From August 2019
Pilot scale facilities to help your NPD
Over recent months clients have used our food and drink
pilot plant facilities to help develop new products, analyse
existing processes, and evaluate ideas. Examples include:
Sample and ingredient preparation
Facilities include equipment for peeling and blanching fruits
and vegetables, meat processing and preparation (including
sausage fillers and meat slicers), and mixers, blenders and
homogenisers for products such as soups and sauce.
Thermal technologies, chilling and freezing
With 100 years of experience in heat processing foods,
our facilities include thermal processing equipment
including retorts and pasteurisation tanks, steam-jacketed
pans, batch pressure cooking, a super-heated steam rig
and cooling vessels, hot air and freeze driers, and air blast
chillers and freezers, as well as a microbiology process hall.
Baking and milling
Our bakery plant includes mixers, ovens, moulders and
dough presses, alongside milling apparatus that allows the
removal of hulls from cereals.
Our plant includes high-pressure processing, continuous
flow microwave, UV-C light, power ultrasound, and cold
We pack into a range of materials and can analyse
package strength and integrity.
Pilot malting and brewing industry kit for dealcoholisation.
Contact: Our support team
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