Hiperbaric - High Pressure Processing Technology

Hiperbaric is the world's leading manufacturer of High Pressure Processing (HPP) equipment for the food industry.

Created in 1999, Hiperbaric has been involved in the design, technology, production and commercialisation of HPP equipment. Since it installed its first equipment abroad in Italy (2003) and entered the American market (2004), it has commercialised more than 280 HPP machines in more than 40 countries all over the world.

With more than 20 years of experience, the company is known as the referent in the market. Its corporate culture is based on its innovation together with firm and strong values: reliability, customer support and team work. It allocates more than 10% of its annual result and more than 20% of its employees to R&D efforts.

Hiperbaric's facilities make more than 30,000 sqm. Its headquarters are located in Burgos, industrial hub in the North of Spain. All the activities related with the design and manufacturing of the HPP equipment are carried out there. It also counts with a delegation in Miami (USA) and commercial representation in Mexico and Singapur and technical staff in Australia. This way it can guarantee an efficient, immediate and global service to its clients.

Hiperbaric is proud to have a team of enthusiastic, committed and talented people. With a young average age and 10 different nationalities sharing a common project, Hiperbaric team currently consists of more than 130 people. Technicians, engineers and doctors offer a customised attention and a 24/7 aftersales service every day of the year. From the design and manufacturing to the validation of products in its pilot plants and an optimised aftersales service, Hiperbaric offers the most complete HPP solutions and services.

About HPP technology

High Pressure Processing (HPP) to date is the fastest growing non-thermal processing technology. It allows products to achieve a longer shelf life in refrigeration without needing preservatives while maintaining the best sensorial and nutritional quality of the fresh product. This technology is a cold preservation technique which consists of subjecting food to a high level of hydrostatic pressure (transmitted by water) up to 600 MPa / 87,000 psi from a few seconds to a few minutes. Pressure is transmitted uniformly and instantaneously all along the product, achieving a similar result as pasteurisation, but with no usage of heat.

HPP Advantages

  • Guranteed food safety. It destroys pathogens (Listeria, Salmonella, Vibrio, norovirus, etc.) and inactivates vegetative flora (bacteria, virus, yeasts, molds and parasites)
  • Minimally processed. HPP maintains all the organoleptic and nutritional properties of the fresh product.
  • Clean label. It avoids or reduces the need for food preservatives
  • Extended shelf life. It multiplies the shelf life of food products from three to 30 times, keeping the product quality along this period
  • Opportunities in new markets. It allows to enter the most demanding markets in terms of food safety as it is the case of cured ham in the USA and Japan
  • Wide range of food products. It can be applied to almost any King of food product. Discover some of these applications here
  • Innovative products. It allows to develop attractive products completely adapted to the current consumer demands
  • Maximisation of seafood meat extraction. It is the most effective and productive solution to extract raw meat from crustaceans shell and open mollusks with yields close to 100%, avoiding the need for boiling. This process maximises the output and allows to launch a new product with a higher added-value: ready-to-cook raw or frozen meat with no shell.

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Contact Details

Hiperbaric USA
2250 NW 84th Ave Unit 101
Miami, FL 33122
United States of America
Tel: +1-305-639-9770

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