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Wet Pilot Plant

The Wet Pilot Plant is designed for processing fluid and wet foods,with an emphasis on dairy products, fruits and vegetables.
 Located in Room 135, Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building

Major Equipment & Processes Supported


Complete Listing of Equipment
  • Cheese Manufacture
  • Dairy Products Manufacture
  • Fruit & Vegetable Processing
  • High Pressure Processing Unit
  • HTST Pasteurizer
  • Ice Cream Manufacture
  • Jet Cooker 
  • Juice Processing
  • Retort
  • Steam Kettles
  • UHT/HTST Processor
  • Yogurt and Cultured Products Manufacture

 

Features

  • 4000 sq. ft. net processing space
  • Additional dry storage
  • Dedicated walk-in cooler and freezer
  • Adjacent to 1st floor loading dock, with overhead door and lift to enable semi-trailers to deliver equipment and supplies directly into the Pilot Plant

 

Utilities

  • Cold water (city)
  • Chilled water (sweet)
  • Hot water
  • Steam
  • Air
  • Vacuum
  • Natural gas
  • Electric (110, 220, 440 V, 1 and 3 phase)
  • Ethernet access