Preserving the health benefits of tea with HPP

Tea is one of the most highly consumed beverages worldwide. This aromatic drink is prepared by brewing the leaves of the tea plant, which health benefits have been widely explored. Long known to early civilizations, tea has been around for millennia. However, it was only in the 17th century that tea conquered Europe, and afterward, the rest of the world where it is enjoyed by billions of people. Convenient commercial tea-based beverages retain their natural and fresh taste with high pressure processing (HPP). HPP eliminates harmful and spoilage microorganisms present in these beverages while preserving sensory, nutritional and functional properties for an extended time.

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HPP products reach online food retail

online food retail market

Current lifestyle and digitalization are changing the way we do the groceries. More and more people are opting for online food retail options to find healthier and convenient products. In this fast-moving environment, food manufacturers and retailers need to be in constant innovation. Discover how HPP technology can help manufacturers to succeed in the online retail market.

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HPP and benefits of plant-based foods (PBF)

HPP gives consumers of all ages a plethora of healthy plant-based foods, going from consumer favorite guacamole and avocados, novel dips based out on cauliflower or nuts, or healthy fruit & vegetable puree snacks. Toddlers and children are also, where federal government agencies in the USA have approved HPP baby foods to fight malnutrition within low-income families.

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HPP combined with other food processing techniques

High Pressure Processing (HPP) is a non-thermal preservation technology that extends shelf life and ensures food safety, at the same time that sensory and nutritional attributes of fresh foods are retained. HPP is efficient inactivating microorganisms such as Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli or Salmonella spp. Industrially applied and potential food processing techniques that can be used in combination with HPP to launch new products into the market are here discussed.

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Do you know what are the steps for juice processing before HPP?

Juicing is a hot trend! – The global fruit and vegetable juice market is projected to reach USD 173 billion by 2024, growing at an estimated CAGR of 3.17%. Growth in fruit and vegetable juice market is driven by increasing demand for healthy food from an increasingly health-conscious consumer base. Specifically, cold press juice processing is the fastest growing category and HPP is the most appropriate technology for their preservation.

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What do you expect from your Aftersales and Spares service?

When we acquire industrial equipment we expect it to meet a great number of technical requirements, among them a fast, reliable and professional Aftersales and Spares service. In line with this principle, our Aftersales and Spares team works every day to offer an outstanding and client-oriented service anticipating and resolving our clients’ needs. Read this post to discover how we do it.

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Raw pet food – caring for their nutrition is caring for them

There is an increasing number of pet owners looking to feed their pets with raw food, also known as BARF diet, due to the perceived health benefits. High pressure processing (HPP) is a technology that allows the production of safe raw pet food while keeping its organoleptic and nutritious characteristics, without the addition of any artificial preservatives. As a result, the number of raw pet food products in the market is thriving, giving consumers a variety of healthy solutions to feed their pets.

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Greenhead Lobster expands HPP lobster processing business

High Pressure Processing is widely used for different food applications. Although did you know about the application of seafood? Specifically HPP lobster processing? Greenhead Lobster, a lobster processing company in Stonington, Maine (USA), has added a Hiperbaric high pressure processing (HPP) machine to expand its lobster processing operations. Read about this great application and Greenhead’s success!

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Discover the must-attend HPP events of October where you can find us

HPP event sumary in October

There are tons of events in the food industry throughout the year and many of them are closely related to high pressure processing (HPP). October, together with March and May, has traditionally been one of the busiest months in the HPP agenda. In this post we invite you to discover some of the most interesting tradeshows and congresses in the world and those where you can find us in our stand. Come and visit us!

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