Global ingredient manufacturer Kemin Food Technologies has created two chlorine dioxide-based antimicrobial sanitizing solutions for food manufacturers
Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer, has launched KEEPER and OXINE, two new antimicrobial and sanitizing solutions from Kemin Food Technologies – Asia. These new solutions use chlorine dioxide technology to treat food, water and food contact surfaces, such as food preparation equipment and environments.
KEEPER and OXINE solutions are complemented by Kemin’s patented activation and application systems, which are highly engineered to meet production and disinfection requirements. Kemin Food Technologies – Asia is launching these new products during the month of June to align with the United Nations World Food Safety Day on June 7th. For more than two decades, Kemin has worked closely with the United Nations World Food Programme, Kemin’s largest global community. partner.
Food safety has been an area of focus for consumers and the food industry. In response, the authorities have put in place stricter control and greater pressure on food manufacturers regarding hygienically safe consumable food products.
KEEPER and OXINE are effective against a variety of foodborne pathogens and help food manufacturers mitigate residue-free food safety concerns
In recent years, the selection of packaged food products, ranging from plant-based meats to ready meals, has also grown. The burgeoning variety increases the options available to meet certain lifestyle needs, but the expanded supply may bring new risks.
Throughout the farm-to-fork supply chain, there are many potential catalysts for food contamination, the source of many food recalls and the greatest known threat to profitability; the average cost of a recall for the manufacturer of food products is estimated at 10 million US dollars according to a study by the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association1.
Ensuring the food safety of finished products starts with the ingredients. KEEPER and OXINE are effective against a variety of foodborne pathogens and help food manufacturers mitigate food safety concerns with no residue – so taste and texture remain uncompromised. KEEPER and OXINE support the food industry with efficient, high quality solutions that help deliver safe food to consumers.
“As a strong advocate of food safety and part of the food supply chain, meeting market needs and contributing to food safety is paramount to Kemin, and that’s why we want to be part of our customers’ journeys. customers to deliver safe, high-quality food to consumers’ tables,” said Joanne Tan, Senior Regional Marketing Manager, Kemin Food Technologies – Asia.
KEEPER and OXINE are recognized by the US Department of Agriculture, the US Food and Drug Administration and the World Health Organization and are certified organic by the Organic Materials Review Institute.
The OXINE series is also recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).