Science Behind Technology

Desmet Ballestra benefits from a great worldwide reputation, thanks to over 70 years of unequalled experience, a strong R&D capacity and the most extensive customer base in the industry.

Our Research & Development

  • Improvement of existing processes
  • New applications
  • Custom R&D
  • Pilot plants
  • Backup service
  • Research & Development Centers in Belgium, Italy, France and United Kingdom

Innovation at Heart

Desmet Ballestra’s R&D Team is composed of professionals specialized in Oils & Fats, Pressing, Animal Feed & Agro Food as well as Oleochemical, Detergent & Surfactants, Chemical & Soap processes, using the most comprehensive set of technological resources and equipment. We have collaboration agreements with several universities (Europe,

Asia, USA…)

  • High level scientists
  • Years of practical experience in the related industries
  • Fully equipped analytical and research laboratories
  • Flexible pilot units, including skid-mounted units available for testing at customer’s facility

Desmet Ballestra R&D Centers

Through its full-fledge Research & Developments Centers, and a number of Fundamental Research programs in various Universities and Research Centers in the world, Desmet Ballestra is continuously improving its technologies and discovering new ways to cope with the market requirements.