Wet milling – Hygienic and efficient process for the Food industry

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5 February 2021

Wet milling is a well-known technique in the production of agrochemical products, inks, paints and coatings. In these chemical industries, the properties of the end products are considerably improved by reducing the particles in a suspension.
Particle size reduction can also be very useful in the food industry.
DYNO-MILL grinding mills are used to reduce particle size in products such as chocolate, sweet decorations and coloured drinks.
The results of this process are:
-Fine chocolate with great aromas
-Natural dyes with a high colour intensity
-Homogeneous suspensions that can be stored longer

Of course, these processes must be adapted to the food industry where hygiene and cleanability are very important. With the DYNO®-MILL bead mills, which are also used in the pharmaceutical industry, this is no problem. In addition, with more than 50 years of experience, the engineers of the WAB group are always available to help potential customers test and optimize their grinding processes.

Some examples where DYNO®-MILL bead mills can be very useful:

Production of colourants for decorating candy and chocolate

By grinding natural food colourants, you significantly increase the colour intensity of these products. The finer you grind the dye, the better the effectiveness of the pigments. This means you need less colourants to get the same colour intensities, and you create more possibilities to combine colours DYNO®-MILL bead mills ensure fast and efficient grinding and can go up to the Nano range if required.

Production of coloured drinks

By milling natural colourants you get a much better homogeneous dispersion of the colourants in liquids. In the case of coloured beverages this reduces or eliminates sedimentation of the colourants.
Again, grinding will improve the intensity of the colours and allow a more economical use of the colourants.
If you are considering a quick and safe grinding process of pigments or dyes in your production, do not hesitate to take advantage of the experienced research team of the WAB group. Eskens Process Solutions has been the Benelux agent of the WAB group for more than 40 years and will be happy to support you in this research process.

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