Washing and peeling
Washing is carried out to remove dust from the surface of the fruits. With an elevator the bananas are fed to a dedicated belt conveyor where bananas are manually peeled.
Mashing and puree refining
Peeled bananas are conveyed to the mono screw pump. Here nitrogen is injected as blanket gas to prevent oxidation. Mashed bananas are fed to the pre-heating scraped surface exchanger for the thermal treatment to increase the action of the following operation of pulping. Treated mashed banana is refined and acidified in continuous to reduce its pH.