U.S. Leader in Nut Pasteurization
Nut Pasteurization Lines
Continuous Steam Nut Pasteurization System
Laitram’s patented CoolSteam® nut pasteurization technology is an all-natural, continuous-flow process with verified settings to achieve a 5log+ reduction of salmonella with excellent product quality and low capital and operating costs.
CoolSteam® Nut Pasteurizers are configurable to meet customer-specific needs. The modular design accommodates many capacity requirements.
Why Pasteurize Nuts?
Certain organisms, such as salmonella, can survive on the surface of a nut for an extended period of time in a dormant state and in fact, recent studies indicate the low moisture conditions actually strengthen the heat resistance and persistence of these organisms. Hence, the application of surface pasteurization treatments for tree nuts is becoming more commonplace. Read more..
Consistently Excellent Product Quality. Looks and Tastes Raw, Natural Crunch. Gentle and Flexible: Proven on the Most Sensitive Nuts. Validations for Almonds, Pistachios, Walnuts, Cashews, Macadamias, Pecans.
What makes CoolSteam® unique?
Optimal balance of lethality and quality, nuts truly look and taste raw.
Unmatched worldwide customer service
COMPETITIVE CAPITAL AND OPERATING COSTS
FLEXIBLE DESIGN AND OPERATING PRINCIPLE.
"We are so satisfied with our new pasteurizer that we are drawing up plans for a second Laitram CoolSteam line. The entire Laitram team has been great to work with. We look forward to a very long-term relationship with the good folks at Laitram."
"The CoolSteam Pasteurization system is an all-natural method that maintains the quality and integrity of the cashews, macadamia nuts, and pecans we are currently running through the line. Our operations team has found the equipment to be very user-friendly. The recording and built-in monitoring of vital elements of the process instills great confidence that the equipment is meeting or exceeding performance expectations."
Pure and Natural Food Consortium