Hot potato: the J.R. Simplot and McCain Foods patent fight
March 13, 2020
J.R. Simplot and McCain Foods have spent the last few years battling in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho over issues related to – unsurprisingly – potatoes, with each party asserting a design patent related to a spiraled potato.
Elea cuts record length potato strip during PEF Advantage Days Demo
November 13, 2019
To demonstrate the capabilities of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems in french fry production, Elea cut and fried a record length potato strip in a demo during its recent Elea PEF Advantage Days at their headquarters in Quakenbrueck, Germany.
Heat and Control's New Website Offers Improved Visitor Engagement
October 17, 2019
Heat and Control, global food processing and packaging systems equipment manufacturer and solutions provider, continues to ask their customers, “What do you want to create today?”
Elea Smoothcut With Tayto On The BBC
July 03, 2019
Tayto, the third largest snack producer in the UK, has installed Elea Pulsed Electric Field SmoothCut™ systems in their factory in Scunthorpe.
Join Elea and discover Pulsed Electric Field at SnackEx
June 26, 2019
Discover how our Elea Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) systems can improve your snack and dried products whilst also enhancing your production.
Complete Snack Solutions on display at Snackex 2019 with Heat and Control and Ishida
June 17, 2019
The Heat and Control and Ishida (HCI) Alliance is delivering on the promise of a ‘one-stop-shop’ for integrated processing and packaging snack solutions, with an expert team and a selection of the latest innovative equipment design on display at Snackex,
Using Pulse Electric Field Processing (PEF) the patent protected E-FLO Electroporation System provides significant product improvement in chip crunch, taste and texture as well as reduction in acrylamide formation and oil content.
June 11, 2019
Ever since Swedish scientists discovered acrylamide in food in the early 2000s, there has been growing concerns over the potential negative impact it could have on people’s health.
How to measure if a potato is PEF-treated just right?
August 14, 2018
In Pulsed Electric Field Treatment of potato, the treatment intensity needs to be monitored to optimize process performance and product yield. So how can that be done?
Pulsed Electric Field in Potato Processing: Impact on Sustainability
July 10, 2018
A recent study on the impact of Pulsed Electric Field treatment (PEF) in the potato processing industry has shown substantial benefits in comparison to the regular process using conventional pre-heaters.
New Zealand runs three months of trials with Pulsed Electric Field Technology (PEF) at McCain Foods
June 28, 2018
In New Zealand, a three month test of a new Pulsed Electric Field Technology (PEF) unit from Elea, from Germany, started at McCain Foods Timaru and involves industrial-scale food processing of french fries.
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