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Modified Atmosphere Packaging Technology

Extend shelf-life, preserve product quality.

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Masterpack Group

Upon harvest, the bioactive components of cannabis & hemp begin to degrade. To preserve product quality, particularly the CBD and THC levels, it is critical to keep product free from oxygen, humidity, light and maintain a stable temperature.

This is a major challenge for industrial processors: how to preserve the cannabis/hemp after harvest, in large volumes, over an extended period of time, without major investments and loss of the cannabinoids and other critical high value compounds?

The Somsix Modified Atmosphere Packaging system offers a simple, fast and reliable way for intermediate-bulk storage of cannabis/hemp materials. Once the product has been processed to its optimum moisture content, and is ready for long term storage packaging, it can be packed under low oxygen of <1%, and optionally gas flushed with N2 or CO2. 

The Modified Atmosphere Packaging’s extreme gas, light and moisture barrier protective properties of this style packaging ensures that the aging process of the product is minimized, while preserving CBD and THC levels.

The Somsix system uses a patented, high-speed valve (2-way), which is sealed inside the vacuum-proof, high-barrier liner. The special Vacuum-Gassing unit allows you to quickly evacuate residual air in the packaging (to a desired vacuum level) and subsequently inject nitrogen or CO2, to create a low-oxygen, inert and/or vacuum condition.

The high barrier properties of the film that is used for the liner, in combination with the hermetic closure, allows you to maintain the optimum moisture content of your product during the complete supply chain, from the moment of packaging. Minimize external influences on your product due to high humidity, condensation or direct water contact.

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