Pilot plant facilities – for food and drink
At Campden BRI we have a huge range of food and drink pilot plant facilities, covering over 3000m2, to help you develop new products, analyse existing processes, and evaluate ideas for the future. An illustrated list of some of the equipment on offer is available. Our key areas are listed below but this is not an exhaustive list: We also have a specifically designed Microbiology Process Hall
Sample and ingredient preparation
Facilities to cover a wide range of products including;
Thermal technologies, chilling and freezing
Campden BRI has nearly 100 years of experience in dealing with all aspects of heat processed foods. We have facilities to help you process your products;
In addition to equipment for preparing ingredients for a wide range of drinks including soft, fruit based and carbonated, flavoured beverages we have facilities for packing and processing drinks. Facilities include;
- New technologies such as high–pressure processing, pulsed light, UV–C light, power ultrasound, cold plasma and Revtech.
We have a wide range of packaging equipment packing into a range of materials including cans, glass, pouches and trays. We also have equipment to vacuum and modified atmosphere pack products.
Campden BRI has a range of packaging analysis including strength and integrity testing facilities and both chemical and sensory taint analysis capabilities.
In addition to this we have a range of temperature controlled rooms for storage in a variety of conditions. We also have dedicated a product development lab for recipe development including a range of kitchen–scale equipment, microwaves and conventional ovens.
We also have equipment to measure a range of quality control parameters.
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Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation
The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website www.ukas.com
Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207