BABY FOOD & INFANT FORMULA

​​​​​​​​​​​​Processing applications for baby food and infant formula

Baby food production is a rapidly developing category worldwide, characterised by strong, science-driven innovations for added value and care for babies beyond simply nutrition. Product diversification to focus on health and fitness, organic, ethical and sustainable products, as well as fortification with functional ingredients to support immune systems, aid sleep and reduce risk of allergies, for example, are major trends that places high demands on your production and product innovation. Consumers also prioritise quality and safety over price, demanding a strong, safe brand image and good health credentials.

Based on our specialised food production and technology expertise, our competitive and guaranteed solutions meet your needs and enable you to meet growing demands from retailers and consumers. Our optimal solutions unleash your product innovation and enable you to produce a wide range of baby foods – from infant formula and ready-to-drink products to fruit purées and purées with particles. And we enable your flexibility in packaging and distribution options for chilled to ambient distribution.​

​​Growing trends in baby food production

  • Safe, high quality and wholesome baby food purées and infant formula
  • Higher nutritional value and fresh taste and colour
  • A greater variety of products – from smooth fruit purées to purées with beef and potatoes and products with functional ingredients
  • Products that prioritize low environmental impact

Product examples: powders, fruit- and vegetable-based purées​, porridge and ready-to-drink products.​

Baby food

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Alter Farmacia is growing with infant formula and baby food​

By investing in a new factory Alter Farmacia is taking control of its own destiny. The plant, which produces infant formula with Tetra Pak equipment, prepares the company well for new growth opportunities.​​

Read case article ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Alter Farmacia is growing with infant formula

Best-practice lines for baby food and infant formula

We believe that your optimal solution is one that matches your specific production needs today and for the future – to make you more innovative, more effective and more competitive. And we believe that this optimal solution is born in applying our vast knowledge and complete range of innovative technology for food production in a close partnership with you.​

CONTINUOUS LINE+

CONTINUOUS PURÉE LINE

This line handles the production of smooth to small particulate purées. It allows you to produce a broad range of products – from smooth fruit purées to purées with spaghetti pieces – that are wholesome and have higher nutritional value and fresh taste and colour. The recipe-specific shear rate in mixing and optimized heat treatment achieves desired product characteristics with high production efficiency. Our line enables safe production with exceptional quality, efficiency and flexibility.

CONTINUOUS PARTICULATE LINE+

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CONTINUOUS PARTICULATE PURÉE LINE

This line handles particles up to Ø25 mm with excellent particle integrity. It allows you to produce a greater variety of products – from smooth fruit purées to purées with beef and potatoes – that are wholesome and have higher nutritional value and fresh taste and colour. Gentle processing prevents the breakdown of particle shape and maintains even distribution. The recipe specific shear rate in mixing and temperature program achieves the desired product characteristics. Our line enables safe production solutions with exceptional versatility, quality and efficiency.

CONTINUOUS READY-TO-DRINK LINE+

READY-TO-DRINK INFANT FORMULA LINE

This line enables the production of liquid ready-to-drink infant formula. It meets demands for safe, convenient infant formula with higher nutritional value and fresh taste and colour. It ensures accurate and consistent raw ingredient dosing. And it minimizes heat load for maximized nutritional value with secure bacterial reduction. Our line enables uncompromised food safety, high quality and production efficiency.​

CONTINUOUS INFANT FORMULA LINE – POWDER TO POWDER+

INFANT FORMULA LINE – POWDER TO POWDER

This line enables the production of powdered infant formula, from recombined milk and powder ingredients. It allows you to produce with high dry matter milk recombination for maximum production efficiency. It ensures accurate and consistent raw ingredient dosing. And it minimizes heat load for maximized nutritional value with the highest bacterial reduction before drying. It achieves desired powder properties at the targeted moisture level. Our line enables uncompromised food safety and maximized quality and efficiency.​

Documents Best-Practice Lines

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Tetra Victenso™ continuous particulate line (PDF, 151KB)

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Tetra Victenso™ continuous ready-to-drink infant formula line (PDF, 175KB)

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Tetra Victenso™ continuous powdered infant formula line (PDF, 191KB)

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