Culinary steam: This is steam used for direct injection into product, or to clean or sterilize product contact surfaces.
The majority of steam used in the food industry is culinary steam, but there are instances in which pure steam is preferred/required.
Culinary steam is the standard in most food plants.
More economical long-term: Compared to producing pure steam, culinary steam requires less energy and water, meaning lower utility bills in the long run.
Less costly up front: Opting for culinary steam doesn't require initial investment in a steam generator, saving you money up front.
Not as hygienic: While culinary steam is food-safe, it's simply not as hygienic as pure steam that doesn't contain chemicals/additives.