Our subsidiary Bucher Merk has vast experience in drying technology, with detailed knowledge about customised solutions of plants such as vacuum drying cabinets (oven), continuous vacuum belt dryers and complete lines. We specialise in heat sensitive, sticky, hydroscopic liquids and pastes with viscosities up to 500.000 mPas and are happy to discuss the ideal drying process for your products.
Vacuum Drying Applications
Malted breakfast beverages and dried malt extract (DME), widely produced using vacuum dryers.
We offer high performance plants, specifically adapted to your product recipe and requirements.
Dried fruit juice concentrates with minimal or no carriers (clean label), gently dried with lowest product temperatures.
Citric fruits, berries and many other fruits are dried using our equipment. Our customers dry these high-value ingredients at low temperatures for highest aroma, colour and nutrient retention.
Dried vegetable concentrates with minimal or no carriers (clean label), gently dried with lowest product temperatures.
Vegetables such as celery, onions, carrots, beetroot and many others are all dried using our equipment. As with the fruit, these high-value ingredients are dried at low temperatures for highest aroma, colour and nutrient retention.
Bone broths, stocks and meat extract with full flavour profile in dried form.
Our low temperature and highly controllable drying processes enable customers to produce concentrates from animal origin with very little loss of flavour.
Process flavours, HVPs and yeast extracts. If required, with controlled Maillard reaction using our patented radiant heating solution.
HVP, yeast extracts and bases for process flavours are best dried on our vacuum belt dryers. Excellent flavouring profiles and high-value powders with high solubility are produced with economic processing.
Dried flavouring blends for instant soups.
Controlled drying conditions help to preserve flavours and are enriched by Maillard reaction using our patented radiant heating.
Herbal extracts from various plants.
Herbal extracts from various plants are gently and hygienically dried under vacuum at low temperatures for best product quality.