Food and Beverage Processing

Dry Ice Blasting is a 100% Natural Cleaning Method that Sanitizes Food Processing Equipment Without Leaving Harmful Waste

When using our Food Grade Dry Ice Pellets, Dry Ice Blasting is a completely dry process that is proven to give a Cleaner Clean.

When sanitation is a critical element in the production of foods and beverages, Dry Ice Blasting offers a safe alternative to cleaning containers, mixers, conveyors and ovens, leaving no harmful secondary waste to clean. Dry Ice Blasting is a 100% natural cleaning process which eliminates a variety of surface contaminates. It uses Food Grade Ice Pellets which are non abrasive, non toxic, and non corrosive. Dry Ice Cleaning is a completely dry process, with no blast media clean up - making it an ideal solution for cleaning baking sheets, ovens, conveyors, mixers, slicers, frying and food processing equipment.


What can Dry Ice Blasting clean?

  • Industrial ovens
  • Wafer oven plates
  • Baking Molds
  • Ovens and Waffle Irons
  • Air conveyor systems
  • Conveyors
  • Mixers
  • Adhesives used in packaging
  • Meat slicers
  • Preparation surfaces
  • Food processing machines
  • Filters
  • Fryers 

Benefits of Dry Ice Blasting in the Food Industry:


  • Cleaning can be done without cooling down equipment
  • Dry Ice Blasting can be done without stopping production
  • Cost savings because employees can still be working while cleaning is in process


  • Removes bacteria and fungi
  • Does not create Secondary waste to clean up
  • Reduced wastes
  • Approved by FDA


  • Longer equipment life
  • Less downtime due to equipment failure

Is Dry Ice Blasting Safe Around Food Equipment?

Wickens Dry Ice Blasting is ideal for rapid and effective cleaning food and beverage processing equipment. Using dry ice blasting to clean surfaces ensures no moisture is introduced to the production area. Dry ice blasting gets to areas unreachable by conventional methods to clean build ups that cause mold and infestations.


Dry Ice Blast Cleaning is environmentally friendly and safe, as it produces no secondary waste and leaves no detergent film on surfaces as compared to other industrial cleaning methods. Dry Ice Blast cleaning meets the cleaning methodology guidelines of the USDA, EPA, FDA, as well as AIB, HACCP and CFIA.


Labor costs are reduced, as there is requirement for powering down equipment or masking of electrical components to protect from water downtime needed, with little to no waste. Dry ice blasting can be used to clean production equipment such as bakery molds, chain air conveyors, mixers, ovens, slicers and more.


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