Antimicrobial surface treatments for food and beverage facilities

Antimicrobial surface treatments your food and beverage facility needs

Antimicrobial surface treatments for food and beverage facilities

In food and beverage facilities, antimicrobial surface treatments are necessary to maintain clean and hygienic premises and production.

Bacteria can run rampant in all kinds of food manufacturing plants, which has detrimental effects on your business, your employees, and your consumers.

It is critical to ensure your plant and manufacturing equipment is kept up to date with New Zealand’s strict hygiene standards with regular antimicrobial surface treatments.

Regular antimicrobial surface treatments could prevent you and your business from incurring costly repercussions. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to invest in professional cleaning services that will get the job done right – the first time!

What are antimicrobial surface treatments?

An antimicrobial treatment is an application of specialised chemicals used to kill or suppress the growth of harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and progressive infectious diseases on a range of surfaces including the hazardous bacteria called biofilm.

Bacteria in food manufacturing occurs when protein builds on surfaces. All surfaces are prone to bacterial growth – floors, walls, ceilings, benches, and manufacturing equipment.

The types of microorganisms, bacteria, and fungi that require antimicrobial treatments can’t be seen with the human eye. Because of this, it’s almost impossible to have peace of mind that your business is hygienically clean and safe without the help of a team of food safety cleaning professionals.

How do antimicrobial surfaces work?

Antimicrobial surface treatments are activated when applied to a surface – disrupting them at a cellular level.

When sprayed on surfaces, an antimicrobial surface treatment works as soon as microorganisms hit the surface and the treatment breaks down the infectious cells. The germs then die and are unable to reproduce.

Antimicrobial surface treatments for your food and beverage facility

Why should you use antimicrobial treatments?

All food manufacturing plants should undergo antimicrobial treatments to prevent the spread of contamination that could pose a serious risk to consumer health, as listeria, salmonella, E. coli and many more harmful bacteria are removed during antimicrobial treatment.

The food processing industry is one of the most challenging industries in New Zealand. With our high standards of hygiene, food manufacturers have numerous stringent rules to adhere to for compliance. Therefore, it is important to schedule professional antimicrobial treatments to guarantee your food processing plant is always hygienic and compliant.

Here are some additional reasons why you should schedule antimicrobial treatments in your food and beverage facility.

Antimicrobial treatments help prevent viruses

Problems in your factory can occur when airborne microorganisms settle on various products such as alcoholic beverages, meat, and dairy products.

Particular microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi may cause harm to human health and hygiene and have been known to be the causative factors for various infectious diseases.

Antimicrobial surface treatments will help prevent the spread of viruses and in particular Covid-19.

When someone with Covid-19 sneezes or coughs, respiratory droplets are released into the air and fall nearby on any surrounding surfaces. The virus can stay on these surfaces for hours and up to days, putting your staff and visitors at risk of being infected.

A safer work environment

All food manufacturing plants should undergo antimicrobial treatments to prevent the spread of viruses and contaminations that pose a serious risk to consumer health.

Simply removing harmful bacteria like listeria, salmonella, and E. coli, removes the risks for you, your employees, and consumers. It also creates a safe working environment where everyone is protected.

Prevent bacterial contamination

Your facility’s surfaces are breeding grounds for bacteria that can multiply at a very high rate. By using one of our antimicrobial surface treatments on your facility’s surfaces, you will be killing bacteria that could otherwise threaten your entire production.

What food and beverage facilities do we treat?

There is no one size fits all solutions for antimicrobial treatments as no two food processing plants are alike.

The equipment and processes used vary greatly between manufacturers as each job must be carefully assessed to ensure the correct treatment solutions are applied.

We provide several options for antimicrobial treatments and our decision is based on several determining factors within your plant.

We cater to all facets of food and beverage manufacturing, and we have vast experience in treating the following:

  • Bakeries
  • Meat and poultry processing plants
  • Dairy factories
  • Wineries
  • Breweries
  • Snack manufacturers

Regardless of the number of pipes, vents, or confined spaces throughout your manufacturing premises we can treat all areas effectively. With regular scheduled antimicrobial treatments, peace of mind knowing your plant is producing clean, hygienic food, is invaluable.

Antimicrobial surface treatments your food and beverage facility needs.

Antimicrobial surfaces treatments are what we do best

Taking shortcuts in the food and beverage manufacturing industry can have nasty repercussions, not only for your business but for your consumers.

We remove hazardous and nasty bacteria from your business, so you don’t have to!

Every food processing plant should have processes in place to ensure consistent and regular professional cleaning. By making an antimicrobial treatment a part of your cleaning plan, not only will your premises benefit but also the people you work with.

Every job is unique. And like all the jobs our team undertake, customisation is the key and the security you need to secure the best possible service from us.

We also offer a complete clean of all production equipment as well as walls, floors, ceilings, drains, vents, and other surfaces.

Our team is available 24/7 and will work in with you to avoid disruption to your normal operations.

Don’t delay and contact us today to find out how our antimicrobial surface treatments will help your food and beverage facility.

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