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Packaging Testing & Validation Services

With our fully established Laboratory, we can offer customers a CAD (computer-aided design) system & CNC (computer numeric Control) plotting equipment. This combined with our Environmental test laboratory gives the customer a bespoke designed validated system which is unique in our market. In the testing and validating of our products we subject them to a realistic but very high standard of laboratory controlled tests and temperature ramps, designed to withstand at least 24hrs of mid-summer  conditions and therefore much longer during the somewhat unpredictable and cooler British seasons. We are ISO 9001 accredited & have all relevant paperwork for specifications & all our staff are quality assured. Our experienced team have a combined experience in packaging design & the food industry. We will work with you to develop the most cost effective packaging for your requirements as well an ensuring your products are transported to your customer at the correct temperatures.  An In Depth Analysis of your Packaging needs will be carried out.

Our In-depth Chilled Packaging Analysis considerations

  • • Shipping environment
  • • Product dimensions
  • • Product fragility
  • • Climatic conditions
  • • Handling and storage
  • • Stackability
  • • Ease of packing
  • • Re-usability
  • • Validation and testing

We are able to offer 24 hour to 72hours standard & bespoke fully validated systems.  Whether your product needs to be kept at below +5°C, below +8°C or even -18°C we will have a system that is fully tested & validated. We are able to be a “one stop shop” not only supplying the insulated system but also the coolants, guiding you on the best product to use whether it is a Water/Gel pack or Dry ice.

Chilled Packaging Datasheets

Ice Cube Systems

The Ice Cube system has been designed to keep your products below +5°C for up to 72 hours subject to validation. Therefore you can be sure your products will arrive with your customer in perfect condition, without the need for a costly refrigerated vehicle. As the seasons change so can your system making the ice cube a cost effective solution all year round.

The Ice cube Bubble Bag System has been developed & validated to keep your products below +8°C for 48 hours, when used in conjunction with our Gel Packs. This high density Air infused bubble with its reflective outer has a unique ultra-strong taped seal, which makes this product not only insulated but water resistant. With variable Sizes this “Bag” fits most boxes & allows you to separate you goods so you can send Ambient/Chilled & Frozen goods in one shipment.

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Standard Food Systems

Standard food systems have been designed to work primarily with chilled products that need to be stored and transported at a temperature below 8ºC for a 24 hour delivery cycle. We have carried out extensive testing on our temperature control packaging systems in a controlled laboratory environment. These system when used in conjunction with our Chilled Packaging coolants have been validated to confirm their performance.

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Gourmet Food Systems

The Gourmet food systems have been designed to work primarily with chilled products that need to be stored and transported at a temperature below 5ºC for a 24 hour delivery cycle. We have carried out extensive testing on our temperature control packaging systems in a controlled laboratory environment. These system when used in conjunction with our Chilled Packaging coolants have been validated to confirm their performance.

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Poly Box Shippers

Poly shipper systems have been designed to work primarily with frozen products that need to be stored and transported at a temperature below -18ºC for a 24 hour delivery cycle. We have carried out extensive testing on our temperature control packaging systems in a controlled laboratory environment. These systems when used in conjunction with our Chilled Packaging coolants have been validated to confirm their performance.Full test documents detailing the test method, box performance and packing instructions can be supplied on request.

Poly shipper food systems are available in a variety of sizes and a choice of two distinct styles, our standard design and our revolutionary space saving flat pack design. Both system are molded from high density polystyrene (EPS) making them extremely robust and good for multi-use.

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Insulated Bags

Our Carry Home Bags are a revolutionary thermal bag used for the transportation of food products. They have been tailored for transporting frozen food, chilled food or even drinks and are ideal for food retailers such as butchers, fishmongers, delicatessens, farm shops etc. The thermal bags are ideal for keeping goods chilled from time of purchase to arrival home and for maximum effect can be used in conjunction with Chilled Packaging coolants.

Our Carry Home Bags are manufactured from the highest quality materials, they benefit from having welded seams to eliminate leakage, a wipe clean inner and outer, they also benefit from having soft padded walls and gusset helping to protect your products from impact as well as temperature, they are completely re-useable and can fold away for compact storage.

An insulated bag to help protect your products from temperature variation and to assist in keeping them chilled during their journey.

Chilled Packaging™ gel or ice packs can also be added to these bags to further enhance their Performance.

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Insulated Envelopes

Our insulated protective envelopes are an innovative design that protects your product from damage, whether from temperature variation, poor handling or impact. These lightweight envelopes are an ideal way for mail order gourmet food products to reach their destination in perfect condition and temperature. Available in three sizes, the thermal insulated sleeves are ideal for smoked fish, sliced meats, cheeses or other small consignments requiring temperature control.

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Coolants

Gel Packs

Gel Packs, feature a heavy duty 100% recyclable LDPE outer film, containing an industry leading gel formulation phase changing at -6°cChilled Packaging We are also able to customise them to suit your individual requirements, including printing with your own logo.

Water Ice Mats

Water Ice mats are very flexibility and are ideal for wrapping around products. Used as a single or multi-layer mat for maximum cooling they contain sterile water for food hygiene safety and are constructed using a 100% recyclable LDPE outer film.

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Dry Ice

Chilled Packaging™ and Air Liquide have identified a need in the market place for a cost effective method of transporting high quality frozen food, in quantities too small to justify using a dedicated refrigerated vehicle. By combining Air Liquide’s dry ice with Chilled Packaging’s recyclable temperature controlled systems, you are assured the perfect solution. Just imagine how this could change your business and broaden your customer base! By combining the correct amount of Air Liquide’s dry ice and Chilled Packaging’s speciality packaging, your product will arrive with your customer in the same frozen condition that it left your premises, because the finest food deserves the very best of care. Air Liquide are the UK’s leading manufacturer of Dry Ice. The partnership with Chilled Packaging means that combined, we have all of the experience and technology in place to offer our customers precise information or advice about your packaging requirements, including how much Dry Ice will be required to suit your shipping needs. Air Liquide UK Limited have a flexible, expendable refrigerant called Cardice® which can solve many of your freezing, chilling and cooling requirements..

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