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Food processing validation

Food safety has become one of the most controlled area by law. In order to guarantee quality in the industry, different measures and processes can be implemented.

A proper testing based on a scientific and practical approach is necessary to find the right solution.

FCD can help you detect the best fit for your company.


We need to dertermine with you a viable protocole validation on a large scale to eliminate the targeted germs on a specific product .

Sample production

The sample will be inoculated (by a third party laboratory) with the selected germ.

Testing & analyzing

FCD takes samples that will be sent to an independent lab of your choice to be analuzed by the chosen analysis method.


A sample report is drawn to determine survival rate, logarithmic reduction compared to a target and a control sample. The report from FCD is comprehensive and includes the following:

  • Lab report and discussion
  • Technical feasability
  • Return on investment for different commercial projections on a given product (Almonds, spices)
  • Quality assurance aspect for the whole project

Consulting for whom?

You are:

  • Nut grower, medicinal farmer,  fruit producer
  • Food indutry
  • Importer

FCD can help you to define the right equipment to roast, pasteurize, mill, cool and sift for the following products :

Dehydrated plants and roots, spices, nuts and dried fruits, cereals, seeds, flours, powders etc…


Quality raw material aquisition is key to whomever needs to offer differenciated products. Facing a growind gemand, numerous suppliers offer a wide range of food products.

FCD can supply the following products :

  • SESAME (Africa)
  • Chili peppers (Africa)
  • Hibiscus (Bissap – Africa)
  • Ginger slices or powder (Africa)
  • Cinnamon (Madagascar)
  • Pink pepper (Madagascar)
  • Black pepper (Madagascar)

FCD can then operate the following for you :

  • Container unloading
  • Dusting, optical sorting (external partner)
  • Decontamination
  • Roasting
  • Milling