The use of high-energy UV light reduces the germ load on packaging surfaces by up to 99.9%. This clearly prolongs the shelf life of foods such as yoghurt, curd or milk.
Also your nicely wrapped Easter eggs benefits from it cause not only packaging materials like cups, caps, cans, bags, glasses or bottlenecks can efficiently be disinfected with UV light but also foils and sealing foils.
Just a few seconds of the intensive, yet cold, light is enough to dispose of microorganisms such as bacteria, yeast and fungi.
Compared to chemical and thermal methods, UV light radiation treatment is a very reliable, economic and, above all, environmentally friendly method and hence especially suitable for the processing of organic products, chocolate or milk powder.
Please read more about disinfection of packaging materials at our special pages online.
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