Freezing for freshness, cooling against spoilage
Of course, we all want our vegetables to be full of vitamins and our apples to be tasty and crisp. And one factor is often the key here: refrigeration. Proper cooling inhibits the proliferation of microorganisms, and freezing permanently seals freshness in these foods. The success of frozen berries, pizzas, French fries, and many other foods is also based on the expertise of our refrigeration specialists.
In the bakery industry old fashioned cooling systems go side by side with the latest techniques for fermentation cupboards and the production of semi manufactured products. In all these areas the main interest is to create and control the right temperatures.
The beverage and brewery sector places its own demands on refrigeration processes. GEA Refrigeration Technologies has succeeded in becoming the market leader in refrigeration by investigating in depth the specific aspects of each sector.
Every sector places its own demands on refrigeration processes, including confectionery. GEA Refrigeration Technologies has succeeded in becoming the market leader in refrigeration by investigating in depth the specific aspects of each sector.
The dairy industry uses state of the art bulk cooling systems for storage and transport of milk. Besides, climate control is of the utmost importance in particularly cheese production. Refrigeration solutions in this branch cannot do without capacity and reliability.
In the fishing industry maintaining quality is defined by the capacity that is available to cool and freeze the fish immediately after the catch. This calls for efficient systems such as flat plate chillers, refrigerated hold systems and tunnel freezers, but also for the production of flow/slurry ice and the cooling of sea water.
Fruit and vegetables are tasty and healthy – but they are a delicate matter. And for this reason you should not leave to chance the careful temperature control and gentle product handling in the chilling or freezing processing lines of these sensitive foodstuffs.
After slaughtering, the cold chain begins – and with it our responsibility toward the consumer. Effective cooling and freezing of meat and poultry is essential for flawless and tasty food to become successfully marketable merchandise.
The substantial increase in diversity in the supply and demand of snacks makes higher demands upon storage life, temperature and humidity control. Traditional varieties and also the emergence of microwave products ask for more chain control.