International Sugar Journal

R/evolutionary technologies : The sugar industry and new technologies [Full subscriber]

The most interesting technical feature of sugar industry is that it utilizes almost every unit operation of chemical engineering. Arguably, the most outstanding sugar industry innovation was patented by Norbert Rillieux of Louisiana in 1843 (US Patent 3237, figure 3), which proposed the use of secondary vapor for evaporation. This invention gave birth to the contemporary operation of multiple effect evaporation that is widely used throughout industry.…

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