EnWave Corp., Vancouver, British Columbia, has signed an agreement with Gay Lea Foods Cooperative Ltd., a leader in the production and processing of dairy products in Canada.

The agreement gives Gay Lea 12 months to develop of dried dairy products using the company's radiant energy vacuum (REV) technology for eventual market testing. If the market evaluation phase is successful, the company has the option to sign an exclusive license to use REV technology for the production of a number of dairy products.

EnWave is introducing REV as a new dehydration technology in the food and biological material sectors. The technology is potentially faster and cheaper than freeze drying with better end-product quality than air drying or spray drying.