FCD designs continuous processing equipment for the food insudtry. We specialize in steam sterilization and roasting of nuts but also drying and cooling.
Sterilization (complete elimination of micro organisms) or Pasteurization (elimination of pathogens) applies to dry solids. Herbs, spices, nuts all contain pathogenic germs (listeria, slamonella, E.coli, Bacilii) that need to be inactivated. As a result, food ingredients are safe to consume. our range of products have shown a 7 log reduction.
For all your steam sterilization or roasting needs, you can contact us as we both design and use our equipment. Our processing facility located in the south of France treats thousands of tons of spices and other dried ingredients for European customers.
FCD Can guide you through all your pasteurization, milling and roasting needs for the following:
- Sesame seeds
- Herbs and spices
- Powders and flours
- Nut fruits
- Other functional ingredients