Bestlan Bananas receives grant

Updated December 18 2015 - 3:30pm, first published August 19 2013 - 4:00am
Bestlan Bananas will use the grant to replace its current chilling unit with a heat recovery chilling unit and dehumidification unit. It will also replace existing cold mixing tanks with heated jacketed mixing tanks and the dried cooking system with an advanced vacuum cooking system. Finally, all factory lighting will be switched from 400W mercury to 150W LED to reduce energy consumption.
Bestlan Bananas will use the grant to replace its current chilling unit with a heat recovery chilling unit and dehumidification unit. It will also replace existing cold mixing tanks with heated jacketed mixing tanks and the dried cooking system with an advanced vacuum cooking system. Finally, all factory lighting will be switched from 400W mercury to 150W LED to reduce energy consumption.

The Rudd Labor Government is helping long-running family business Bestlan Bananas modernise its operations to reduce emissions and cut its power bills.

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