Training - Developing heat treatment schedules for continuous bulk products



  • Understand how heat penetrates the product and the critical factors.
  • Know how to calculate a sterilizing value and identify the different methods.
  • Identify ways to optimize a scale while taking into account the safety and quality of the products.


  • Active and participative pedagogy.
  • Exchange of experiences and discussions.
  • Lectures, slide shows, exercises and practical work in the technology hall
  • Lunch meetings with the speakers
  • Validation of acquired knowledge by MCQ and/or case study
  • Provision of documentation and training materials
  • Evaluation of the course by the trainees
  • Issuance of a certificate of training

    Content of the training

  • The definition of continuous heat treatment
  • Sterilizing and pasteurizing values: calculation methods on continuous lines and various factors
  • Introduction to shell-and-tube heat exchangers and other continuous process equipment
  • General procedures (line sanitization, product pasteurization, packaging, etc.).
  • Product impact on processing (viscosity, particle size, pH, raw material quality)

Continuous heat treatment training: The CTCPA, an expert in heat treatment, offers a training course focusing on the development of continuous heat treatment schedules. The influence of heat on microorganisms, sterilizing/pasteurizing values, temperature trends... you'll learn all there is to know about heat treatment schedules through case studies!

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