FTM-SnackPellets-Course

The FOOD TECH MASTER is a series of professional training courses organized by GEA with the aim of sharing knowledge and expertise on food production technology.

The next edition will take place in September 2023 and will focus on Snack Pellets processing.

The seminars will be held by Professors of the academic community, industry leaders and Process Engineers of GEA Snack Pellets Technologies Division. Topics will cover the entire pellets production process, from theoretical aspects to extremely practical issues as trials in a pilot plant and panel tests for sensory evaluation.

The seminar will focus on issues such as raw materials, extrusion technology, heat treatment and drying process, production technology and processing, energy recovery and efficiency, process automation, packaging and product and production quality.

Duration

5 Days, from 25 to 29 September – 2023

Language

English.

(The course may be available in other languages depending on the total number of applicants for a given language.)

Target

Plant Managers, Production Managers, R&D Managers, Quality Control Managers, Production Engineers.

What’s included

The course package includes mentioned services.

  • VALUE: 40 hours of classes, attendance to all training sessions, trials, sensory tests; access to all presentations; proceedings articles
  • CERTIFICATE: Certificate of Food Tech Master status
  • ACCOMMODATION: 4 stars Hotel accommodation
  • MEALS: Breakfast, coffee break, lunch and dinner
  • TRANSFER: From/to Venice Airport. Daily transfers from hotel to GEA Headquarters and back. Transfers in the evening for dinner, when necessary.
  • AFTER WORK: Guided city tours in the evening. (Tours may be cancelled in case of bad weather)

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Pavan Headquarters
Via Monte Grappa, 8
35015 Galliera Veneta (PD) Italy
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Lectures

  • Raw materials (potato based)
  • Raw materials (cereal based)
  • Minor ingredients and additives
  • Basics of extrusion
  • Snack pellets extrusion
  • Potato based pellets technology
  • Snack pellets drying
  • Sheeting, cutting and transport
  • Frying and flavoring

Trials

  • Technology Center trials: Practical demonstrations for snack pellets and direct expanded processing
  • Laboratory, analytical methods and final product evaluation

Visit

  • Lessons and visit at a snack pellets production plant:
    • Company presentation
    • Snack pellets production
    • Development and industrialization of Snack Pellets – case study
    • Visit to the production plants
    • Markets overview and management

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FTM-SnackPellets-Course

The FOOD TECH MASTER is a series of professional training courses organized by GEA with the aim of sharing knowledge and expertise on food production technology.

The next edition will take place in September 2023 and will focus on Snack Pellets processing.

The seminars will be held by Professors of the academic community, industry leaders and Process Engineers of GEA Snack Pellets Technologies Division. Topics will cover the entire pellets production process, from theoretical aspects to extremely practical issues as trials in a pilot plant and panel tests for sensory evaluation.

The seminar will focus on issues such as raw materials, extrusion technology, heat treatment and drying process, production technology and processing, energy recovery and efficiency, process automation, packaging and product and production quality.

Duration

5 Days, from 25 to 29 September – 2023

Language

English.

(The course may be available in other languages depending on the total number of applicants for a given language.)

Target

Plant Managers, Production Managers, R&D Managers, Quality Control Managers, Production Engineers.

What’s included

The course package includes mentioned services.

  • VALUE: 40 hours of classes, attendance to all training sessions, trials, sensory tests; access to all presentations; proceedings articles
  • CERTIFICATE: Certificate of Food Tech Master status
  • ACCOMMODATION: 4 stars Hotel accommodation
  • MEALS: Breakfast, coffee break, lunch and dinner
  • TRANSFER: From/to Venice Airport. Daily transfers from hotel to GEA Headquarters and back. Transfers in the evening for dinner, when necessary.
  • AFTER WORK: Guided city tours in the evening. (Tours may be cancelled in case of bad weather)

Want to know more?

Contact us