Competence Centre for Knowledge-Based Health Goods and Natural Products offers an area of research and product development services.

  • Laboratory and pilot scale extraction of bioactive compounds from plant material
  • Optimization of extraction processes
  • Infrared- , spray- and freeze drying
  • Mixing and homogenization of food and non-food products
  • Development of food and non-food products
  • Quality analyses
  • Consulting and project management

Extraction technologies

  • Soxhlet and steam distillation
  • Microwave and ultrasound assisted extraction
  • Dynamic solid-liquid extraction
  • Supercritical CO₂ extraction and supercritical fluid fractionation

Dehydration and concentration

  • Infrared- vacuum drying
  • Spray drying
  • Freeze drying
  • Rotary evaporation

Product development of food and non-food products

  • Mixing, homogenization
  • Heat treatment, packaging food products
  • Laboratory scale homogenization, mixing, packaging cosmetic products

The following services are available Polli experimental fruit and berry processing centre

  • Unclarified juice processing (up to 1000 l/per day)
  • Enzymated and clarified juice processing (up to 500 litre/per day)’
  • Production of carbonated juice drinks (up to 300l/hour)
  • Puree and jam production (up to 300 kg/h)
  • Dehydration processes (up to 50 kg/batch)
  • Disintegrator milling process (up to 150 kg/hour)
  • Seedoil production (8-10 kg/h)

Polli experimental fruit and berry processing centre leaflet

Please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are glad to help!

Hedi Kaldmäe

(+372) 5 266 552