A spice processing plant typically requires various machines to clean, grind, and package the spices. The specific machines needed depend on the type of spices being processed and the scale of the operation.
Cleaning machine: This machine is used to blend different spices together to achieve a desired flavor profile.
Packaging machine: This machine is used to weigh and package the spices in different sizes and formats. There are different types of packaging machines such as pouch filling machines, bottle filling machines, and canning machines.
Storage equipment: This equipment is used to store the spices before and after processing. It can include silos, bins, and containers.
Drying equipment: This equipment is used to dry the spices before processing. It can include tray dryers, fluidized bed dryers, and vacuum dryers.
Extraction equipment: This equipment is used to extract essential oils and other aromatic compounds from the spices. It can include steam distillation units, solvent extraction units, and supercritical CO2 extractors.
The global spices market size was valued at USD 5.86 billion in 2019 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% from 2020 to 2027.