Emulsions Archives - Admix

Production of Flavor Emulsions – Customer Success Story

Written by Patrick Lakin, National Sales Manager We were contacted by a manufacturer of liquid and spray-dry flavor emulsions when they were looking for a solution to improve their process. To prepare their emulsions, they were using a low speed axial mixer, an overnight process that still left lumps. Product had to be passed through

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Extending Emulsion Stability with Inline High Shear

Written by Colm Swan, Dressings & Sauces Market Manager, Admix, Inc. Are your pourable salad dressing emulsions inconsistent? Are they separating before the intended shelf-life period? If so, you may not be using enough shear to build your emulsions. Having inconsistent emulsions not only impacts your shelf life but can also impact viscosity and appearance

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Could Your Process Use Improvement?

Written by Patrick Lakin, National Sales Manager Over the years we’ve worked with a wide range of food and beverage manufacturers and all of them had opportunities to improve their processes or products. To sum it up, they had the opportunities to mix ingredients faster, better, cheaper and more safely. From beverages such as energy

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Small Scale Manufacturing… Guaranteed Scalability

Written by Ruston Sullivan, Regional Sales Manager Often, we are asked to help bring a product formulation concept to the next level of small-scale manufacturing. Some come to us with a solid formula for their products, some are still formulating, but regardless of that, they all have the same concerns when it comes to manufacturing

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Heat not required

Now don’t overthink this… What do these things have in common?    wood fired kitchen stove Mimeograph machine floppy disk dial-up internet ________ Answer:  THEY ARE ALL NO LONGER REQUIRED!  Many of our clients have added a 5th item to this list when batching their products…..HEAT!  That’s right, BTUs!  The Admix Rotosolver in tank batch mixer delivers

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The Need for Speed

Written By: Bjarne Buchert, General Manager, Admix Europe Many food & beverage processors turn to Admix seeking a mixer that is better at handling hard-to-disperse powders. While this is an important goal that Admix equipment is superior at accomplishing, SPEED is also of prime importance to nearly every processor we talk to.  Batching teams are ultra-focused on

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Are You Singin’ the “High-Pressure Homogenizer” Blues?

While HPHs are necessary at times, Admix has an alternative solution! Written by George Nikolopoulos, Regional Sales Manager Alternative equipment options are few when it comes to making emulsions with a small, uniformly-distributed droplet size for long-term stability. One option is a high-pressure homogenizer (HPH) with dual-staged homogenizing valves requiring HP intensifier pumps and HP cone-and-threaded

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Fastfeed case study: fast, efficient powder induction

The Admix Fastfeed has helped hundreds of processors improve their operations. One such success story came from a beverage manufacturer that wanted to improve their batching processes. The challenge The processor’s protocol required carrying and dumping hundreds of pounds of powders from 50-pound bags. These ingredients were dumped into a conventional “premix” in a tank

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Oil + Water = No Worries!

Many of today’s beverages require processors to create oil and water emulsions. And these two substances get along like…well…oil and water. Oil and water emulsions are typically made by adding the oil phase into a tank containing the water phase portion of the product and recirculating this mixture until the emulsion is complete. This takes

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