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Pulsemaster sells 100kW PEF-system to french fry processor for up to 60 ton potatoes per hour

Pulsemaster's Pulsed Electric Field System has a capacity of 100kW - a record capacity in the potato processing sector - and will be able to treat up to 60 tons (132.000 lbs) of whole potatoes per hour for the production of French Fries.

Pulsemaster, a global leader in Pulsed Electric Field systems for potato processing, announced today that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of a 100kW PEF system to a major producer of high quality French fries and potato specialities.

The customer is EU-based and operates in the potato processing industry.

Pulsemaster's proprietary PEF-technology will be used to treat whole potato tubers at a capacity of up to 60 tons (132.000 lbs) per hour for in a new potato processing line to make French fries.

Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Mark de Boevere, Managing Director of Pulsemaster:

“We are extremely pleased that a European customer with very high standards and a global reputation has agreed to purchase Pulsemaster’s PEF equipment for their new French fries processing line with an input capacity up to 60 tons per hour (132.000 lb per hour).”

“This new field of use up to 60 tons per hour further demonstrates the breadth of applications for our PEF-technology, including industrial high capacity potato processing lines and sets a new standard in French fries processing”
Delivery of the Pulsed Electric Field system is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2017.