Alfa Laval - Avocado oil processing

Avocado oil processing

Alfa Laval has partnered with avocado oil producers around the world to help them meet growing consumer demand for high-quality, edible virgin avocado oils. With industry-leading knowledge and technology, developed from decades of experience in cold-press avocado oil processing, we can supply complete lines to cover all of your needs. And with expert consultants and a full range of service and support, we are your one-stop-shop – no matter the size of your operation or the needs of your market.

Avocado oil processing

First in avocado oil processing with Alfa Laval

  • A leading supplier of complete avocado oil process lines, focused on operational reliability, and the quality of the final product
  • Options for all possible capacity needs – from low-capacity batch set-ups to large-capacity continuous processing
  • Consultation from leading industry experts to help you design and optimize your avocado oil process line
  • A global service network, present in over 100 countries, with a comprehensive offering that covers the entire lifecycle of your avocado oil equipment
  • Continuous advancements to improve product quality, energy efficiency and sustainability, while reducing your OPEX

Avocado oil has long been used as an ingredient in cosmetics, with oil typically produced from low-quality fruits. Today’s market, however, has seen growing demand for high-quality, virgin avocado oils for use in food preparation.

Thanks to years of experience working with cold-press, edible oil processing applications, Alfa Laval has been able to develop new methods of avocado oil extraction that help you to secure more profitable production, with higher quality products for your consumers.

From the design of your process line to installation and long-term maintenance, our experts can work with you to make sure you always get optimal performance from your equipment. Contact us today to learn more about how Alfa Laval can be a true one-stop-shop for all your avocado oil process line needs.

 

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Total solutions for avocado oil processing

Alfa Laval offers complete solutions for the production of high-quality, cold-pressed virgin and extra virgin oils (EVO) as well as for large-scale, continuous production of crude avocado oil. Our application experts help you overcome your specific challenges and make sure you get the optimal process line for your needs and priorities.

All of our systems are characterized by consistent product quality and high yield – all while keeping expenses to a minimum. Engineered with industry-unique innovations, our highly efficient technologies enable you to get the most from every avocado, while maintaining control to ensure consistency and low costs.

Alfa Laval is one of few companies that can provide equipment for all of your avocado processing priorities and requirements – from initial sorting and destoning to extraction and final packaging – for almost any size, capacity, and complexity. We are experts in integrating different processes, technologies, and equipment to give you the most cost-effective solutions that deliver the best performance.

We have sales representatives in 100 countries, allowing us to support you locally in almost all parts of the world. Contact us to discuss how we can support you and your business.

Total solutions for avocado oil processing

A typical process line

Typical avocado oil processing chart

Optimizing the edible oil process

Refining crude oil into edible oil requires deep process knowledge—from degumming, neutralization and dewaxing to bleaching, deodorizing and GE and 3-MCPD mitigation.

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Products

Maximizing yield and quality for Kenyan fair-trade certified oil

In 2007, Olivado Natural Nutrition expanded their operation and began producing extra virgin, cold-pressed avocado oils. They contacted Alfa Laval, who designed, manufactured and installed a full process line, including an Alfa Laval X-Series decanter, two UVPX separators, six batch malaxers, a washer, a de-stoning and peeling unit, a conveyor, and a control panel.

Relying exclusively on certified fair-trade avocados grown locally by independent farmers in the highlands of central Kenya, this process line has allowed Olivado to achieve an annual yield of over 300,000 litres. With support from Alfa Laval’s service team, the company has ensured long-term reliability from their equipment, resulting in consistent production of the company’s award-winning products.

Maximizing yield and quality for Kenyan fair trade certified oil

Solutions for olive and avocado oil

Learn more about Alfa Laval’s solutions for olive and avocado oil production by downloading our PDF brochure.


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Solutions for olive and avocado oil