Longan and lychee processing

Washing and brushing

Fruits are perfectly cleaned in order to be processed.

Washing basin InoxAll
From the top: washing basin InoxAll, sorting station Selinox and brushing machine

Chopping

The chopper allows to reduce in pieces the whole fruit. During chopping an acidifying solution, prepared in a dedicated dosing group, is added to reduce the oxidation of the fruits. Mashed fruits are sent to the belt press for juice extraction.

Chopper
Belt press

Clarification / ultrafiltration

Obtained juice is fed to the plate pre-heater/cooler to treat the product to the optimal temperature for the following clarification treatment where enzymes and chemicals are added to facilitate the separation. Upon completion of the clarification treatment the juice is sent to the Ultra-filtration plant for its final clarification.

ThermoFlash plate pre-heater/pasteurizer/cooler
Ultra-filtration line

Concentration

Clear juice is usually concentrated in a dedicated evaporator.

Plate Evaporator Flashterm 3E

Sterilization and aseptic filling

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Sterilflash plate sterilizer is the best choice for low viscosity juices
Our aseptic filler Aseptica Prima is suited for filling bags-in-drums, bags-in-boxes. the unit is integrated with Aseptic Tank.
Aseptic filler Aseptica Prima
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