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Fruit Juice

Temperate Area Fruit Juice

SPX FLOW has extensive experience in the processing of a wide range of temperate fruit juices including:

  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Grapes
  • Berries
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Apricots

These temperate area fruits are processed using similar process equipment, but each has particular characteristics which affect the exact method of extraction and thermal treatment. Most of these fruits contain pectin, which needs to be removed in order to produce a clear end product.

SPX FLOW can supply process equipment for all stages of processing for both large and small processing operations.We are also able to carry out plant upgrades and modifications to existing systems in order to adapt to changing market needs. Capability includes the following main process stages:

  • Fruit handling
    • Reception
    • Inspection/washing
  • Extraction
  • Juice processing
    • Treatment for cloudy juices
    • Centrifugation
    • De-pectinisation for clear juice
    • Membrane filtration
    • Pasteurisation
    • De-aeration
    • Concentration
    • Essence recovery
    • Concentrate post-treatment
  • Packaging
    • Aseptic
    • Non-aseptic
  • By-products (pomace and pectin)