JBT wins $8m Dubai juice plant project
Chicago, February 26, 2011
US-based JBT Corporation, said it has signed two contracts worth $8 million with Aujan Industries, one of the largest beverage and confectionery company in the Middle East, for its new juice processing project in Dubai.
JBT is a leading technology solutions provider to food processing and air transportation industries headquartered in Chicago.
The company said as per the deal, its unit JBT FoodTech will provide two complete high-speed lines to process Aujan's unique beverage recipe of smooth juice with real fruit pieces.
The solution enables the unloading of citrus pulp cells; the dosing and mixing of both intact pulp cells and juice at constant ratios; the pasteurization of the pulpy fruit beverage; and the filling into retail containers.
"We are very pleased with the opportunity to continue supporting Aujan's impressive success in pulpy fruit juices and beverages," said Juan Podesta, vice president and General Manager for JBT FoodTech's Food Processing Systems division.
"We value our long lasting relationship with Aujan, which has led to steady improvements to enhance Aujan's process efficiency and product quality," he remarked.
The order was received late in the fourth quarter of 2010 with the project currently scheduled to be operational in the third quarter of 2011.
JBT Corporation is a leading global technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries.-TradeArabia News Service