Ozone treatment has been used world wide to extend the storage
life of fruits and other perishable food products. A summary review
paper on this subject is available on request.
The bactericidal, fungicidal and the general disinfection effect
and the oxidizing effect of the ozone treatment was used world
wide to extend the storage life of various perishable food products
prior to the general availability of refrigeration. It is still
used commonly in some parts of the world where refrigeration is
deemed expensive. We believe it can be used to a great advantage
in combination with refrigeration also when processed perishables
In the US the current primary interest is in the disinfection effect of ozone treatment during the processing of food products. The two main areas of interest appear to be in:
Further information is available on request.