Germany’s Töpfer requires the highest hygienic standards for their powder rotary valves and diverter valves.
September 22, 2016
Töpfer processes a wide range of products for infants, including formula, follow-on milks and cereals. Read how it selects sanitary components, such as rotary and diverter valves, to achieve high hygienic standards.
Good maintenance can prevent unnecessary downtime. It’s an obvious statement, however many companies fail to do the basics right and lose money as a result. Here, GEA looks at some simple ways in which dairy plants can keep production flowing.
Pasta filata cheeses, of which Mozzarella is the most widely known type, are Italian dairy specialties known worldwide. In recent years, their increase in consumption has outstripped other cheeses mainly owing to the increasing consumption of pizza. In this article, GEA looks at the techniques for making this unique ’ricetta’ of cheese that is enjoyed by so many people the world over.
The process for manufacturing many types of cheese, including the Dutch type cheeses such as Edam or Gouda, requires the pressed cheese to pass through a curing stage in a brine bath to enhance the taste and texture. Over time the brine becomes enriched with fats, proteins and lactose out of the cheese.