Starch & protein


From protein concentrates to isolates, our extraction, separation, purification, concentration and drying technologies will enable you to design the most optimal process for your application, whether it’s an animal feed or a supplement for human food and beverage use.

GEA’s separation technology ensures high recovery levels of top quality product, and our decanter centrifuges and centrifugal separators are designed for maximum separation efficiency, optimal protein yield, minimum energy consumption and hygienic process management. Furthermore, GEA offers a wide range of spray dryers that can be configured to accommodate a broad spectrum of powder properties.  

Beyond vegetable protein concentrates and plant isolates, we also offer complete solutions for hydrolyzed fish and animal proteins, including gelatins.

GEA has developed a comprehensive range of technologies, equipment and know-how to configure and install equipment for key process steps in vegetable protein manufacturing.

Make plant proteins your business

Plant-based proteins

Make plant proteins your business

To produce high quality plant-based protein powders from soy, potatoes, peas, fava beans or mung beans, you need high quality, sustainable solutions designed for long-term productivity and reliability.
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Plant protein recovery with decanter centrifuges


Plant protein recovery with decanter centrifuges

Decanter centrifuges are the heart of every wet separation process line to obtain plant proteins for the use as e.g. meat alternatives or sport drinks and snack bars.

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