In 2020, we have been able to offer another service in our portfolio. The product-friendly HGM germ reduction ensures additional product security.

The benefits at a glance:

  • 100% natural process just using vacuum and steam

  • No chemical additives or irradiation used
  • Organic certified procedure 
  • Reliable treatment of pathogenic germs (salmonella, E-coli, coliform germs, mould)                                                                                                                                                   
  • Almost complete reduction of the total plate count (TPC) in spices, spice seeds and herbs
  • Maintain sensoric parameters like structure, aroma, essential oils, taste and color

  • Fully automated process                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Treatment of items in done in packaging, no risk of cross contamination during process
  • No loss of product 
  • Approved for salmonella destruction according to Art. 71 of Regulation (EU) 2017/625 in current version

Was your black pepper found to be contaminated with salmonella during the official import inspection? Avoid the expensive and time-consuming return or even costly destruction of the goods with HGM. Our validated germ reduction process is approved for Salmonella destruction as an effective special treatment according to Art. 71 of Regulation (EU) 2017/625 by the Food Control Authority.

If you have any questions about our germ reduction process, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.