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Innovation Unit Equipment

Blast freezer ( output 10kg/2h; minus 35ºC)

Cuddon Freeze Drier (50kg capacity)

CT Scanner

High Pressure Processing (HPP) machine (chamber capacity circa 1L)

Liquid nitrogen freezer (laboratory scale; chamber capacity circa 1kg)

Mincer (Urschel Comitrol Comminuter)

Mixer (Stephan Universal, steam injection and vacuum modes)

Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) (2 machines; one for retail size trays/packs; one for large bags, i.e. ‘pillow packs’)

Stephan Microkut

APV Homogeniser

Rational Oven (with 10 rack trolley, Model 201)

PIVAC packaging system

Retort (Barriquand Steriflow raining water retort) (operates at < 5bar and up to 125ºC)

Smoker/cooker (pilot scale JUGENA model)

Test Bakery

  • High/low speed mixers
  • Conventional proofer
  • Mono moulder
  • Deck ovens
  • Rotating oven
  • Stonebake oven
  • Single screw extruder
  • Dough sheeter 

Any queries please contact: Tara Heffernan – tara.heffernan@teagasc.ie