Nuts, Seeds and Spices Sterilization and Pasteurization Equipment Manufacturer Inaugurates Napasol North America Headquarters in Fargo, ND

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Product recalls and food borne illness outbreaks linked to spices, seeds, nuts, and many other low moisture foods, are driving concerned food industries to protect their brands and product categories by investing in food safety technologies. To respond efficiently to this increasing demand and better service its existing customers, Napasol AG, Swiss supplier of high performance steam-vacuum pasteurization and sterilization equipment, announces the opening of the Fargo ND headquarters of the independent entity Napasol North America LLC.

Napasol installations have been successfully validated for applications on spices, herbs, nutraceuticals, and a wide range of nuts, edible seeds and other low moisture ingredients

Napasol North America LLC, headquartered in downtown Fargo, will be developing the North American market including Canada and Mexico for the Napasol pasteurization and sterilization technology. Company President Jon Wanzek says “the opportunities for this technology that provides a validated microbial reduction process for a wide range of low moisture foods and ingredient are remarkable, warrantying the sales, marketing, Food science, and engineering organization we have put in place here in Fargo”.

The technology developed by Swiss company Napasol AG of Allschwil, uniquely combines steam and vacuum in a very efficient thermal process delivering superior pathogen reduction at relatively low temperatures and without affecting moisture content thus protecting product quality. “Napasol installations have been successfully validated for applications on spices, herbs, nutraceuticals, and a wide range of nuts, edible seeds and other low moisture ingredients”, says Dieter Kundig, President and CEO of Napasol AG, adding” the compact units are ideally suited for food processors wanting to bring in house the microbial reduction kill step that is increasingly required by the food industry to insure safe products are delivered to consumers”.

Participation and exhibiting at key food and technology venues such as the upcoming PTNPA meeting in Rancho Mirage, CA, as well as BioFach, Natural Expo West, American Spice Trade Association, International Nut and dry Fruit Council, and Institute of food technologists meetings, will help contribute to building awareness of the capabilities of the company and its technology. The company’s experience in the application of the pasteurization and sterilization technology on a wide range of products enables Napasol to offer customers expert support to address the challenges of the increasingly demanding food safety landscape.

Napasol North America LLC headquartered in Fargo North Dakota, supplies pasteurization and sterilization equipment for nuts, herbs and spices, botanical and edible seeds and other low moisture ingredients. Napasol offers complete project development and engineering for its process and also installation supervision including startup and thermal and process validation, and training of the customers’ personnel. Napasol also has developed a unique and proprietary control software for its system and provides online and onsite support to service an increasingly large pool of customers.

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