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Always getting the best out of potatoes

Michel Hörster and Martin Neugebauer

Michel Hörster, Emsland Group (left) and Martin Neugebauer, GEA (right), discus decanter technology for processing potato protein at the Emsland Group plant in Kyritz, Germany.

Potatoes land on millions of dinner plates around the world each day, so you might think there is nothing exciting about them. But if you take a closer look, like the Emsland Group does every day, manufacturing innovative products for the processing industry based on raw materials from vegetables, such as potatoes, then you realize just how exciting they really are. With GEA as their engineering partner, Emsland Group has built a protein line at their plant in Kyritz, Germany.

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Pass the protein, please

Pass the protein, please

The alternative protein market is diversifying and growing quickly, given massive consumer and industrial demand. Today, protein from plants and microorganisms is widely used in lieu of animal protein in foodstuffs, as functional ingredients and in feed. GEA is constantly developing and adapting its processing solutions to accommodate new raw materials, with a focus on improving protein quality and yield while ensuring the efficient use of resources during production.


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