Elea SmoothCut with Tayto on the BBC

Tayto, the third largest snack producer in the UK, has installed Elea Pulsed Electric Field SmoothCut™ systems in their factory in Scunthorpe. They reported smoother cutting, more consistent frying, lower oil uptake, increased yield and less starch release leading to extra crunchiness. In…

Jun 25 2019
Isabell Beyer
References

We are hiring: Sales Manager

We are looking for a Sales Manager to expand our Sales team: Tender in German: Sales Manager Juni 2019 Aufgaben Gewinnung von Neukunden durch Potentialanalyse und Kontaktaufnahme, sowohl national als auch international Eigenständige Betreuung u. kontinuierlicher Ausbau des bestehenden Kundenstamms Erkennen und Aufnehmen…

Jun 18 2019
Julia Stobbe
Elea Staff

Verwaltungskraft in Teilzeit

Full job tender: in German: Verwaltungskraft Bürokraft   Administrative assistance A young motivated company is on the look-out for reinforcements! Established in 2012 ELEA GmbH is a company engaged in the industrial implementation of new technologies, in particular pulsed electric fields (PEF).…

Apr 16 2019
Julia Stobbe
Elea Staff

Apply for student projects in Autumn 2019

Master/ Bachelor thesis English: Bachelor_Masterstudent_Elea_October 2019 German: Bachelor_Masterstudent_Elea_Oktober 2019 Students who are interested to write their thesis in a worldwide operating company with a young R&D team on an application oriented food technology topic are welcome to apply. Possible topics for October 2019: Impact of PEF…

Apr 8 2019
Robin Ostermeier
Student

We are hiring: Administrative assistance

Full job tender: in German: Verwaltungskraft Bürokraft   Administrative assistance A young motivated company is on the look-out for reinforcements! Established in 2012 ELEA GmbH is a company engaged in the industrial implementation of new technologies, in particular pulsed electric fields (PEF).…

Mar 28 2019
Julia Stobbe
Elea Staff

Advantages of PEF assisted onion drying

Advantages of PEF assisted onion drying (PDF in German) Robin Ostermeier, head of snacks applications at Elea, published an article in the German meat processing magazine Rundschau für Fleischhygiene und Lebensmittelüberwachung. Drying time reductions, massive energy savings, better rehydration and overall better quality of…

Jan 15 2019
Robin Ostermeier
Onion

Clarebout introduced Elea PEF systems

Clarebout is a Belgian manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato flakes with production facilities in Nieuwkerke and Warneton. ELEA GmbH, the world leader in Pulsed Electric Field systems for food processing, has supplied a test system for potato processing to Clarebout…

Dec 6 2018
Stefan Töpfl
References

We are looking for students: a working student

Students who want to get hands-on-experience as a working student in a worldwide operating company with a young, application-oriented R&D team are welcome to apply. German: Ausschreibung Werksstudent Ende 2018   We are looking forward to your application! Elea Vertriebs- und Vermarktungsgesellschaft mbH…

Nov 14 2018
Robin Ostermeier
Elea Staff

How to detect when a potato is PEF-treated to the point?

Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) treatment is on it´s way towards being a standard process in French Fries and potato chips industry. Elea GmbH has installed more than 75 units in that industry sector. PEF at low energy input (~ 1 kJ/kg) induces small pores in the…

Aug 9 2018
Stefan Töpfl
Potato

DLG expert report Pulsed Electric Fields

The DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society) and Elea worked together on a piece of easily digestible scientific knowledge brochure about the innovative Pulsed Electric Field technology. The brochure answers the questions what PEF is, how it has been used in…

Aug 9 2018
Claudia Siemer
Media

PEF School 2018 in ISEBTT Newsletter

The July issue of the International Society for Electroporation-Based Technologies and Treatments (ISEBTT) Newsletter reports about the PEF School 2018. The week included lectures and practical sessions on Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) applications in the food industry and biomedicine. A highlight of the…

Jul 6 2018
Claudia Siemer
Expo & Conference

A brief history of Pulsed Electric Fields (PEF) use in potato industry

In the potato industry, PEF has become an industry standard in recent years. The technology´s use leads to cell electroporation and reduced turgor pressure, a significant tissue softening occurs. That facilitates cutting of fruit and vegetable tissue and allows to replace conventional…

Jul 3 2018
Stefan Töpfl
Pulsed Electric Field

Pilot programme in Timaru puts the power into potatoes

‘The humble potato is in for a shocking multi-million dollar South Canterbury makeover. An industry pilot programme, part of the Ministry for Business and Innovation funded Food Industry Enabling Technology (FIET) programme worth almost $16.8 million, is being trialled at McCain Foods in Washdyke,…

Jun 27 2018
Jimmy Kinsella
Projects

McCain Foods Australia/New Zealand trials Elea PEF technology

An industry pilot programme led by Otago University looking into waste reduction and energy saving has been started on June 27th. An Elea PEF unit has been commissioned at the McCain Foods plant in Washdyke. ‘McCain Australia/New Zealand director John Jackson said the Washdyke plant…

Jun 27 2018
Jimmy Kinsella
References

French fries set to become healthier, cost efficent and environmentally friendly

Elea PEF expert Jimmy Kinsella talks about French fries in New Zealand: Video from News Hub Video from TVNZ Delicious, crunchy and unhealthy – the deep-fried delicacy the French fry is set to become healthier and more environmentally friendly if new research prevails.…

Jun 27 2018
Jimmy Kinsella
Potato Processing

Elea PEF expert publishes paper on onion drying

Elea’s PEF expert Robin Ostermeier publishes paper on ‘Influence of pulsed electric field (PEF) pre-treatment on the convective drying kinetics of onions’. The paper was released together with researchers including P. Giersemehl, C. Siemer, S. Töpfl and H. Jaeger (BOKU, Austria) in the Journal…

Jun 18 2018
Robin Ostermeier
Research

Save up to 30% of the drying time with PEF

Using Elea PEF as a pre-treatment before the standard freeze-drying process can save up to 30% of the drying time – with a visibly higher product quality. The colour intensity of the dried vegetables is much stronger than that of the untreated…

Jun 13 2018
Vanessa Völkel
Media

Life cycle assessment of PEF in potato processing

Guest article by Dr Sergiy Smetana, Head of Food Data Group at German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL e.V.) LCA allows characterizing environmental impact of production from cradle-to-gate. A study on PEF use in potato processing has been conducted in an industrial scale…

Jun 12 2018
Dr. Sergiy Smetana, DIL
Research

AFT Quarterly: Elea PEF in potato industry

Read here (in German) the AFT Quarterly Magazine 2/2018 by Anuga Food Tec and DLG Short excerpt: Verwendung von pulsierenden elektrischen Feldern (PEF) in der Kartoffelindustrie Die Anwendung von pulsierenden elektrischen Feldern (PEF) als innovative Technologie kann in verschiedenen Bereichen der Lebensmittelindustrie…

Jun 5 2018
Isabell Roeder
Potato Processing

PEF school 2018

International PEF School in Osnabrück and Quakenbrück From May 14 to May 18, 2018, the 5th International PEF School took place at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences in cooperation with the German Institute of Food Technology. The one-week event was all…

May 25 2018
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Elea PEF experts involved in French fry paper

Elea’s PEF experts Robin Ostermeier and Prof. Dr. Stefan Töpfl involved in a scientific paper on Impact of pulsed electric field (PEF) pretreatment on process performance of industrial French fries production. The paper was released together with researchers from DIL, Germany and BOKU,…

May 22 2018
Robin Ostermeier
Research

Elea Editorial in FoodChain Magazine

With the many benefits that PEF technology has the potential to offer it is not surprising that more and more industry figures, academics, R&D leaders and innovation managers are taking notice of the work that Elea is carrying out. Stefan Töpfl: “For…

May 5 2018
Isabell Beyer
Pulsed Electric Field

Special Issue “Pulsed Electric Field in Liquid Food Processing and Extraction”

Special issue in the MDPI beverage journal. This special issue would like to draw attention and focus on applications of pulsed electric fields (PEF) in beverages processing, in sustainable beverages processing, extraction of bioactives from fruit and vegetables and also to application…

Apr 16 2018
Claudia Siemer
Research

Project kick-off iNOBox

Net-based tool will help food producers make healthier and safer food Imagine if we wasted less food, got more foods without allergens and could spend less energy on food production? New food technologies can make this possible if manufacturers know which technologies…

Apr 16 2018
Claudia Siemer
Projects

Apply for student projects in Autumn 2018

Master/ Bachelor thesis Students who are interested to write their thesis in a worldwide operating company with a young R&D team on an application oriented food technology topic are welcome to apply. Possible topics for October 2018: The influence of pulsed electric fields on… ……

Apr 15 2018
Claudia Siemer
Student

Elea in German TV at ZDF

Elea is gaining more and more media attention. Watch here on ZDF from minute 38:30, PEF for preservation of juices and potato maufacturing.      

Feb 14 2018
Isabell Roeder
Media

Upcoming Exhibitions and events in 2018

NWFPA 2018 January 8th to 10th –  Our distribution partner in the US, UK and Ireland, Food-Physics, would like to welcome you at the Northwest Food & Beverage World, THE food and beverage manufacturing show in Portland, Oregon. Booth #1345   Anuga FoodTec 2018 March 20th…

Dec 12 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

31 EFFoST International Conference

Every year EFFoST is organizing an international conference on food science and technology. At this event all experts from scientists, policy makers to students will meet, share and debate about their latest results in food science and also about recent trends. This…

Dec 6 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Successfull demonstration day on Pulsed Electric Field Preservation and Low Shear Extrusion

Within the European funded i3food project (i3food website), a demonstration workshop on PEF technology and Low shear extrusion was organized and held at DIL and Elea. DIL as an expert in low shear extrusion demonstrated the technology for ice cream production and…

Dec 6 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Registration still open! – Open Demo Workshop on PEF Preservation and LS Extrusion, November 30th 2017

As one of the core partners of the i3-food project, we would like to invite you to our free open demonstration workshop on Pulsed Electric Field Preservation and Low Shear Extrusion. Registration is still open: i3-food demonstration workshop The workshop includes a pilot scale demonstration with…

Nov 14 2017
Claudia Siemer
Expo & Conference

GDL-Symposium: Nicht-thermische und alternative Verfahren

We would like to invite you to attend the GDL-Symposium on non-thermal and alternative methods. The event takes place in Gerlingen, Stuttgart, Germany at November 20&21. You can find the programme and details for your registration in the following flyer and on the official…

Nov 13 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Happy PEF-y Halloween 2017

Chillingly good Freeze drying with Elea PEF

Oct 31 2017
Isabell Roeder
Drying

New reinforcements in R&D and Engineering

Elea’s departments are growing – again! We would like to welcome Oleksii Parniakov to the R&D department and Peter Pepke to the engineering department. We are pleased to welcome Oleksii Parniakov as our Principal Scientist in the R&D department at Elea. He…

Oct 25 2017
Isabell Roeder
Elea Staff

2nd World Congress on Electroporation 2017

The 2nd World Congress on Electroporation was a tremendous event. The conference in Norfolk, Virgina, USA, was attended by 364 delegates from 32 different countries. The scientific programme included 11 plenary lectures, 9 guest speakers and 197 oral presentations. The topics were broad and diverse…

Oct 25 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Meet us at Anuga 2017 in Cologne

Monday Oct 09 and Tuesday Oct 10 2017 we will visiting Anuga 2017 in Cologne. Take this as a chance to get in touch with us in an easy way. Please write us an eMail at info@elea-technology.com. Looking forward to see you…

Oct 6 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events in 2017

Food Processing Expo February 8th and 9th – Meet us at the Food Processing Expo of the California League of Food Processors held in Sacramento, California. You will find us at the booth of our sister company, Food Physics, where our PEF…

Oct 4 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

5th PEF school 2018

We would like to announce the 5th PEF school 2018. It will be organized in conjunction with DIL and University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück. More info and registration here. PEF School Agenda. The 5th PEF school Applications in Food and Biotechnology 5 days…

Sep 27 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Insight into our pilot hall – new virtual tour

Have a look into our new virtual tour of our testing facilities and our analytical centre here in Quakenbrueck. You can walk around and click on machines and equipment to get more information about them. Enjoy! Link to virtual Tour

Sep 27 2017
Isabell Roeder
Media

Drinktec 2017 – Let’s keep in touch!

Drinktec 2017 was amazing, thank you for visiting our booth. We hope we could give you a good insight into our world of Elea pulsed electric fields (PEF). If our extra freshly tasting juices, freeze-dried fruits or our testing machine were able to…

Sep 27 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Students – join us for your R&D thesis in March 2018

Students who are interested to write their thesis in a worldwide operating company with a young R&D team on an application oriented food technology topic are welcome to apply. Possible topics for March 2018: The influence of pulsed electric fields on… the colour stability and…

Aug 30 2017
Claudia Siemer
Student

Drinktec is almost there! Get free tickets

Drinktec is the leading trade fair for the beverage industry – and for us the best opportunity to present our process for product preservation. We will have several PEF treated fruit and vegetable juices for you to taste, that are produced with…

Aug 27 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

New research project about Algae

The research project about innovative Algae Processing (iAlgaePro) has now finished and the final results are available. Within the project PEF was used to stimulate the growth of Scenedesmus and different characteristics were studied afterwards. For the stimulation the PEF unit was…

Aug 27 2017
Claudia Siemer
Algae

Amazing freeze dried strawberries

Currently, the market on freeze-dried products is expanding, especially in the small child-sector. Mostly, the products look wrinkled with a dark colour. Extraordinary shape stability and a lot more benefits in several fruits and vegetables can be achieved with a PEF treatment…

Aug 27 2017
Vanessa Völkel
Drying

Outlook for the Electroporation Conference 2017

In September, the 2nd World Congress on Electroporation & Pulsed Electric Fields is taking place in Norfolk, US. All experts in electroporation whether for medical application, electronics or food application, will meet here and exchange their knowledge about PEF. In special sessions…

Aug 27 2017
Claudia Siemer
Expo & Conference

Insights into Elea PEF processing early 2018

Some weeks ago, Story House Productions visited us to film a documentary about applications of PEF in the food industry. Our Managing Director Dr. Stefan Toepfl and R&D Manager Dr. Claudia Siemer discussing PEF technology and working on Elea PEF systems can…

Aug 27 2017
Isabell Roeder
Media

Best apple juice we have ever seen!

Within our latest pilot scale trial at the Elea facilities, we produced green apple juice of outstanding colour and freshness. That was possible by the combination of two excellent processing techniques, both enabling retention of fresh taste, preservation of higher nutritional value…

Jul 22 2017
Julian Witt
Juice

Free Open Demonstration Workshop for PEF Preservation and LS Extrusion

As one of the core partners of the i3-food project, we would like to invite you to our free open demonstration workshop on Pulsed Electric Field Preservation and Low Shear Extrusion. The workshop includes a pilot scale demonstration with conditions in a near to…

Jul 22 2017
Claudia Siemer
Expo & Conference

Elea company portrait in the Wirtschaftsforum magazine

“In fact, we have increased our sales tenfold to the present. Such a success is the best motivation to continue and to win new companies for our innovative method. Since I am myself a practitioner, I have found a real vocation. The…

Jul 17 2017
Isabell Roeder
Process Improvement

Elea SmoothCut One

Our latest system design is a compact industrial scale system for treatment of vegetables and tubers by Elea Pulsed Electric Field technology. The SmoothCut™ One system is set up as a compact, all in one unit including pulse generator, treatment belt and…

Jun 29 2017
Robin Ostermeier
SmoothCut

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Introducing Elea SmoothCut One at SnackEx 2017 in Vienna

Many thanks to all who visited us at the SnackEx in Vienna. We have had many good meetings and constructive talks. The premiere of our new compact Elea SmoothCut™ One system, designed specifically for smaller snack applications, was a great success. First…

Jun 29 2017
Robin Ostermeier
Expo & Conference

Elea in TOP 25 in student internship satisfaction survey!

Elea was named directly together with the big players Coca Cola, Dr. Oetker, Danone, Nestle, Müller and many more! Elea has had good feedback from the internship study of foodjobs.de in 2017. Students and graduates were able to evaluate their experiences online…

Jun 27 2017
Isabell Roeder
Student

Looking forward to Juice Summit 2017

We at Elea are proud to be one of the sponsors of the Juice Summit 2017. In our opinion, the Juice Summit is one of THE top events to network with potential business partners from all over the world within the juice…

Jun 13 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

New Student Research Projects Summer 2017

It is summer semester 2017 and we would like to introduce our new students and their thesis projects. It is getting berry-licious with Pia, smoothie-juicy with Carl, onion-weepy with Joanna and at summers end we will need someone who can serve a…

Jun 1 2017
Isabell Roeder
Student

That was a successful 4th PEF School!

The 4th School on PEF applications in Food- and Biotechnology took place from 9th-12th May 2017 at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Austria. The intensive four-day-training-program consisted of lectures given by 12 leading international PEF experts accompanied…

Jun 1 2017
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Wernsing using Elea PEF since 2012

Wernsing Feinkost GmbH, a German manufacturer of potato products and delicatessen salads, implemented one of the first Elea PEF systems into their French fry processing line in 2012, replacing their installed traditional preheater. The Elea PEF systems can handle throughputs of up…

May 30 2017
Jimmy Kinsella
References

New service technician for installations in North America

Our partner and distributor in North America, Food Physics LLC,  have just announced the appointment of Alan Walker as field service technician. Alan has recently joined Food Physics, and  has a wealth of experience in the food and other related industries. Working…

Apr 24 2017
Jimmy Kinsella
Food Physics

Process EXPO blog contribution about Pulsed Electric Field Technology

UCDavis Emerita in Food Science and Technology Ms. Diane M. Barrett, who is also acquainted with our Managing Director Dr. Stefan Töpfl through his stay as visiting professor at UCDavis in 2015, contributes to the Pulsed Electric Field Technology on the blog…

Apr 20 2017
Isabell Roeder
Research

Elea has built up a new Analytical Center

In recent months Elea has expanded its premises and a new Analytical Center has been built up. Customers now have the opportunity to quickly analyze quality parameters and compare their standard product with the PEF treated product directly next door to the Technical…

Mar 31 2017
Vanessa Völkel
Research

16 systems leaving manufacture and SmoothCut One in final testing phase

The Elea manufacturing facility is currently manufacturing 16 systems for delivery over the next 3 months to customers. The systems range in application from juice processing to French fry production. With varies system capacities ranging from our SafeJuice™ 10 for liquid processing,…

Mar 10 2017
Jimmy Kinsella
Systems

1st EIT Food Innovation Marketplace

The 1st EIT Food Innovation Marketplace was held 22-23 February 2017 in Bilbao, Spain. This match making event allowed the members of EIT Food to get in touch and discuss potential research projects. Namely these are Nestlé, Döhler, Bosch, Siemens, Herbstreith &…

Mar 8 2017
Vanessa Völkel
Expo & Conference

Students – join us for your R&D Thesis in September 2017

Students who are interested to write their thesis in a worldwide operating company with a young R&D team on an application oriented food technology topic are welcome to apply. Possible topics for September 2017: The influence of pulsed electric fields on… the colour stability…

Mar 6 2017
Robin Ostermeier
Student

Grom uses Elea PEF for fruit puree processing

“Gromart has installed an Elea PEF system for use in the processing of their fresh fruit puree and have been very satisfied with the performance and operation of the system.” – Guido Martinetti, CEO of Gromart Srl Find out more about Grom and their high…

Mar 6 2017
Isabell Roeder
References

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Hoogesteger extends Shelf life of fresh juice with Elea PEF since 2012

Shining example of industrial application of PEF Technology since 2012: Hoogesteger extends Shelf life of fresh juice with Elea PEF and meanwhile extends market reach. The Dutch premium fruit juice supplier Hoogesteger takes on the pioneer role in the industrial implementation of…

Mar 1 2017
Isabell Roeder
References

The Elea manufacturing and assembly facility

The Elea manufacturing and assembly facility at Quakenbruck, Germany, is currently very busy completing a number of systems for delivery over the next 6 – 8 weeks to customers in Asia, North America and Europe. It has been a good start to…

Jan 31 2017
Jimmy Kinsella
Systems

Elea PEF offers vast improvements to drying processes

Dehydrated onions offer a wide range of possible applications in the food industry, especially as flavour additives for convenience food products, such as sauces, soups and dressings. When compared to fresh onions the use of dehydrated product has various advantages in terms…

Jan 25 2017
Robin Ostermeier
Process Improvement

A Warm Welcome to our New Managing Director

Elea proudly announces Professor Dr.-Ing Stefan Toepfl as the new Managing Director. Stefan brings over 15 years experiences in PEF Technology, (Novel) Process Technologies, Food Engineering and academic education as a Professor in Germany and California. 2006 Stefan received a PhD in…

Jan 25 2017
Elea Staff

Elea – a Rising Food Star

We are proud to pronounce our membership in the RisingFoodStars Start-Up Club. We have been selected along with some other choice members to join the Club. The RisingFoodStars Start-Up Club allows young companies, such as Elea, to contribute to the FoodConnects Consortium…

Jan 15 2017
Isabell Roeder
Research

Looking for Bachelor- & Masterstudents R&D 2017

Bachelor-/Masterstudent R&D (m/w) ab März 2017 Sie möchten Ihre Bachelor-/Masterarbeit in einem jungen und motivierten R&D Team anfertigen? Dann bewerben Sie sich bei uns! Die 2012 gegründete ELEA GmbH beschäftigt sich mit der industriellen Implementierung von innovativen Technologien, v.a. gepulste elektrische Felder…

Dec 21 2016
Robin Ostermeier
Student

Veggie Chips Samples

Preparation of chips samples for 2017. To experience our Veggie chips, its nice crunch and amazing colour, and to discuss about PEF enhanced Veggie Chips processing (and many more), meet us at the NWFPA in January & at the Food Processing Expo in…

Dec 20 2016
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

30th EFFoST Intenational Conference 2016, Vienna

The Elea PEF R&D Engineers Robin Ostermeier and Julian Witt participating at the 30th EFFoST (European Federation od Food Science & Technology) International Conference in Vienna with a presentation about advantages of the Pulsed Electric Field Technology in food processing and a poster session about…

Nov 30 2016
Julian Witt
Expo & Conference

Meet us in Portland, Oregon

January 9 – 11, 2017 we will be present at the Northwest Food & Beverage Manufacturers Expo & Conference in the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. You will find us at the booth of our distribution partner Food Physics LLC. We…

Oct 29 2016
Julian Witt
Expo & Conference

New Reinforcement in R&D

Elea would like to welcome Vanessa Völkel who has recently joined the team. She is a Bioengineer in Agriculture and Food Industry and will support the R&D department with focus on biotechnology. In the last 6 months she was one of our…

Oct 29 2016
Isabell Roeder
Elea Staff

New Student Projects Winter 2016

Elea is glad to announce that we were able to acquire three students with international background from universities all over Germany. In their studies they will investigate benefits and improvements for new applications, processes and products using PEF technology within the next half year. Moritz I’m 22 years old and…

Oct 16 2016
Isabell Roeder
Student

20. Ahlemer UHT Seminar – Töpfl about Non-thermal preservation in dairy products

The 20th Ahlemer UHT Seminar was held from October 11th – 12th in Göttingen, Germany, an annual event especially related to the dairy food industry. Elea was represented by Dr. Stefan Toepfl, who conducted a presentation on non-thermal preservation in food by…

Oct 15 2016
Isabell Roeder
Expo & Conference

Bioelectrics Symposium 2016, Rostock

In October, the 13th Bioelectrics Symposium was held in Rostock, Germany. It brought together researchers from a broad range of different fields to discuss on electric stimuli in plant and mammalian cells for medical, biological or technological purposes, including Pulsed Electric Fields (PEF) or…

Sep 29 2016
Julian Witt
Expo & Conference

23rd Innovation Day 2016, Berlin

On the 2nd of June 2016, Elea attended the 23rd Innovation Day of the German “Mittelstand” (German mid-sized companies) of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. The ministry invited research institutions and their industry partners to present their current…

Jun 5 2016
Julian Witt
Expo & Conference

New service technician

Elea would like to welcome Sergej Dell who has recently joined the team. He is a state certified mechanical technician who will support Elea’s Engineering Department with focus on service, installation and maintenance around the world. Our modern PEF machines are characterized…

Apr 15 2016
Jimmy Kinsella
Elea Staff

Student research projects Summer 2016

At Elea, we are not only working on customer-related projects; we are also doing our own research to better understand how PEF can influence different processing steps and to find new applications for our technology. That is why we maintain a strong…

Apr 15 2016
Isabell Roeder
Student

Project Kick-off ‘VeggieCrack’

In cooperation with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, we have started the project “VeggieCrack”. Elea and DIL (German Institute of Food Technologies) are participating in the project as industrial partners and suppliers of the PEF equipment. The project…

Apr 11 2016
Robin Ostermeier
Projects

Elea and Food Physics at NWFPA 2016

Thank you to everybody who visited the booth of our new distribution partner Food Physics at the NW Food & Beverage Manufacturers Expo and Conference held January 2016 in Portland, Oregon. Food Physics LLC, based in Boise, Idaho, will be our new…

Mar 4 2016
Robin Ostermeier
Expo & Conference

Recent advances in juice processing

One of the main applications of ELEA’s PEF technology is the inactivation of spoilage microorganisms in fresh products, such as juices or smoothies. Consequently, the shelf life can be extended without or with minor effects on the quality of the product, like…

Feb 2 2016
Julian Witt
Process Improvement

Great PEF trial opportunities for your company

We are proud to introduce our new and spacious pilot hall facilities. With our state-of-the-art equipment, we can easily mimic industrial processes like frying, cutting, drying or a comparison of thermal and PEF processes. Our pilot hall is equipped with our continuous…

Jan 25 2016
Julian Witt
Elea Staff

New Building

The new year comes with a new building. We are looking back at a very successful 2015 which culminated with us moving into our new building, just opposite the DIL facilities. We now operate from a bespoke office, complete with a spacious…

Jan 15 2016
Robin Ostermeier
Elea Staff

New Reinforcement in Engineering

Elea would like to welcome Markus Richter who has recently joined the team. Markus Richter is a state-certified engineer and will from now on support Elea’s Engineering Department.

Jan 3 2016
Jimmy Kinsella
Elea Staff

iAlgaePro is project of the month at FEI

The publicly funded project “iAlgaePro” was now presented as “project of the month” by the FEI (Research Association of the German Food Industry). In this project, ELEA’s PEF equipment and know- how is used to enhance the extraction of valuable compounds from…

Jan 2 2016
Claudia Siemer
Projects

29th EFFoST Conference and Nonthermal Processing Workshop 2015, Athens

The 29th EFFoST International Conference will be held in Athens, Greece from 10-12 November 2015 under the theme: “Food Science Research and Innovation: Delivering sustainable solutions to the global economy and society.” The conference will be organized by the National Technical University of Athens on…

Nov 15 2015
Robin Ostermeier
Expo & Conference

1st World Congress of Electroporation, Slovenia

The first World Congress on Electroporation and Pulsed Electric Fields in Biology, Medicine and Food & Environmental Technologies was held in Portoroz, Slovenia from September 6th to 10th 2015. Elea was not only a gold sponsor of the event, but was also…

Sep 10 2015
Robin Ostermeier
Expo & Conference

i³FOOD – Development of a PEF Sensor

“Process integration for rapid implementation of sustainable innovative food processing” Novel food processing technologies for the improvement of food safety and the creation of products of higher quality have been further developed in recent years. However, the application in the industry is still…

Jul 27 2015
Claudia Siemer
Projects

Anuga Food Tec, Cologne

Thanks for your interest in our Pulsed Electric Field technology. It was a pleasure to meet you at the Anuga Food Tec 2015. If you haven’t had the chance to visit us, just send us an email or give us a call.

Mar 27 2015
Robin Ostermeier
Expo & Conference

The perfect chip?

Interview from BakeryandSnacks.com with our CEO Nickolas Speakman about 30 installed Elea PEF systems (2014) and improved potato chips processing. Link to article

Nov 18 2014
Isabell Roeder
Chips

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Innovative Algae Processing for Nutraceuticals in Food and Feed (iAlgaePro)

Algae are considered as a highly sustainable source of biomass as well as valuable ingredients. With high biomass production rates fuel and non-fuel products can be generated. Non-fuel products, such as proteins, oils or pigments, can be applied in health foods or…

Nov 14 2014
Claudia Siemer
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