This Bolivian public company is a national leader in the production and marketing of milk and dairy products, applying processes based on the regulation in force in order to guarantee quality and food innocuousness, as well as care and protection of the environment, occupational health and safety, and business sustainability and profitability.

To carry out this activity, the company needed a tailor-made facility, and this is where Zumex has played its part.

This facility, located in Valle Sacta, with a surface area of 9305 m2, is made up of an extraction line, juice and nectar formulation and packing plant, and a peel drying plant for use as a by-product for animal food.

The facility is capable of producing 24,000 litres of fruit juice and nectar, as well as frozen fruit.In this process, the peel will be transformed into balanced food to feed cattle.

Maximum production 5,000 litres per hour of citrus fruit juice

Maximum production 6,000 litres per hour of citrus fruit nectar

Maximum production 5,200 litres per hour of pineapple nectar

Maximum production 5,000 litres per hour of papaya nectar

Maximum production 5,000 litres per hour of guava nectar


Extraction line:

Post-harvest line with box tipper, selection table, brush washer, conveyor belts and elevators to calibration line and extractor feed line.

Common platform for:

- 3 extractors for citrus fruit, model PJE with cups for 5000 l/h.

- Tropical fruit juice extractor, such as pineapple, guava, papaya.

- First and second stage finishers.

- Screw press to extract secondary juices from pulps and skin.

- Dual screw press to extract humidity from skin and pulp before drying them.



Juice and nectar formulation and packing plant:

CIP Module
Enzymatic stabilisation module with turbo-refiner
Syrup tank
Formulation tank
Juice storage tank
Three-stage tubular pasteuriser
Packer delivery tank
Packer in thermo-sealable bags

Peel drying plant to make use of it as a by-product for animal feed



Food Engineering

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