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Ensuring the quality of staple foodstuffs and seasonings

In the production of staple foodstuffs and seasonings, our automatic product inspection systems consistently ensure superb quality and leave your customers feeling satisfied.

For decades, Sesotec has specialised in systems for industrial contaminant detection. Our technologically perfected range of metal detectors and X-ray scanners ensure consistently high quality. The machines reliably detect contaminants. Our machines and systems of course comply with the special hygienic requirements of the food industry and meet the prescribed standards for audits.

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Why is product inspection important with regard to staple foodstuffs and seasonings?

The production of staple foodstuffs and seasonings is a complex process. The aim is to produce and deliver pure products. Product inspection systems increase product safety and ensure top quality.


What purpose do Sesotec product inspection systems serve?

The inspection of unpackaged staple foodstuffs and seasonings, as well as packaged products such as salt and sugar, target impurities and contaminants. Ranging from contaminant detection using magnets to inductive metal detectors and X-ray technology, many different methods are available to inspect staple foodstuffs and seasonings for a variety of impurities and contaminants.


Benefits of Sesotec contaminant detection systems in the food industry:

  • Precise detection and removal of contaminants
  • Constant performance (in contrast to sorting by hand)
  • User-friendly operation (plug-and-play principle)
  • Reliable functionality
  • Designed for high capacity levels
  • Low total cost of ownership (energy consumption, wear parts)
  • Rapid amortisation
  • Optimisation of downstream processes (machine protection)

What kinds of contamination and quality issues could occur?

Potential contamination and quality issues with regard to staple foodstuffs and seasonings can occur during processing as well as from staff carelessness. Common examples include stones, metal and glass.


What staple foodstuffs and seasonings are inspected?

Our contaminant detection systems are used for a wide range of applications. Here are some examples that can be inspected:

  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Spice mixes
  • Baking agents
  • Yeast
  • Pudding powder
  • Potato flour
  • Read-to-drink tea/coffee
  • Much more


What kinds of technology are used in Sesotec systems?

Sesotec possesses sound expertise across a wide range of technology. Thanks to the carefully considered combination of sensors and software, we achieve outstanding results when it comes to product inspection. The systems function with the following sensors, among others:

  • X-ray technology (e.g. analysis of thickness, chemical composition, etc.)
  • Inductive Metal Detection technology

    How do producers of basic foodstuffs and seasonings use our machines?

    Sesotec product inspection systems are normally used for inspecting incoming goods, during processing and in the outgoing goods area and ensure e.g. as part of the final step that only flawless goods are delivered to the customer.


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