NEW PRODUCTS: High-Pressure Boom

Out from Du Pont last week came a new liquid gas dubbed Freon C-318. While the name was just so much gobbledygook to consumers, the gas itself may play a big part in their lives. If tests prove successful, C-318 will bring a vast expansion of the aerosol industry by making possible a big new pantry of liquid-gas-dispensed foods such as frostings, sandwich spreads, sauces and syrups. Until now, aerosol foods have been slowed by the fact that the liquid gases used in nonfood products have been ruled out by the Food and Drug Administration. (Compressed gases are now...

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