Product Development Centre, Ice Cream Solutions

Whether you want to try new flavours, shapes, styles or much more, the possibilities for developing today’s ice cream products are limited only by your imagination. At the Tetra Pak Product Development Centre (PDC) in Aarhus, Denmark, you can experiment with the latest processing solutions in a complete production environment at semi-industrial scale. In addition to a full stock of ingredients and equipment, you have access to experienced ice cream experts who work closely with you to bring new products to life – and new joy to your consumers.  

Product Development Centre, Ice Cream Solutions

Whether you want to try new flavours, shapes, styles or much more, the possibilities for developing today’s ice cream products are limited only by your imagination. At the Tetra Pak Product Development Centre (PDC) in Aarhus, Denmark, you can experiment with the latest processing solutions in a complete production environment at semi-industrial scale. In addition to a full stock of ingredients and equipment, you have access to experienced ice cream experts who work closely with you to bring new products to life – and new joy to your consumers.  

Supporting a range of ice cream development needs

The PDC in Aarhus is fully equipped to support trials in virtually any aspect of ice cream production. Our experts can support development in a number of areas:

 

  • Creation of new products – experiment with a full range of ingredients and process equipment
  • Risk management – try new ingredients, additives or equipment without disturbing your existing production
  • Alignment with market expectations – ensure product quality meets consumer demands, especially when scaling up production
  • Troubleshooting – turn to our experts if you encounter unexplained process challenges
Candy in bowl and ice cream demo products

Flexible testing options

Depending on your needs and availability, we offer three different ways to conduct testing:

  • Multi-day, scalable trials conducted together with you at the PDC in Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Standalone tests carried out by our experts
  • Travel-free trials you can live stream from anywhere in the world

For all options, you receive a full test report as well as samples of the final product (according to the agreement). We can even ship the ice cream samples in insulated containers that keep them frozen, so you can share with stakeholders at home. For your future reference, we also offer videos and photos of the tests.

Ice cream in experts in the Ice cream PDC

Fully equipped to cover your whole process

The Tetra Pak PDC in Aarhus is the only such centre in the world that provides trials covering the entire ice cream production process – from ingredient selection to finished product. We can replicate production at a semi-industrial scale with equipment covering the whole process line, including full-size mixing and freezing technologies. You even have access to 3D printing on site, meaning practically limitless possibilities to experiment with new ideas and production methods.
Experience the PDC’s full capabilities for yourself in this 360° immersive tour below.
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Product Development Centre for ice cream immersive tour

View our PDC for Ice Cream in Aarhus, Denmark, see 3D views of the plant and videos.

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