VASTERAS, SWEDEN — Quintus Applied sciences, a supplier of excessive strain processing (HPP) gear, has partnered with Natur+l XTD, a Canadian chilly meals processing companies firm. As a part of the collaboration, Natur+l XTD has bought Quintus’s QIF 400L HPP system, which can be put in at its facility in Montreal, Canada.
Quintus launched the QIF 400L HPP system in September 2022. The gear options an 18.5-in diameter vessel, offering elevated versatility and a decrease manufacturing value. The system is accessible in varied capacities, from 4,000 lbs to 7,000 lbs per hour. Natur+l XTD bought the QIF 400L-5400, which might course of as much as 5,400 lbs of meals per hour with a cycle maintain of three minutes.
Based on Quintus, the HPP system will increase Natur+l XTD’s whole capability at its facility in Montreal to almost 42 million lbs, yearly, an estimated 75% enhance.
“[The new press] will give us extra capability, extra redundancy and extra reliability,” mentioned Stéphane Service, president of Natur+l XTD. “The Quintus press is state-of-the-art. It has fewer shifting elements, for decreased downtime, and it permits us to be extra ‘inexperienced’ by consuming much less power. Total, our operations can be extra environment friendly.”
Natur+l XTD is presently the one Canadian HPP toller with a federal allow and international license to export HPP meals merchandise inside the animal protein, fish, produce and egg industries, in response to Natur+l XTD. With meals security considerations evolving and shopper demand for preservative-free meals and pet meals merchandise growing, curiosity in HPP is repeatedly rising, in response to Quintus.
Based on Natur+l XTD, it has performed a key function within the growth of latest HPP purposes since its founding in 2011. Prepared-to-eat meals, single-serve sandwich spreads and pet meals producers are these with excessive curiosity in HPP know-how, in response to Service.
“Quintus is honored to as soon as once more companion with Natur+l XTD,” mentioned Jan Söderström, chief government officer and president of Quintus. “Greater than a decade in the past Natur+l XTD was a part of a progressive group of corporations serving to broaden adoption of HPP all through and past Canada with the launch of the QFP 100L. As we speak we reconnect for the launch of our latest era of presses.”
Natur+l XTD’s gear can be its third HPP system to be produced at Quintus’s facility in Sweden. Quintus presents a varied HPP gear for meals processors, together with gear for entry-level and mid- to large-sized productions.
“These high-performing options replicate our management function in excessive strain for practically three-quarters of a century,” mentioned Ed Williams, basic supervisor of Americas at Quintus.
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