Recycling Solutions for the food industry - Food and Beverage - Food

The right ingredients for your success in the food industry. Need to maximize yield from your raw materials? Improve the purity of your product? Create the next future trend in taste and texture? Whatever your specific need, our aim is to put all the right solutions at your fingertips to ensure success. How can we help you?. Irrespective of end products, our customers demand a customized solution for their solid/liquid separation and automation challenges. An approach where the starting point is not a separator, decanter, or filter press, but rather a careful evaluation of their objectives. And it all starts with a frank discussion about end product quality, efficiency, capacity, processes, and local support – we call it 360 degrees of separation.

Comprehensive range of solutions

With ANDRITZ SEPARATION, you gain access to one of the most complete portfolios of mechanical and thermal solid/liquid separation in the world. Whether you are looking for a particular separator, clarifier, decanter, filter press, dryer, we offer a wide range of solutions for various food applications.

As a result, we can serve as a neutral advisor in selecting the technology best suited to your process. It is a 360-degree approach that gives you all the right ingredients for your success in the food industry.

Experience that comes full circle

Whatever your food production needs, we most likely have both the technology and process knowledge to help you create it. Whether it is baby food or instant coffee, daily staples like juice and olive oil, or even fine cheeses and champagne. It might be a white-label product that hits the right price point with the highest margin, or an enriched byproduct with zero risk of contamination. Or maybe you want to create a niche product with uncompromising purity and an unforgettable taste. From the supermarket shelf to the local delicatessen, our expertise is always close at hand.

Let’s be brilliant. Together.

Ever since our first food research and development test +100 years ago, we have been partnering with customers in the food industry to improve their success. Today we offer a wide range of global, regional and mobile R&D test capabilities to support dairy, vegetable oil, beverage, baby food, and other types of customers. In total our 40 different lab-scale machines are performing 80 tests a year for new applications – 365 days a year!


Curd, cheese, milk, cream, whey, WPC/WPI, lactose, casein, milk powder for chocolate, hydrolyzed whey proteins, and specialty products like lactoferrin
Dried infant food, dried baby food, and breakfast cereals
Beer, wine, juice, spirits, prosecco, cider, smoothies, ketchup, soy milk, coconut water, coconut oil, mango pulp, instant and RTD coffee and tea, essential oils
Olive oil, palm oil, sunflower oil, soy oil, canola oil, coconut oil, cotton oil, biodiesel, and byproducts such as glycerin, soap, fatty acids, stearin, olein surfactants, and other oleochemicals
Omega3, tocopherol, polyphenol, pectin, xanthan, sugar substitutes (stevia), antioxidants, vitamins, glutamate
Cane sugar, molasses, beet sugar, sugar couleur
Amino acid, citric acids, succinic acid, bakers’ yeast, green and white biotech
Animal fat and oil, biodiesel, fish oil, protein and hydrolysate, gelatin
Stillage, corn oil, Distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS)
Native and modified starch from corn, wheat, potatoes, tapioca, cold-soluble starch, HFCS, glucose syrup, dextroins, polyols (sorbitol, mannitol), gluten, and other proteins from starch sources and soy

In the automation area, we offer a range of products and services to help run operations quickly, safely, accurately, and ahead of the curve. ANDRITZ automation solutions include electrical, controls, and instrumentation systems.

If a project is a greenfield plant, we design the control system and test it against a dynamic simulation so processes will start up error-free. If a project is an upgrade or optimization, we will provide customized engineering, simulation, control, and training solutions.