Increasingly complex products within the nutraceutical & dietary supplements industries, request a delicate drying process. Our subsidiary, SD Freeze Drying offers flexible and modularized freeze-drying solutions with a high degree of automation which will enable our customers to increase the factory output capacity while reducing labor costs. SD Freeze Drying guarantees its customers optimized freeze drying technology which complies with the increasing hygienic demands and requirements of batch control and documentation. We provide the best solution for nutraceuticals such as bacteria.

Below is a simplified overview of a generic nutraceuticals factory.

Added value with an SD Freeze Drying solution:

  • Standard skid
  • Modularized (20’ container setup)
  • Reduced transportation, installation, documentation and commissioning costs
  • Optimized modules
  • Robust process due to multi-chambers
  • Increased uptime (maintenance)
  • Reduced manual operations
  • 100% scalable production → flexibility, ease and incremental capacity expansion
  • Automation prepared for expansion
  • Operating in clean room environment
  • Automatic filling/emptying of trays in “Clean Room”
  • Automatic filling/emptying of freeze dryers in “Clean Room”
  • Automated CIP
  • 100% sanitary design (according to EHEDG, incl. valves, instruments etc.)
  • No movable parts
  • Cross contamination control (CIP-able)
  • Increased product integrity (no water or oil)
  • Certified materials
  • SIP or sanitation is optional

Examples of products in nutraceuticals are:

  • Bacteria
  • Bio Mass cell concentrates
  • Yeast
  • Mould
  • Filamentous fungi,
  • Some mushrooms
  • Algae (Micro Algae)
  • Protein
  • Nutrients
  • Herbal extracts
  • Herbs with nutraceutical value
  • Certain Bio Pharmaceuticals are categorized as nutraceuticals. Medicine grown from live organism