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What is High Pressure Technology?

The High Pressure Certification Program is a non-profit created by a number of food & beverage industry leaders who work to provide better, healthier food options to the consumers of today. The goal is to lead, facilitate and promote industry standardization, user education and consumer awareness of High Pressure Technology.


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HPP and Raw Petfood

Raw pet food recalls have recently been in the media. High Pressure Processing (HPP) is being successfully utilized by companies to mitigate this risk. HPP keeps raw pet food safe, while maintaining the taste and nutrition. As a result, raw pet food manufacturers are turning towards HPP to help meet their food safety needs. CPC member Steve’s Real Foods, a raw pet food brand, has been using HPP for more than two years to help keep their pet food safe; Instinct Pet Food has been using HPP technology for even longer to help keep their pet food safe.

In addition, the FDA has recently released industry guidance on pet food safety. Be sure to read the full document to learn more.

We invite you to discover more about how HPP keeps your pet food safe and healthy for your pets. Check out these presentations and publications by CPC members that describe HPP's usage and advantages.

Challenges and Research Advances of HPP for Pet Food - Watch Video

Grace Danao, a research associate professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presented for Hiperbaric on the challenges and research advancements of HPP for raw pet food. She explained that HPP can be used to keep pet food safe from pathogens and other contamination.

The Science Behind the Potential Health Benefits of the HPP Raw Pet Food Diet - Learn More

Hiperbaric uses scientific facts to help you make informed decisions about your pet’s diet. They assessed clinical studies about the health effects of HPP on raw pet food and found that HPP used helped maintain pet food safety.

Learn From Our Members

New to High Pressure Technology? Learn more about the process from Founding Members of the Cold Pressure Council, Hiperbaric and JBT Avure!

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Leading The Way - Good Foods

Watch this video of Joyce Longfield, VP Product Innovation, Good Foods.

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High Pressure High Standards

When it comes to high-pressure processing (HPP) and the produce category, guacamole came first. HPP grew to catch on with salsas and, today more than ever, juices. Now experts say there’s even more potential with HPP for processing products made with fresh produce – with some limitations.

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HPP: A ‘Cool’ Innovation in Food Packaging

For Chris Staudt, high pressure processing (HPP) is a key that has opened new doors, professionally speaking. As CEO of Chairman’s Foods, LLC, Staudt oversees production of custom fresh and frozen products for food service and retail customers in a 40,000-square-foot plant at the company headquarters in Nashville, Tenn. and a 38,000-square-foot facility in Columbus, Ga.

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