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Anuga Food Tec

Mark de Boevere

Pulsemaster unveils game-changing PEF technology at Anuga FoodTec 2024: A new era in food processing

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At the forefront of food technology innovation, Pulsemaster is set to showcase its groundbreaking Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology at the prestigious Anuga FoodTec show in Cologne, Germany from March 19 to 24.

This event, renowned for highlighting cutting-edge advancements in the food and beverage industry, will witness Pulsemaster’s demonstration of how PEF technology is transforming food processing, preservation, and extraction methods.

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PEF Compact set up

Mark de Boevere

From potatoes to premium products: Pulsemaster leads the charge in food processing innovation

Pulsemaster has launched an industrial-scale pulsed electric field (PEF) system designed for the treatment of tubers, roots, vegetables, and fruits, capable of processing up to 10 tons per hour.

Designed for Small and Mid-Scale Production Lines

In a significant advancement for the food processing industry, Pulsemaster has introduced a new groundbreaking compact industrial-scale pulsed electric field (PEF) system. This cutting-edge technology, designed to treat tubers, roots, vegetables, and fruits, can process up to an impressive 10 tons per hour, setting a new standard in food treatment efficiency.

Innovation at the Forefront: Compact PEF System

Pulsemaster’s Compact PEF System is a beacon of innovation, particularly for smaller producers who previously found advanced technologies unattainable. This system not only empowers them with cutting-edge technology but also fosters creativity and experimentation in food processing. Its versatility in handling diverse products marks a significant leap in PEF applications, expanding from staple foods to exotic fruits, offering new textures and tastes to consumers.

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Elastic fry potato

Ben Lemieux

Innovating potato processing in North America with cutting-edge PEF technology

In the dynamic world of food processing, Pulsemaster is making waves across North America with its groundbreaking Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, revolutionizing the production of French fries and potato chips. This Dutch-German powerhouse is not just leading the industry; it’s transforming it with continual advancements in technology.

A Quantum Leap in Potato Processing

Mark de Boevere, Managing Director of Pulsemaster, is at the forefront of this technological evolution. “Our PEF systems are not just equipment; they’re game-changers for chip and French fry processors,” he asserts. Pulsemaster’s commitment to innovation is evident in their application of electroporation across a broad spectrum of food industry processes, meeting the increasing demand for natural, clean end products.

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Ben Lemieux key account manager Pulsemaster

Mark de Boevere

Pulsemaster welcomes new Key Account Manager to expand PEF utilization in the Americas

Pulsemaster, a leading provider of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems for the potato processing industry, earlier today announced the appointment of Ben Lemieux as Key Account Manager responsible for the Americas region.

Mr. Lemieux joins Pulsemaster with 28 years of experience in the food processing industry. He is based in Canada’s New Brunswick province.

“Ben has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the French fry and appetizer/snack industry,” says Pulsemaster Managing Director, Mark de Boevere.

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interprom 2022 pef

Mark de Boevere

Pulsemaster set to unveil latest pulsed electric field (PEF) innovations, discuss future vision during Interpom 2022

Industry professionals involved in the potato processing sector are invited to meet with the Pulsemaster team at this year’s Interpom event to discuss the company’s latest pulsed electric field (PEF) solutions, and its commitment to keep pace with emerging industry trends. Pulsemaster will exhibit at Stand R30 during Interpom 2022 in Kortrijk Xpo (Belgium) on November 27 to 29. 

“Our latest Pulsemaster PEF-systems are a must-see,” says Managing Director, Mark de Boevere. “Not only will we display existing technology, but we will also unveil new technology developments and discuss our vision for the future in this exciting field of the processing industry.”

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Big Potato

Werner Kohorst

Pulsemaster’s PEF systems: Proven to produce long, thin fries from big potatoes

Pulsemaster is a leading provider of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems for the potato processing industry globally. Pulsed electric field treatment of potatoes being processed contribute to cell breakdown of the potatoes, which results in a number of benefits for the customer, including improved cutting quality, resulting in smoother surfaces of French fries. It has also been proven to provide processors with higher yields in that lesser volumes of starch is produced.

Wear and tear of cutting blades curtailed

“Easier cutting also means there is less wear and tear of cutting blades,” says Mark de Boevere, Managing director of Pulsemaster.

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Elastic fry potato

Thomas Rohe

Agristo doubles down on innovation with new Pulsemaster PEF systems

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In a significant stride toward enhancing potato processing, Agristo, a renowned producer of premium French fries and potato specialties, has once again chosen Pulsemaster’s cutting-edge Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, investing in two additional 100 kW PEF systems. This move not only solidifies Agristo’s commitment to quality but also cements Pulsemaster’s status as a frontrunner in the potato processing industry.

A Partnership Rooted in Excellence

Operating from Belgium and Holland, Agristo has long been a name synonymous with high standards in the potato processing industry. Their continued collaboration with Pulsemaster, as they acquire their third and fourth PEF systems, speaks volumes about the trust and efficacy established in this partnership. Mark de Boevere, Managing Director of Pulsemaster, expresses his delight, “We are extremely pleased that a European customer with such high standards and a global reputation has agreed to purchase additional Pulsemaster PEF systems.”

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Premium dried fruit snack

Werner Kohorst

Revolutionizing Snack Manufacturing with PEF Technology for Dehydrated Fruits and Vegetables

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Pulsemaster introduces its advanced Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems, revolutionizing the manufacturing of dehydrated healthy snacks. This technology is ideal for food and snack processors eager to introduce innovative premium snack products made from potatoes, vegetables, and fruits. Pulsemaster’s PEF technology employs a wet disruption method on plant cells before extraction and drying, offering a healthier snack alternative.

A PEF Pre-Treatment for Superior Dehydration

Utilizing PEF as a pre-treatment alters the plant cells of raw materials, enhancing the dehydration and drying processes. Pulsemaster’s PEF allows for high-speed, low-temperature drying, either above or below the freezing point. This preserves the nutritional value, bioactivity, flavor, color, and texture better than traditional methods, offering an improved alternative to classical dehydration techniques.

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Pulsemaster PEF olive oil

Thomas Rohe

Revolutionary PEF Technology by Pulsemaster Boosts Olive Oil Production and Quality

In a groundbreaking advancement for the olive oil industry, Pulsemaster has unveiled an innovative Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) system, revolutionizing olive oil processing. This state-of-the-art technology, capable of handling up to 10 US tons/h (9,000 kg/h), promises to dramatically enhance the efficiency and quality of cold-pressed olive oil.

A New Era in Olive Oil Processing

The Pulsemaster PEF system represents a significant leap forward in olive oil extraction. It’s a game-changer that brings a new dimension to the traditional process, employing a non-thermal, low-energy method that complements the crucial crushing step. By forming pores in the cell membranes of olives, it aims to permeate these membranes, leading to enhanced cell disruption. The result? A marked increase in yield and aroma quality from the very first day of storage.

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