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Expertise Highlights

  • Measurement and modelling of heat and mass transfer during food product cooling and cooking.

  • Development of refrigeration and cold chain technologies that maximise product quality and consumers health and wellbeing.

  • Integration of quality, safety and efficiency criteria in food processing design to produce optimum yield, energy efficiency, product quality and safety.

  • Development of processes to manufacture high-value food industry co-products.

  • Mathematical modelling of food product characteristics during cooling, heating and rendering processes.

Our specialist equipment and facilities include:

  • A controlled environment air-blast test chamber.

  • Wide range of precision, calibrated instruments for scientific and on-plant measurements.

  • A range of food-grade processing, conventional and freeze-drying equipment, suitable for pilot-scale development work.


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