Advanced equipment and services for processing powder flavours
Flavours are mostly used to alter or improve a natural product’s taste. Generally, there are three groups of flavours: natural, nature-identical and artificial substances. Most flavours are produced in powder form for easy storing, packaging and transportation.
Spray drying and freeze-drying are commonly used techniques to produce powder flavours, which have a longer shelf life and are easier to handle.
In spray drying, the input is atomised into a stream of hot air. The atomised articles dry very rapidly, trapping volatile flavour constituents inside the droplets. The powder is recovered via cyclone collectors.
In freeze-drying, the desired end product is loaded onto trays in a frozen state and placed in the freeze-drying chamber. Freeze-drying allows for better product rehydration when it is needed.
Advantages of spray drying ingredients
- Superior dissolving in both hot and cold liquids
- Improved heat and oxidative resistance
- Ease of handling for reduced contamination risk
- Creates a high-impact flavour with a controlled flavour response
- Controlled particle size
- Low moisture content reduces the risk of clumping
Advantages of freeze-drying ingredients
- Locks in freshness, producing quality ingredients bursting with flavour and nutrients
- Rapid rehydration
- Visually pleasing appearance
- Retaining the flavour, nutrient content, colour, texture and aroma whilst offering a long shelf-life
Spray and freeze-drying of flavours is a core competency at SiccaDania
We manufacture advanced spray-drying and freeze-drying equipment at our manufacturing facilities, and our specialists work alongside customers to help design entire process systems based on individual requirements.
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