Food & Beverage

Laporte has developed a portfolio of diversified projects in the food & beverage processing sector. The multidisciplinary team has the know-how to take efficient action both in terms of the process and buildings and infrastructure engineering for the specialized needs of this sector.

  • Brewery
  • Bakery and pastry
  • Chocolate and confectionery
  • Condiments, soups and sauces
  • Fruits & vegetables
  • Juices and beverages
  • Animal foods
  • Cereal products
  • Dairy products
  • Meat and poultry
  • Wine

Laporte’s professionals designed and implemented projects big and small in new and/or existing environments. Most of these professionals have factory experience and are aware of all the operations, applicable food safety and health and safety standards and environmental regulations involved in the delivery of engineering projects.

Our design approach promotes energy conservation. We conduct energy conservation studies and then implement the findings to make energy-saving changes.

We have been involved in all project phases from design through to commissioning. Some of the clients for whom the team demonstrated its technical skills and determination to achieve concrete results are:

  • Canneberges Atoka
    Optimization of the juice production process

  • Danone
    New yogurt production line – new products

  • FPAQ (Fédération des producteurs acéricoles)
    Design of the maple sap sterilization system – innovation

  • Frito-Lay
    Installation of new deep fryers and a new corn receiving station – new products

  • Fruits d'Or
    Optimization of the juice production process

  • Hagen Industries
    Design of new extrusion production lines for small animal foods – production transfer

  • MillerCoors
    Various brewing projects in 5 American breweries

  • Molson Coors Canada, Vancouver
    Brewery expansion including a new fermentation department – a 30% capacity expansion

  • Molson Coors Canada, all breweries
    CO2 collection at the source, processing, purification, liquefaction, storage, distribution – self-sufficiency and environmental impact

  • Molson Coors Canada
    Automation of the cellar transfers towards the bottling lines – loss reduction

  • Neptune
    Krill oil plant

  • Olymel
    Audits and recommendations regarding existing pork transformation operations – compliance and quality

  • Parmalat
    Standardization and capacity expansion of a cheese factory – standardization and capacity expansion

  • Ultima
    Optimization of the yogurt production process

  • Vincor international
    Installation of centrifuges – quality