Product Development Centre, Filtration solutions

The Tetra Pak Filtration Solutions PDC in Aarhus, Denmark, is a cutting-edge filtration pilot plant designed for developing new food and beverage applications based on dairy, plant-based and alternative ingredients combined with water-saving solutions. Work together onsite with experienced food technologists and engineers to develop and optimise production processes or take advantage of our virtual testing services. We also have an on-site laboratory to provide the necessary analyses for controlling processes during trials.

Product Development Centre, Filtration solutions

The Tetra Pak Filtration Solutions PDC in Aarhus, Denmark, is a cutting-edge filtration pilot plant designed for developing new food and beverage applications based on dairy, plant-based and alternative ingredients combined with water-saving solutions. Work together onsite with experienced food technologists and engineers to develop and optimise production processes or take advantage of our virtual testing services. We also have an on-site laboratory to provide the necessary analyses for controlling processes during trials.

Industrial trials using membrane filtration

The Product Development Centre in Aarhus is fully equipped for industrial trials of your product ideas within food and beverages based on dairy as well as plant-based and alternative ingredients. We also offer specialist competencies within water-saving filtration technologies:

• Process water recovery
• Product recovery
• Condensate recovery
• CIP chemical recovery

Objectives for trials

Meet your customers’ present and future needs while boosting revenue – efficiently and with uniform product quality.

• Develop, test, and validate new applications
• Produce application samples
• Optimize performance
• Membrane screening
• Troubleshooting

Insights and customer cases

Plant-based milk, almonds rice and chick peas

Rental pilot plants: test all the various filtration processes

Pilot plants for dairy and plant-based applications​ enable small-scale testing of new or tweaked products and producing test samples at your own facility, with your own staff, raw materials, and packaging options.

Milk in glass jug, glass and bottle

New ways of utilizing membrane filtration in milk preparation

Over the years, membrane filtration has found its way into milk preparation because it adds the possibility to control other parameters than fat.

Food scientist in PDC lab

Test filtration solutions in our Product Development Centre or rent a pilot plant

Food producers are launching new products based on dairy, plant-based and alternative ingredients at a high pace to match consumer trends. What is most optimal: testing at Tetra Pak or renting a pilot plant?

Girl with milk glass

Let membrane filtration be your game-changer

Would you like to create new foods and beverages while increasing raw material yield? Or are you interested in enhancing product quality and boosting production flexibility? You can achieve these goals with membrane filtration.

Processing equipment

Membrane filtration

Membrane filtration supports efficient production of milk- and whey-based foods and beverages as well as high-value nutrients for infants, sports people, and seniors. It is also used to concentrate plant-based proteins, to purify alternative proteins – and for process water recovery and reuse. 

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People in pilot plant, product development

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inside the pdc mixing test centre with different types of high shear mixers

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icre cream and design plans

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