GEA R&D fosters product development
Consulting, developing of targeted processes and products, training courses for our customers: all thanks to a dedicated Test Center in Galliera Veneta, (Italy).
Teaming up with GEA means benefiting from the knowledge and experience in pasta and snack processing accumulated over the years.
Consulting on raw materials, processing and finished products
Our technicians and laboratory are equipped for: analysis of raw materials and assessment of their compatibility with production process, optimization and improvement of existing processes, definition and characterization of the finished product with the aim of isolating the decisive characteristics for its manufacture and tests on our pilot lines.
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Development of targeted recipes and formats
To help achieve greater confidence in the safe and repeatable production of food products prior to market release, GEA stands to its customers with services like: development of raw material blends, testing and development of new formats and innovative processes, trialling on a small scale before releasing for a large scale production.
Interested in challenging our experts with your creative ideas?
Cinderella's Slipper is just an example of what can be achieved when creativity, innovation, know-how and great engineering come together.
These same qualities can be applied to any opportunity to help manufacturers identify trends, adapt products, bring them to market profitably and become true market leaders by driving fashion, not following it.
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Pasta & Snacks Technology Center in Italy
2000 square meters Technology Center.
The dedicated R&D facility for pasta and snacks includes: an analysis laboratory for raw materials and finished products, a team of over 20 people including technologists and laboratory experts, pilot lines equipped with all our extruders and configurable according to the customer needs.
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Innovative foods and technologies development
GEA R&D department is also dedicated to the research of innovative foods that can be launched on the market.
Technicians and laboratory experts work together to discover alternative raw materials and new technologies that can be applied to the production process of pasta and snacks.
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Specific and specialized training
Created with the aim of sharing knowledge and expertise on food production technology, the Food Tech Master is a series of professional training courses that we have been running since the early 2000s.
Each professional course offers in-depth technological expertise on the production process of the main pasta and snack pellets technology.
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