Consumers all over the world want new, indulgent, yet healthy food products at the best price but can existing food processing systems deliver?
Traditional steam jacketed vessels and steam injection systems haven't changed much over the last century but the demands of the forward-thinking food manufacturer have. New processing technologies can unlock new product development opportunities and achieve a step change in food processing efficiency.
Steam Infusion is a simple disruptive cooking process that helps food manufacturers overcome many of the challenges they face every day including burn on contamination, variable product consistency and slow cooking times.
Forward-thinking food manufacturers are using Steam Infusion to cook over 210,000 kilograms of high quality soups, sauces and ready meals every day. With Steam Infusion they've unlocked profitable new product categories and highly efficient cooking while reducing energy consumption by up to 20%.
Steam Infusion Adopters Include
Latest Steam Infusion Cooking Videos
Bechamel Sauce Steam infusion Cooking
We all can agree that cooking bechamel sauce with a steam jacketed kettle is a challenge because of burn on and vessel fouling.
But with Steam Infusion the unique processing conditions prevent exposure to excess temperatures.
This means no burn on!
With no burn on, we can improve product quality and increase cooking capacity. It's not surprising bechamel sauce is one of the most popular Steam Infusion applications.
Bolognese Sauce Steam infusion Cooking
When we cook bolognese sauce with a steam jacketed kettle it can be a challenge to scale recipes from the development kitchen because of slow cook times and limited control.
But with Steam Infusion the fast cooking times better replicate a chef's saucepan, leading to more homemade flavours.
Couple this with cryogenic cooling and you can lock in all that flavour for cold fill operations!
Steam Infusion Fat Reduction & NPD
Health is a global mega-trend and to we all know the challenges of reformulating recipes to reduce salt and fat.
Steam Infusion is a new scientifically proven cooking tool that offers reductions in fat and other ingredients compared to traditional cooking methods.
Switching from Steam Injection
We all know steam injection has its faults, often there are significant losses of steam to atmosphere.
But have you considered switching to Steam Infusion?
Discover why food manufacturers switch and how they improve the efficiency of their cooking process today.
Steam Infusion Cooking Trials
Want to see the Steam Infusion difference for yourself? You can see many cooking videos in our knowledge base.
But to appreciate the full pumping power of the Vaction technology you can visit our test centre to run trials, develop your products and see Steam Infusion in action.