To protect coffee pads from undesirable environmental influences, they are packaged. Depending on the size of the facility, this process step will be automated or manual. One of the most common methods is packaging under a protective gas atmosphere.
By packing under a modified atmosphere (MAP: Modified Atmosphere Packaging) food products are protected from unwanted environmental influences. When packaging coffee pads, nitrogen is mainly used.
- Extended shelf life
- Protects against auto-oxidation
- Protects aroma