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OPTIMA wins silver in International FoodTec Prize

March 11, 2021
By Bakers Journal

Logo courtesy of OPTIMA

The OPTIMA EGS machine from OPTIMA consumer GmbH was awarded the silver International FoodTec Prize by the German Agricultural Society (DLG).

The OPTIMA EGS handles the fully automated evacuation, gassing and seaming of milk powder containers in the high-care room, and increases production reliability. This year, there were 20 innovation projects from the international food and supplier industry that were awarded the renowned technology prize by an international jury of experts with a range of specializations.

“We are delighted to receive this award. Receiving this award from renowned experts in the food industry is the confirmation that the OPTIMA EGS can offer our customers greater production reliability, product quality and conservation of resources in baby milk powder production,” said Christoph Held, Managing Director at OPTIMA consumer GmbH in a statment.

According to Held,  there is high demand for the machine, and the order books are full. There are further groundbreaking developments in the pipeline, such as a non-destructive 100 per cent leakage check.

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