News & Blog

Juices and smoothies

Werner Kohorst

Pulsemaster sells Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) system to fresh juice processor

Pulsemaster, a global leader in Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems for food and beverage processing, has entered into an agreement to sell a Pulsed Electric Field system to a major producer of high-quality fruit juices and smoothies.

The customer, based in the EU, operates in the fresh juice processing industry and possesses extensive experience with Pulsed Electric Field technology within this sector.

Pulsemaster’s proprietary PEF technology will be utilized to treat fresh juices and smoothies. The agreement encompasses the supply of liquid handling equipment to complete the project.

Werner Kohorst, Technical Director of Pulsemaster, stated, “We are extremely pleased that a European customer, known for very high standards and a global reputation, has agreed to purchase Pulsemaster’s PEF equipment for their juice processing line. This customer supplies fresh juices and smoothies to one of the top retail companies in Europe.”

“This juice application reflects the value of Pulsemaster’s PEF technology in achieving microbial cleanliness while simultaneously retaining the inherent qualities of the product.”

“We are delighted to partner with our customer on this important project, aimed at producing high-quality juices and smoothies with guaranteed food safety and substantial commercial benefits, such as extended shelf life.”

“Under the brand name Conditioner, we manufacture a range of industrial PEF systems to meet our customers’ production requirements. These turnkey solutions are fully integrated and modular systems, suitable for either cell disintegration of solids or microbial inactivation of liquids.”

The delivery of the Pulsed Electric Field system is expected to occur before mid-2017.

Marx solid state typology pulse generators

Regarding Marx solid-state topology pulse generators, Pulsemaster can supply a range of robust PEF systems, covering a wide power range up to 100kW per system. “Our topology is a Marx solid-state pulse generator with a rectangular, unipolar pulse wave shape, based on our extensive experience in designing, building, and manufacturing over 70 PEF systems since 2009. These systems cater to a broad spectrum of applications and outputs in the food and beverage industry worldwide. Each Pulsemaster PEF system is built with the highest quality German and Dutch engineering to withstand continuous operation in the industry,” says Werner Kohorst, Technical Director of Pulsemaster.

More information:

PEF products: beverages, fruits products, enzymes
PEF Pulsemaster: food preservation, product and process improvement