Freeze drying is the best choice for production of superior instant coffee products because the gentle drying technology preserves both colour and taste, and provides an attractive granular product.

GEA Niro freeze dryers for instant coffee production:

The GEA Niro freeze dryer portfolio also includes the RAY™ 1 pilot plant for product development (sublimation: 5 kg/batch).

GEA Process Engineering offer complete process lines for instant coffee production. It includes design and delivery of the complete plant from the green beans to packing, utilities, start-up, and comprehensive training of plant operators and maintenance staff. 

The GEA Niro Test Centre is available for making tests for product development and to form basis for sizing and designing of industrial-scale plants. The test facilities include extraction, concentration and spray- and freeze drying pilot plants as well as lab. facilities.

Safety aspects
All plants designed and supplied by GEA Process Engineering will enable the end user to obtain approvals put forward by the EU directive.