Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil
We took advantage of the snow that fell recently and the amazing natural lighting to bring out this essential oil extracted a few months ago and its special color .
↗ 25% more yield, with only 30 seconds of heat compared to 5 hours by traditional method + a scent so close to the fresh mater...
Elevate Your Coffee Experience
In the world of coffee, where every sip is a symphony of flavors and aromas, the roasting process plays a pivotal role in orchestrating this exquisite experience. 🌍
However, achieving the perfect roast, where the delicate balance of flavors is preserved and bitterness is kept at bay, can b...
Make Snack Food Healthy, Crunchy, and Sustainable
How to Make Snack Food Healthy, Crunchy, and Sustainable with D.I.C. Technology 🥦
If you’re in the snack food industry, you know how hard it is to create products that are delicious, nutritious, and eco-friendly. You want to offer your customers the best of both worlds: snacks that satisfy...
D.I.C. cannabis sterilization
Breaking New Ground in Cannabis Sterilization 🌿🧪
Our D.I.C. technology takes cannabis sterilization to a whole new level! Our cutting-edge solution ensures complete sterilization without any degradation of your valuable cannabis products.
No more compromising on potency, aroma, or t...
Crunchy mango snacks
One of our main goals is to make it easier for people in the food industry to develop innovative, healthy snacking products, that do not compromise the consumers budget, or taste pleasure.
Our D.I.C. technology optimizes your operations, while transforming your dehydrated products (like fru...
D.I.C. application for surfactant-free emulsions
Essential oil stable emulsion without surfactant!
30 seconds, that's all you need to extract an essential oil emulsion with D.I.C. from plants, flowers, wood...
No surfactant added, only oil in water.
In the picture, you can see samples of fresh citrus peel extraction.
Taking extraction to the next level
Taking extraction to the next level
We believe that innovation is a major lever of improvement for the industry, offering new ways of working more efficiently, at lower costs, with a lower environmental impact.
Our D.I.C. technology comes as a pre-treatment, combining with standard in...
Innovative peppercorn treatments
Make D.I.C. your best innovation asset, and widen your market opportunities with new food textures and colors, optimize your processes and control your food safety.
Running some R&D on fresh peppercorn from Vietnam, one process can lead to several applications depending on your needs:
D.I.C. for a sustainable essential oil extraction process
“Essential oil distillation is energy free”
When you hear that kind of remarks from industry players, it does make you realize that even if you developed a disruptive green technology, economically profitable, it’s going to take time, resilience, and a lot of passion to shake things up!...
Studying the impact of D.I.C. prior to supercritical CO² extraction
Dear network, We are running some studies on the impact of D.I.C. prior to supercritical CO² extraction.
The study will aim to demonstrate that pretreating by D.I.C.:
• Improves the final decaffeinated cup taste
•Extraction time by SFE is drastically reduced
This study sho...
D.I.C. vegetable snacks
Spending some time working on our coming-soon industrial equipment promotional video, we grabbed some footage of vegetable snacks made by D.I.C.
Isn't it time to switch from frying to drying with D.I.C... Get a real taste of vegetables, with a crunchy / crispy texture as if it was fried, bu...
One more D.I.C. equipment !
One more D.I.C. equipment !
Just finished wrapping and palletizing an industrial D.I.C. equipment. It is now ready to be sent to its new home, to fulfill its role in the industry.
Wherever you are located in the World, we adapt our packing and crating solutions, from ligh...
Our participation to the RAFINSECT research project
Abcar DIC Process participates in the RAFINSECT research project on the valorization of insects for the development of new products and ingredients, with several Universities in the North of France.
Analyzes of lipids, proteins or even chitin, everything is scrutinized to verify the impact ...
Ensuring dry goods food safety with D.I.C.
In a period of global uncertainty, couldn't we optimize dry goods storage, so we wouldn't have to worry about shelf life anymore ?
Whether you are dealing with cereals, leguminous plants, coffee, cacao, or even dried fruits and vegetables, our D.I.C. technology allows to stabilize industria...
Our secret for crunchy, tasty sweet potato crisps, without oil
Want to shake up the potato chip market with healthy sweet potato chips ?
With the use of D.I.C. on conventional dried sweet potatoes, we produce extra crunchy and highly palatable snacks, 100% natural, free from fried oil and any other additive.
The swell-drying process (combining D....
Texturizing plant protein - Crunchy tofu
Crunchy tofu snacks!
Here is what happens to air dried tofu bites when you swell them with D.I.C.! You get a light, airy, crispy and crunchy texture, with deep and rich flavors. A fun and original eating experience.
The snacks are 100% free from any additive and are completely sterili...
Autovaporization is the operation by which the heat required to generate vapor is provided by the system itself and not by an external source.
Prof. Karim Allaf theorized it over the years in its fundamental approach and definition of instantaneity thermodynamics which is the science behind...
Experimenting with Artemisia Annua
Time has come to harvest and dry the Artemisia Annua we planted and grew this year.
We will run HPLC on the various extracts from the different parameters tried, to see how volatile and non-volatile compounds are responding to the D.I.C.
We should publish soon on the effect of combini...
Express, soak-free pulses cooking
Pulses treated by D.I.C., upstream in the production chain, allow the final consumer to prepare dry pulses with a fast cooking.
Our process gives the opportunity to offer chickpeas cooked in 15 minutes without soaking. Ready to eat lentils with a simple re-hydration is also doable.
Easy cocoa shelling with D.I.C.
D.I.C. applied on cacao beans as a process improvement:
• Improve shell removal by making the shell separate from the bean
• Sterilize the beans (removing spores...)
And if you want to challenge the standard process:
• Create a cocoa tasty snack without going thou...
Eucalyptus leaves essential oil
Running some D.I.C. essential oil extraction this week.
That white crystal is Methyl cinnamate, extracted from Eucalyptus leaves. We had never experienced such an essential oil. Strong, fruity odor, solid below 35°C.
Why use D.I.C. for essential oil extraction -> huge energy saving...
New possibilities for the cheese industry
Dear Dairy industry,
Here is what you can do with the D.I.C. process on a cheese matrix:
• Expand the structure
• Sterilize the product and give it a near infinite shelf life (in case you might want to send some good cheese to colonize Mars with SpaceX)
• Allow ea...
Boosting drying and conservation capabilities
A few months ago, we shared with you the drying curves of D.I.C. treated vs untreated sage leaves.
At 45°C, it took 90 minutes to go below 10% moisture content for the treated leaves, instead of 360 minutes untreated.
At the end of drying, we packed both products in hermetic bags, kee...
D.I.C. process enters Industry 4.0 era
An innovative process, economically viable through good design and mechanics, controlled and supervised by modern computer science
--> Our D.I.C. process is entering Industry 4.0 era
We, as a small company, have that power to think different and agilely, compared to big corporat...
Treating coffee cherries to improve dehusking and coffee quality
In our journey within the coffee value chain we try to understand quality parameters and find potential improvement for post-harvesting process.
In natural processing, coffees are dried and stored in whole dried cherry. Flavor development in the bean is then modulated by the different layer...
Green coffee beans revival
Green coffee beans storage is a topic all coffee players have to worry about.
For more than two years, Hard Beans Coffee Roasters team and partners have been studying the effect of time and different storage conditions (temperature/moisture) on their specialty coffee: Washed/Natural beans +...
Optimizing leaves drying process
Struggling with your leaves drying process ? Let us help you optimize it.
To improve leaves drying, we apply D.I.C. on fresh leaves. The micro-texturation allows a fast drying rate, with a negligible essential oil loss. Both spores and bacteria are destroyed, and enzymes are deactivated : n...
When kids beg for broccoli snacks
You would be surprised to see how easy it is to make kids love broccoli!
We have the process, let's implement it together.
Natural, no oil involved, crispy and crunchy, industrially proven process with hot air drying combined with D.I.C....
Treating seafood and shrimps with D.I.C.
D.I.C. helps innovate and valorize food waste.
Let's take seafood and shrimps in particular.
By combining D.I.C. with hot air drying, you get:
• A cost effective process
• Crunchy shrimp snacks (no oil / no additive)
• Valorization of shrimp shell and heads ...
Pre-treating products to improve oil extraction
Enhance your oil extraction by adding a D.I.C. pre-treatment to your current process.
Applying D.I.C. you can:
• Get higher yields of extraction
• Improve the quality of your oil by releasing and preserving more compounds
• Reduce oxidation by inactivating enzymes
Why use D.I.C. ?
You are working in the food or cosmetic industries and you don't know about our D.I.C. technology ?
D.I.C. can help you:
• Achieve a greener process
• Improve your food safety
• Reduce waste and valorize products
• Save money by reducing energy process consumpt...
Design makeover for our industrial equipment
Last year, we took the bet to redesign our industrial equipment from scratch.
We redesigned it to be hygienic, easy to clean, easy to maintain, robust, ergonomic and cost effective.
It has been quite a journey to reach the quality of equipment the food and cosmetic industries were exp...
Avoiding enzymatic oxidation
Enzymatic oxidation is hard to control if you only focus on air exposure, especially through the high oxygen affinity.
By applying D.I.C. we deactivate enzymatic function, offering you a real control over your product quality and shelf life.
Let's see the effect on green coffee beans ...
Applying D.I.C. on dry matter structures
What happens on a dry matter structure when we apply D.I.C. on it?
• We expand the structure
• Cells are kept intact
With D.I.C. we intensify mass transfer phenomena by improving diffusivity and permeability within the matrix.
By adapting process parameters to each specifi...