Pilot Plant For The Next Step In Low Energy Drying Of Food And Other High Value Products
ISPT (NL), UCLouvain (BE), Avebe (NL), Corbion (NL), Givaudan (NL)
The ENGENDER project aims to realize a breakthrough in drying of food ingredient materials using a new compact drying technology based on the Radial Multizone Dryer (RMD). In the project the RMD technology will be developed at the pilot-scale and design rules for industrial demonstration will be described. The expected energy savings are estimated up to 30% compared to conventional spray drying and will be confirmed for a selected set of model systems, that is, test materials.