Sanitary batch process with processing and cooling in a time frame similar to that of a continuous process. Special mixing agitator design for gentle processing and protection of product integrity. Optional high shear mixing unit for emulsification. Individual process step combinations. Advantages Gentle agitation, internal circulation High shear mixing for emulsification Handles paticulate inclusion Heating via jacket or direct steam injection Closed system with vacuum/flash options Quick batch preparation (flip-flop) The mixing principle High viscosity products are pushed towards the mixer at the base by the agitator in the middle. A circulation pump can pass the product through the mixing head several times.