Foods, Flavors, Fragrances

Pope’s distillation equipment is ideal for food, flavors, and fragrance industries.

Distillation in Food Industry

Pope Scientific’s distillation equipment is perfectly tailored for the food, flavors, and fragrance industries. Our wiped-film stills provide gentle purification, minimizing the thermal impact on your materials. The short residence time in our stills ensures that there are minimal to no “burnt notes” in your finished products, preserving their natural quality and appeal. In addition, Pope offers in-house feasibility testing and Toll Processing to assist in development and manufacture of new products.

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Importance of Distillation in the Food, Flavors, and Fragrances Industries

With extensive experience serving some of the largest companies in the food, flavor, and fragrance industries, Pope Scientific is well-equipped to deliver high-performance distillation solutions. Whether you need traditional reactors, fractional stills, or more advanced continuous molecular and hybrid distillation systems, we can build a system that meets your specific requirements. Distillation is an essential process used to deodorize and decolorize a variety of products, enhancing their purity and sensory profiles.

Process Applications

  • Elimination of Terpenes & Concentration of Oils
  • Separation of Solvents from Flavors
  • Concentration of Juices or Extracts
  • Concentration of Tocopherols, Tocotrienols, Antioxidants
  • Derivatives from Palm, Rice Bran, Soybean, Flax, Sunflower, Other Oils
  • Distillation of Annatto Seed Oil Derivatives
  • Concentration & Isolation of Lactic Acid
  • Concentration of Capsicum
  • Fractionation of Mint & Peppermint Oil
  • Concentration of Nootkatone & Valencene from Citrus Oil
  • Purification of Patchouli, Sandlewood, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Agarwood (Oud), Hempseed, and many other Oils
  • Concentration of Lycopene
  • Devolatilization of Botanical Extracts
  • Isolation of Cholesterol, Sterols
  • De-odorization of Fats
  • De-colorizing of terpene oils.

Our Approach

At Pope Scientific, we recognize the critical need for maintaining the integrity of delicate ingredients. Our continuous wiped film stills are designed to minimize the thermal impact on materials, featuring a design where the feed material is exposed to heat for only a minimal amount of time. This significant advantage over traditional pot distillation techniques prevents burning and heat damage, crucial for maintaining the quality and consistency required in the food, flavor, and fragrance industries. Trust our technology to provide superior distillation results that help you meet both consumer expectations and regulatory standards.

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Pope's equipment and services can help you meet the requirements of your industry. Contact us for more information on how we can tailor equipment for your applications.