Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems provides the food industry with some of the more reliable and accurate processing equipment. With thousands of installations around the world, Hosokawa has the expertise to solve any processing need. We offer equipment, system design and engineering for size reduction, classification, mixing and blending, drying, filling and weighing to high containment applications. Here are some of the common materials and processes where our experience is proven.
Because of Bran’s significant nutritional benefits, it is increasingly desirable to add bran back into flour used for the production of bakery products.
Calcium is an important dietary supplement and is necessary for many normal bodily functions, especially bone formation and maintenance.
The processing of the Cocoa bean is an ancient art, first developed by the Mayans centuries ago. The Mayans worshiped the Cocoa tree and gave it its name, which in Latin means “Food of the Gods”.
In the production of various corn products for human consumption, there are two processes: a dry milling process and a wet milling process.
These mills can be installed at a flour production facility that grinds various types of dry grains including wheat, rye, oats and barley.
Lactose is a by-product of milk. Today, lactose is widely used in the pharmaceutical, food, and confectionery industries.
In recent years, a lot of effort has gone into developing alternate sources of protein and to get away from the consumption of red meat due to the negative health effects associated with its consumption. This is the basis of our discussion about the protein available in legumes and pulses.
By concentrating the proteins found in legumes such as peas, beans and soya, food engineers have successfully replaced animal proteins for many applications with vegetable based ingredients.
Rice is one of the oldest cereal grains, and has its origins in China more than five thousand years ago.
Common Salt is composed primarily of Sodium Chloride. Salt is one of the oldest food seasonings and the taste of salt is one of the most preferred human tastes, and is an essential nutrient for human health. Salt is either mined or produced from the evaporation of brine solutions or sea water.
Hosokawa has designed, manufactured and installed thousands of milling systems for crystallized sugar manufacturers since the 1940’s and has invented some of the world’s most efficient milling technologies.