Food serves man as both nourishment and enjoyment. Article 2 of EU Regulation No. 178/2002 defines food as "any substance or product, whether processed, partially processed or unprocessed, intended to be, or reasonably expected to be ingested by humans." The term food includes food products, semi-luxury foods, food additives and nutritional supplements. 

For many years, the machines and plants of the Business Unit Grinding & Dispersing have been used to process food products with a wide variety of technologies.

Cocoa Liquor

Large quantities of finely-ground cocoa liquor are required, with the typical production capacity between 1 and 5 t/h. For more than 30 years, NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik has been supplying machines for fine-grinding pre-processed cocoa liquor to the cocoa-processing industry.

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Cocoa Press Cake

Finely-ground cocoa liquor is separated into liquid cocoa butter and solid cocoa press cake in a chamber filter press.

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The desire for something sweet is one of man's basic needs and sugar is an important source of energy. As a quickly available carbohydrate, it increases performance during physical exertion and sports activities.

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They titillate the palate and seduce the senses – exotic spices give the meal that extra something. They are obtained from roots, bulbs, bark, leaves, herbs, blossoms, fruit or seeds.

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