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Gerstenberg Schröder Crystallised and Emulsified Food Processing Equipment

Gerstenberg Schröder (GS), which is an SPX brand, is internationally recognised as a leading manufacturer of high quality machinery and process lines for the food industry. We specialise in processing equipment for the manufacturing of all kinds of crystallised or emulsified food products and products that require thermal treatment.

Fat crystallisation line

The GS lines of equipment cover high-pressure pumps and scraped surface heat exchangers (SSHE), called Nexus, Perfector, Kombinator and Consistator®. GS has a unique know-how within SSHE technology and customers worldwide profit from the consistent product quality that is achieved on the Nexus, Perfector and Kombinator equipment.

The SSHE is the heart of the crystallisation line and with the flexible Nexus, Perfector and Kombinator you can produce everything from margarine, shortening and low fat spreads to butter and butter blends. The Consistator® can be used for a variety of other products that require thermal processing. With the GS SSHE programme you can easily optimise existing production, respond quickly to changes in the market place and expand your operation whenever the need arises.

Emulsifying equipment

GS has also designed emulsifying equipment for continuous production on which you can produce a wide range of emulsified fine food products such as mayonnaise, dressings, sauces, salsa and ketchup.

Thermal processes

The Consistator® allows you to heat, chill and crystallise delicate and heat-sensitive products and on this type of SSHE you are able to produce a wide range of products such as cake frosting, cream cheese, yoghurt, fruit concentrate, ketchup, starch products and deboned meat.

Engineering plants

GS has a long tradition in developing exclusive solutions for the oils and fats industry. When you choose GS engineering solutions you will get more than just complete modern processing lines; you can get a full-range package of services from plant architecture to final commissioning. GS has installed numerous continuous production plants all over the world, e.g. margarine, shortening, puff pastry and mayonnaise plants.

Process control system

Our GS Logic control system is designed to control, record, and document important parameters regarding the production process. Parameters such as recipe formulation, capacity, product pressure, product temperatures and motor load can be controlled at specific stages of the process in order to achieve the highest quality final product. GS Logic has already been successfully installed in several production facilities and is functioning to complete satisfaction.

Scraped surface heat exchanger (SSHE) pilot plants

GS has fully equipped SSHE pilot plants in Copenhagen where our experienced food technologists will assist you. The pilot plant facilities are available to you to do test runs at very reasonable costs. Alternatively, you can purchase a pilot plant for in-house installation.

GS has developed pilot plants for crystallised fat products and for emulsified food products like mayonnaise, sauces and dressings. Furthermore, pilot plants are available for thermal processes such as heating, cooling, pasteurisation and sterilisation of food, pharmaceutical and chemical products.

These small-scale production facilities enable you to process small samples of new product formulations under exactly the same conditions as those in production. Thus, you can focus on research, development and testing without disrupting current production. All GS pilot plants are easy to operate with the GS Logic control system where all recipes and data are collected and stored.

On our web site you can download various technology articles with details about different products.


Standard spare parts to our entire equipment range are available in stock, and special parts can be made to order. This ensures high production safety, less downtime, maximum lifespan of existing components and continuous upgrades to the very latest components. Our GS service agreement promises complete peace of mind including yearly inspections and regular on-site maintenance.

Please do not hesitate to contact us. We have offices and sales representatives across the world and on our web you will always be able to find a helping hand near you.

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SPX Corporation announced that its flow technology segment has been awarded a contract valued at over $10 million to custom design and install a fully automated, continuous margarine and butter processing system at the new Tine Jaeren plant insouthwest Norway. The system will utilize the technolo

SPX Flow Technology Copenhagen A/S

Oestmarken 7

2860 Soeborg


+45 7027 8222 +45 7027 8223

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29th May 2013

Consumer demand for products without trans fatty acids (trans fats) continues to grow worldwide due to concerns about their effect on cholesterol levels and cardiovascular health.

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1st May 2013

Made of hydrogenated vegetable oils, shortening is widely used across many bakery industries for the manufacture of many items including cookies, pastries, heavy filling creams and dry mix solutions which provide easy, high quality baking solutions for the user.

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19th March 2012

SPX's portfolio of products and services for the food and beverage industries is helping manufacturers around the globe increase process yields, enhance sustainability and receive rapid return on investment.

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12th July 2010

SPX Corporation announced that its flow technology segment has been awarded a contract valued at over $10 million to custom design and install a fully automated, continuous margarine and butter processing system at the new Tine Jaeren plant insouthwest Norway. The system will utilize the technolo

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9th February 2010

Gerstenberg Schröder (GS) is holding a fine food training course from 19-20 May 2010 at the pilot plant facility of GS, in Brøndby, near Copenhagen, Denmark. The objective of the course is to train the personnel in principles and practices of mayonnaise, dressing and other fin

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26th January 2010

Supremely creamy ice cream is achieved by a low temperature extrusion process. As an energy-saving system, the GS Kombinator X250 from Gerstenberg Schröder ensures fast cooling of the pre-crystallised ice cream. With the GS Kombinator X250 technology ice cream with lower fat and reduced protein c

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23rd June 2009

Increasing energy and raw material prices, increasing demands of the efficiency of machinery and intense competition among food companies are challenges the industry is experiencing today. Therefore production is optimised, costs are reduced and the senses of companies are sharpened. I

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14th June 2009

Today, large bakeries follow the trends of the industrial world such as improved efficiency and ability to meet customers' needs for quality and reliability. When a certain volume per baked product item is reached it is possible to obtain additional cost savings by on-site production, as an alter

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21st December 2008

Gerstenberg Schröder are happy to invite you to a half-day butter conference in connection with the Anuga FoodTec exhibition in Cologne, Germany. The conference will take place close to the Cologne exhibition halls on 11 March 2009. If you are interested in further information abou

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2nd October 2008

We are very pleased to announce that we have merged BDS Technology A/S into Gerstenberg Schröder A/S. Over the last year we have been working quite closely together on developing new equipment and processes and found that it was a natural progression to join our forces, a joint effort w

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21st September 2008

As the physical properties of the low fat products such as viscosity differ from recipe to recipe, flexibility of the pasteurisation and remelting processing equipment is important. Due to the design of the GS scraped surface heat exchanger (SSHE), the Consistator#174;, it is less sensitive to vi

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2nd June 2008

One of the major challenges faced by today's food manufacturers is the ever-increasing demand for new and better products. To survive and prosper in this fast moving industry, your R&D activities must be efficient and cost-effective. FOOD PROCESSING PILOT PLANTS Ge

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11th March 2008

Gerstenberg Schröder is proud to present at Interpack 2008 24 - 30 April the new generation of efficient multi-purpose high pressure scraped surface heat exchanger (SSHE) designed especially for the sophisticated food manufacturer. Satisfy your curiosity by joining us when we unvei

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SPX Flow Technology Copenhagen A/S

Oestmarken 7

2860 Soeborg


+45 7027 8222 +45 7027 8223
SPX Flow Technology Hanse GmbH

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+49 451 3709 0 +49 451 3709 311
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Chaoyang District, 100027 Beijing


+86 10 5926 7296 +86 13 91006 6424 +86 10 5926 7017/7012

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