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CoolSteam®
U.S. Leader in Nut Pasteurization

40

Nut Pasteurization Lines

13

Almond

TERP 

approvals

700

Million lbs. 
Pasteurized
Annually
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CoolSteam Nut Pasteurization

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. 

Food Safety Nut Pasteurization Laitram
Made in USA
All natural
Nut Pasteurization System CoolSteam

What makes CoolSteam® unique?

1

Optimal balance of lethality and quality, nuts truly look and taste raw. 

2

Unmatched worldwide  customer service.

3

 Competitive capital and operating costs.

4

Proven reliability.
simple, flexible design and operating principle.  

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..

Pecan Pasteurization CoolSteam

Walnuts

Almonds Pecan Pasteurization CoolSteam

Almonds

Cashews

Pistachio Pasteurization CoolSteam

Pistachios

Product Applications


Consistently Excellent Product Quality. Looks and Tastes Raw, Natural Crunch. Gentle and Flexible: Proven on the Most Sensitive Nuts. ​Validations for Almonds, Pistachios, Seeds, Walnuts, Cashews, Macadamias, Pecans.

Pecan Pasteurization CoolSteam

Pecans

Pumpkin

Seeds

Hazelnut Pasteurization CoolSteam

Hazelnuts

Macadamias Pasteurization CoolSteam

Macadamias

CoolSteam® Blue

CoolSteam® Blue raw pasteurizes almonds for a 5log+ reduction in pathogens, like Salmonella. CoolSteam® is TERP approved by the Almond Board.  The continuous process preheats, pasteurizes, dries, and cools.

Our all-natural, low-temperature forced-convection pasteurization maintains excellent crunch, eliminates skin lifting, and produces perfect-tasting nuts

Laitram Nut Pasteurizer CoolSteam

CoolSteam® Black

CoolSteam® Black is a fully-integrated system that adds to all the benefits of the CoolSteam Blue Pasteurizer but adds a Precision Roaster and an in-line brining option.

 

CoolSteam® Black continuously processes utilizing forced-convection technology to pasteurize and roast almonds efficiently.

 

The integrated briner allows processors to pasteurize, brine, roast, and cool in one fully integrated system. No need for product handling between steps.

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Laitram Nut Roaster Precision Roaster
Nut Roasting Pasteurizer CoolSteam

CoolSteam® Users

Laitram Tree Nut Customers
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TESTIMONIALS

"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."

Nichols Farms

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