The pros and cons of different pasteurization methods

And why the latest non-thermal techniques are the most interesting

Multiple outbreaks of E coli and Salmonella the last 15 years raised concerns about the safety of fresh fruit and vegetable juices and the latest generation of cold pressed juices. This created the urge to develop better pasteurization methods and equipment in order to save the juice industry and particular consumers. In the beginning there was simply thermal/heat pasteurization, but within the last decade there has been a vast number of pasteurization methods developed. Read more ›

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Did you know there is loads of (free) information on PEF 2.0?

During the development of PEF 2.0 we have collected a lot of information on the technology. And we still are. This helps us in making the story on the technology stronger, and convince future users of the potential of the technology. In order to help you with the orientation on the technology and its benefits, we have launched different platforms where we share the information we have. Read more ›

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PurePulse has pilot line available for risk analysis

For companies that want to know specific results based on their raw materials and finished products, PurePulse has a pilot line with surrogate pathogens available. The preservation method Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) is officially approved by de U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Research indicates that inactivation of relevant pathogens is possible, which is an important requirement of the FDA. PurePulse, the new generation of PEF, is hereby recognized as a base technology that meets the rigorous standards in the USA. Read more ›

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PurePulse, the profitable alternative for HPP

Juices are classically treated with heat. The process called pasteurization – treatment between 80-100 °C – is more than 150 years old. Since 10 years two alternative treatments have emerged on the market: Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) and High Pressure Processing (HPP). Both technologies provide excellent tasty (raw) food products with extended shelf life. Read more ›

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Raw milk food safe with PurePulse

There is an increasing interest in raw milk because of health benefits and the intense and full flavour. Currently, the PurePulse technology is used for treating fresh juices. But at Cool Wave Processing we are also very interested in the possibilities with raw milk. Read more ›

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