New partnership in the processing of nuts and seeds

NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik and Alfred Nolte GmbH join forces

In a pioneering move, NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik GmbH and Alfred Nolte GmbH have joined forces to offer innovative solutions in the growing market for nuts and seeds. This partnership pursues the ambitious goal of offering customers comprehensive solutions along the entire value chain - from drying and roasting to coating and salting as well as grinding and fine grinding of nuts and seeds.

Market potential and growth opportunities

The market for nuts and seeds has impressive potential for growth, with a forecast estimating the market volume at around 60.79 billion euros in 2024. For the period between 2024 and 2028, experts expect annual sales growth of 5.43 percent. In view of an expected per capita consumption of around 1.18 kg in 2024 and a forecast market volume of 10.28 billion kg in 2028, the market looks set for a promising future. Nuts and seeds are often considered superfoods as they are rich in important nutrients. They contain a variety of vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fats (especially unsaturated fatty acids) and fiber, making them an essential part of a healthy diet.

A partnership with vision

The cooperation between NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik and Alfred Nolte GmbH is based on an open-book approach that emphasizes the exchange of expertise, joint sales initiatives and the development of processes. The main objective is to present customers with a comprehensive offering along the value chain and to position them in the best possible way to take advantage of market opportunities.

Alfred Nolte GmbH is known in the industry for manufacturing continuous belt roasters and dryers for the thermal treatment of foods such as peanuts, hazelnuts, almonds, pistachios, macadamia nuts, cashew nuts, chicory and sugar beet pulp. The core range is complemented by high-performance salting, seasoning and coating systems, which round off the solutions for food processing.

NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik GmbH is a leading supplier of grinding and mixing technologies worldwide. The company offers a wide range of machines and systems for the food industry, which are used to grind spices and herbs as well as produce spice pastes for the nut and seed industry. NETZSCH's technologies enable customers to increase the efficiency of their production processes and improve the quality of their products.

Together into the future

By combining their respective expertise, NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik and Alfred Nolte GmbH offer a powerful platform to provide innovative, sustainable and efficient solutions for the nut market. This partnership symbolizes a decisive step in the further development of both companies and underlines their commitment to meet the requirements of a dynamically growing market.