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Process equipment for localised food cooling. - FT0541

To develop the technology required to direct chilled localised air flows onto moving food products.
1. To identify appropriate technical solutions to restrict the discomfort of operators in chill food process environments whilst maintaining or improving food hygiene. 2. To define and, where appropriate, quantify the benefits and restrictions of the technologies in terms of operator welfare, food and factory hygiene, capital and energy costs, and process flexibility. 3. To show that the scientific basis of the proposed technology is appropriate to the conditions found in a factory environment.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1997

To: 1999

Cost: £376,007
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Leatherhead Food International Ltd, Nestle Ltd, Total Process Containment Ltd, ABB Climate Systems, Campden Technology Ltd, Tinsley Foods Ltd, Northern Foods Plc, Geest PLC, Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC), Health and Safety Executive
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain