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Hygiene and Safety – Two Big Concerns for Food and Beverage Environments

Hygiene and Safety – Two Big Concerns for Food and Beverage Environments

From canteens to industrial kitchens, and food markets to Michelin Star restaurants, hygiene and safety are two of the biggest concerns for any food and beverage environment.

It may seem surprising then, that there are an estimated 5.4 million cases of food bourne illnesses in Australia each year!  That’s 25% of the countries entire population who fall sick after consuming food which is contaminated with viruses or bacteria.

According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australian food poisoning incidents result in 1.2 million visits to the doctor and 300,000 prescriptions for antibiotics each year!

Reducing bacterial growth.

We all know that it’s important to keep on top of cleaning your food and beverage environment, but like everything else, surely prevention is better than cure?  What if you could install a flooring solution which not only inhibited the growth of bacteria, but was also anti-slip and easy-to-clean? Enter Flowfresh, an antimicrobial, seamless PU flooring system from Flowcrete.

Flowfresh contains Polygiene®, a silver ion based technology which kills up to 99.9% of bacteria which comes into contact with the surface of the floor. Flowfresh offers excellent slip, wear, temperature and chemical resistance, making it an ideal solution for food and beverage environments.

The animated infographic (above), was taken from the Flowcrete Australia website, where you can find out more about Flowfresh, as well as the rest of Flowcrete’s range of performance flooring solutions.

Looking for Flowcrete products outside of Australia? You can find your local office here…

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David Podmore

Digital Marketing Manager at Flowcrete Group ltd, a world leading manufacturer of seamless resin flooring solutions for both industrial and commercial environments. Flowcrete Group Ltd is a Euclid Group company.

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