Nitrous oxide cartridges (cream chargers) are mainstay in food industry because of their indispensable use for creating quality whipped cream. It is hard to imagine a world without whipped cream dish. Whipped cream is an essential ingredient of variety of dishes. Therefore popularity of cream chargers also known as cream whippets is increasing fast in almost all the countries and in all the social segments. However, following all the instructions is as important as using them. With the growing popularity, numbers of brands are also increasing in the market. Sometimes you find considerable rate difference also; there may be many reasons for this price difference. Some brands offer cheap cream whippets also that are equally good to standard brands. It is you who have to decide which one is the best.
To get the whipped cream as per expectations, you need to be familiar with cream chargers and cream dispenser both. Some ladies still think that N2O gas of cream charging capsules may be harmful to childrens health; while it is not so. Various research laboratories have certified its health friendliness many times. Cream charging units or nitrous oxide cartridges are 2.5 inches long and 0.7 inches wide 2 mm thick metal cylindrical shape cartridge. These are available in variety of packs; therefore, you may select the right size pack as per estimated consumption. Generally, shelf life of cream charging units is about 24 months after manufacturing date; so, buy super saver pack to save big.
Cream dispenser is another device that is used to mix N2O gas with cream. Cream charger is attached in the bracket of cream dispenser. The cream with required proportion of sugar and flavors is filled inside the dispenser. When it is shaken well for 3-4 minutes, the pop up type outlet of attached cream charger opens and pressurized N2O gas gets mixed with home cream. Therefore, you need just four or five minutes to get richer and denser whipped cream. The major advantage of making whipped cream at home is that you can make it with particular flavor or taste that too comparatively at very low price. Cream chargers bring the freedom from running often to the grocery stores to buy the whipped cream dish on demand of family members, when you are not in mood to go out.