Nozzles and Spray Technology for Food & Beverage Processing Industries

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BETE has decades of experience in providing effective nozzle solutions for numerous food and beverage processing applications. We design and manufacture standard and custom nozzles for food processing tasks such as applying flavors, coating with liquids of varying viscosities, spray drying milk and formula, tank washing, disinfecting, and more.

Contact us today to speak with our experienced sales or engineering personnel and we can help you find the best nozzle solution for your needs, be it from our line of standard products or a custom solution. BETE's support team uses their extensive experience, coupled with specific analysis tools, to size the right nozzle for optimal performance in your situation. Our team provides prompt delivery and service along with advanced technical, engineering, and problem solving advice.

Common Nozzle Applications in the Food Processing Industry


  • Humidifying a storage space to keep product at specific humidity percentage
  • Humidify proofing and baking ovens
  • Adding water to produce as it moves along a conveyor line

Washing / Cleaning

  • Tank Cleaning
    • Products storage tanks
    • Cooking kettles
    • Mixers / Blenders
    • Ovens and baking equipment
    • Freezers
  • Tote Cleaning:
    • Cleaning totes or drums used to hold honey, molasses, dyes, flavorings, or other ingredient
  • Conveyor Cleaning
    • Removing unwanted residue from conveyor lines
  • Rinsing
    • Rinsing of products, produce, or ingredients (e.g. vegetable wash)

Dust Control

  • Spraying water to prevent dust clouds when processing produce


  • Coating pans, molds, or conveyors with release agents


  • Applying a thin layer of flavoring or additive on top of food product
  • Apply sanitizers to food products

Air Blow Off

  • Use compressed air to blow water, dust off of bottles or containers

Foam Control

  • Mitigate foam which occurs during certain mixing and other food processing applications


  • Chilling meat or produce before and after processing
  • Containers after cooking or pasteurization
  • Liquid nitrogen freezing tunnels

Spray Drying

  • Create powder products from solutions and slurries by spraying into a heated chamber
    • Milk
    • Whey
    • Baby formula
    • Yeast
    • Cheese