Food industry

FOOD Industry

The retort (autoclave) technology comes from the first food canning techniques, then it the evolved on the products and on the packaging.

From nearly 100 years, Lagarde Autoclaves got involved in this evolution regarding many applications.

food industry

Accuracy of Lagarde Autoclaves technologies

From rigid containers to flexible ones, Lagarde Autoclaves has been qualified over the years as a specialist in retorted packaging treatment thanks to the accuracy of its technologies and the variety of its processes.

Based on our experience in packaging treatment, we constantly drive the market forward by adapting to new technologies and the evolving work habits of our customers.
Our product range is a perfect fit for the food industry, whether in terms of sanitary aspects, batch traceability, energy saving.
Lagarde Autoclaves enhances your production with rich innovations, for a minor investment consideration.

Today, Lagarde Autoclaves, we over more than 4 500 installed and active units all over the world.


Adaptable to all of your packaging
  • Pouches PP / PE / PVC,
  • Metal cans,
  • Glass jars,
  • Plastic bottles,
  • Others…
and all of your products
  • Meats,
  • Fishes and seafood,
  • Fruits and vegetables,
  • Ready meals,
  • Pet food,
  • Baby food,
  • Milk and dairy products,
  • Others…
We certify
  • Precision and homogeneity of temperature distribution achieved by the Lagarde® venting system and the cylindrical shape of the retort (autoclave),
  • Accuracy in the control of counter-pressure,
  • No thermal shock between sterilization and cooling steps thanks to the soft Lagarde® cooling system,
  • Packaging integrity is respected, even for the most fragile.

From many years’ experience on food industries, each retort produced in our factory complies with the international certifications and Good Manufacturing Practices.