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Eco Treasures improves efficiency and reduces product loss during production of seed oils by installing the Russell Eco Separator.

One of the main production activities of Eco Treasures is the ecological extraction of essential oils from residual vegetable feedstock and fine fruit seeds. In order to meet high-quality standards, and ensure all ferrous contamination is eliminated within the batches, the Belgium based company turned to Russell Finex, the leading supplier of high quality vibrating separators, for an innovative processing solution.

The extraction of seed oil from residual frozen pulp begins by separating the seeds from the juice pulp. In order to separate the seeds, the frozen pulp is first melted and then dried.

The issue the company was facing was that there was too much dust from the dried juice pulp attached to the seeds after the drying process, which resulted in a lower quality of extracted oil. With the Russell Eco Separator® installed in place of the previous sieving system, Eco Treasures was able to separate dust from the fine seeds enabling them to send the seeds through the press dust free.

The results were very positive. Not only did the Russell Finex machine eliminate the dust from the seeds, it also saved them time by reducing the amount of labour that went into their previous production process. These two factors contributed to the reduction in manufacturing costs for Eco Treasures, an increase in productivity, as well as a better product for their customers.

Please contact Russell Finex for more information about this application or how the company can help with your specific requirements.

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