Frozen Pellet & Dot Production


Pellet and Dot Freezing

Pre-chilling header imageLinde has developed an easy to use, cryogen-supplemented system that's cost effective to make pellets or dots in any shape or size. This new CRYOLINE® PE pellet and dot technology delivers the line flexibility and speed of cryogenics to boost productivity and reduce packaging costs. The pellet or dot depositor system allows the processor to customize and select the desired shape and size for each end product. This is a valuable benefit for production lines running more than one product and help processors meet the need for the variety of frozen meals and side dishes customers desire.

Pellet Production and Use

Our proprietary deep immersion freezer provides the controlled residence time needed in a space-saving design to finish freezing your inclusion product maintaining its superior quality. Some processing examples of incorporating  frozen pellets made from your liquid food formulations might be:

  • Pasta Sauces
  • Cheese Sauces
  • Frozen Meal Sauces
  • Gravies and Glazes
  • Fruit/Vegetable Pureés
  • Stock Concentrates

Uniformly Shaped Dots

Either savory or sweet, functional or flavorful - capturing your product in dot form to use as a mix-in ingredient, flavor boost or health attribute will help create the exact end product that satisfies your customer's request. Creating frozen dots from liquid foods and health-based compounds achieves uniform distribution and improved handling for products like:

  • Probiotic formulations
  • Dairy-based foods
  • Novelty frozen foods
  • Nutritive supplements
  • Flavor concentrates