Tag: potato processing

Pulsed Electric Field PEF

Mark de Boevere

Pulsed electric field PEF – the potential in food processing

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Pulsed electric field (PEF) processing is a well known non-thermal food preservation technique, but did you know it can also be used to improve product quality and food production processes?

Pulsed electric field processing and electroporation are both used to describe the same technique. The pulsed electric field induces poration of cell membranes – that is where the word electroporation comes from. Permeabilization is another term used in this context. The cell membranes of microorganisms, plant or animal tissue can be made permeable by using PEF technology. This process of electroporation is suitable for use in a broad range of food processes and bioprocesses using low levels of energy.

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Thomas Rohe

Pulsemaster sells 100kW PEF-system to French fry processor

Pulsemaster sells 100kW PEF-system to French fry processor for up to 132.000 lbs (60 tons) potatoes per hour.

Pulsemaster, a global leader in Pulsed Electric Field systems for potato processing, announces that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of a 100kW Pulsed Electric Field system to a major producer of high quality French fries and potato specialities.

The customer is EU-based and operates in the potato processing industry.

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