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Summit Matsu and Grove fruit juice tantalising your taste buds!

Summit Matsu Chilling Systems has provided a reliable cooling solution for Grove Fruit Juice, supplying the company with two air cooled chillers that are used for process cooling at several stages of production.

Grove Fruit juice is an Australian company, established in Brisbane in 1969 as a specialist fruit juice business. Bought by the current owners in 1983, the company has been growing ever since with a vision of expanding through a commitment to innovation, quality and service. Grove now functions as a progression processing and distribution network, employing over 70 staff and processing over 300,000 litres of juice per week.

Grove’s purpose built processing and distribution factory is positioned midway between Australia’s summer and winter citrus growing areas. Grove takes pride in using only the finest fruit drawn from these areas dependent on seasonal quality and blends its oranges to ensure that the product is the best available at every time of year. This process means that Grove requires large, efficient and above all reliable chilling equipment at almost every stage of production. When Grove sought to expand their operations even further, they called in Australian chiller specialists Summit Matsu Chillers to design and manufacture the air cooled chiller units needed to ensure that Grove’s product remained of the highest quality.

A shared commitment to quality and service meant that bringing together Summit Matsu Chillers and Grove Fruit Juice resulted in the creation of an efficient and reliable cooling system for a range of processes. The two air cooled chiller units that Summit Matsu Chillers supplied are used to chill brine which is pumped through other heat exchangers to cool a series of processes including after pasteurising, water chilling and product chilling as well as refrigerating the cool rooms at the site.

The reliability of the equipment is paramount to the product quality of the juices processed at Grove. Summit Matsu Chillers have over forty five years industry experience catering to the harsh demands of the Australian climate in a broad range of industries. Using only the highest quality parts and suppliers means that Summit Matsu Chillers’ products are the most reliable industrial chillers on the market and are designed and tested to withstand even the most irregular environmental demands. When asked about the performance of the chillers units, Greg Tzvetkott from Grove Fruit Juices praised their reliability, “We are happy with them to the point that we have already recommended the company to others”.

To conclude, Summit Matsu Chillers were pleased with the high level of satisfaction that Grove fruit Juice have experienced with the process chillers. Summit Matsu follows procedures to ensure that this same level of satisfaction is consistently maintained from customer to customer. Summit Matsu encourages any customers that are also considering purchasing a new chiller to contact them to discuss how their expertise in chiller manufacturing can be of value to them.

More information on similar applications and case studies can be found online at http://www.summitmatsu.com.au.

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