to growers including purity of product, reduced crop damage, no heat or moisture production, better control of CO2 levels and the flexibility to introduce CO2 within the plant canopy at any time.



Linde oxygen lets fish farmers increase tank capacity with enhanced growth rates and fish density. Our systems also provide great results for shrimp and fish farming — healthier ponds and greater yield even with an accelerated growth cycle.

After the harvest, the condition of the ponds can also be improved with oxygen systems for aeration to reduce BOD and carbon dioxide systems for buffered pH balance.

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Services for the food & beverage Industry

Replacement Parts for Freezing and Chilling Systems

We stock a wide variety of equipment parts for the complete line of ColdFront™ cryogenic freezing and cryogenic chilling systems that are manufactured in the US. Providing high quality replacement parts helps ensure that your Linde temperature control system continues to deliver the high production rates and efficient cryogen use.

Maintain your equipment systems using equipment-specific replacement parts. Submit your request online.

Food Technologies Lab

Our Food Technologies Lab is a full-time facility, staffed by dedicated and experienced food scientists who work with you to analyze your process, determine equipment specifications, recommend production parameters, and provide fact-based information to improve the quality and consistency of your product.

Food Laboratory Information Sheet (610 KB)

Total Systems Approach

The Total System Approach focuses on getting your system designed, installed, tested, and quickly up and running to meet your operation needs.

Total System Approach Information (65KB)

At Linde, we help you optimize every step of your process. From helping you install, monitor and manage your gas supply, to recommending applications to help you achieve the level of productivity and product quality you require.

Cryogenic gases and equipment systems for food freezing, chilling & Cooling

Freezer Systems
ColdFront Ultra Performance Tunnel Freezer

CRYOLINE® UPT tunnel freezer

Get more cooling power from the same amount of cryogen used in competitive systems. With our CRYOLINE  UPT ultra performance tunnel freezer, you can increase production while decreasing the footprint required.  Learn more

Ultra Performance Tunnel Freezer Brochure (606KB)

ColdFront Ultra Performance Spiral Freezer

CRYOLINE® UPS spiral freezer

Increase productivity and decrease floor space requirements. Our CRYOLINE UPS ultra performance spiral freezers offer multiple sizes and configurations, with a compact design ideal for any freezing and chilling application.  View animation

UP PLUS Spiral Freezer (835KB)

ColdFront Ultra Performance Immersion Freezer

CRYOLINE® UPI  immersion freezer

From vegetables and berries to meat and seafood, our CRYOLINE UPI ultra performance immersion freezer instantly crust-freezes your products to lock in natural flavors and moisture, preserving product quality and reducing damage.  Continue reading

Freezer Brochure (238KB)

ColdFront™ Ultra Performance Flghted Freezer

CRYOLINE® UPF flighted freezer

Ideal for products such as diced meats, produce and seafood, our CRYOLINE UPF ultra performance flighted freezer provides maximum cryogen exposure — gently tumbling your products to produce excellent quality individually quick frozen (IQF) products.  Further detail

Ultra Performance Flighted Freezer Brochure (221KB)



ColdFront Value Engineered Tunnel

CRYOLINE® CVT  cryovantage tunnel 

A great choice for baked goods, poultry, beef, pork and seafood with varying weights and thicknesses, our CRYOLINE CVT cryovantage tunnel freezer is engineered to allow for lower capital outlay and meet improved sanitary clean-up standards.  Discover more

CryoVantage Tunnel Brochure (334 KB)

Chilling Systems, Snowing & Injection Cooling
ColdFront Continuous Rotary Chiller

ACCU-CHILL® CRC cont. rotary chiller

For whole muscle, diced and cut-up product, the CRC continuous rotary chilling system rotates and gently tumbles food pieces, keeping them separate for maximum cryogen exposure. This results in quick, thorough and uniform chilling.  Learn more

Continuous Rotary Chiller (561KB)

ColdFront Even Chill System

ACCU-CHILL® ECB even chill system

Out-of-spec and unevenly chilled product negatively affects production and profitability. Get precise, consistent and reproducible carbon dioxide snow distribution with the ACCU-CHILL ECB even chill system for bulk bin filling.  View animation

Even Chill System (403KB)

Meat Mixer Cooling

ACCU-CHILL® CBC meat mixer injection cooling

We have introduced liquid nitrogen injection cooling that is comparable to field tested carbon dioxide bottom injection cooling producing similar efficiencies and improved productivity for both batch and continuous mixing operations.  Explore your options

Continuous injection cooling (175 KB)

Meat Mixer Injection Cooling (160KB)

Cabinet - Batch Freezing
Cabinet freezer

CRYOLINE® CF freezer

The cabinet freezer offered by Linde has a range of features making use of the latest in control and manufacturing technology. The stand-alone freezer is designed for batch freezing and chilling processes where an inline system is not appropriate.  Continue reading

Cabinet freezer (773KB)