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Pigging with Pumpable Ice (AFM 163) - FT0584

To demonstrate, by laboratory experiments, the concepts underlying pigging with a food compatible/acceptable semi-solid fluid, flow ice or pumpable ice; to initiate appropriate mathematical modelling techniques to predict the performance of this pigging methodology; to demonstrate the clear benefits of this methodology in a variety of food production systems.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2004

Cost: £323,851
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Bristol, Convenience Foods Ltd, Northern Foods Plc, Geest PLC, Unilever Research, Ziegra Ice Machines (UK) Ltd, RHM Group Ltd, Tetra Pak Processing UK Ltd, Unilever
Cleaning Systems              
Food and Drink              
Food Hygiene              
Food manufacturing industry              
Process Technology              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain