Radix Nutrition - Environment

Contract
Freeze Drying

Technology. Quality. Safety.
We believe in excellence.

Radix has a range of manufacturing capabilities that are available for commercial contract hire. Providing you with the industry-leading quality, safety and environmental values that Radix stands for.

We believe we offer one of the highest quality contract freeze-drying services available in New Zealand and specialise in high quality, high-value nutritional ingredients. Our facility specialises in handling ingredients with low microbiological counts that are classed as a ready to eat product.We believe we offer one of the highest quality freeze-drying services in New Zealand and specialise in high quality, high-value nutritional ingredients.

Beyond freeze-drying, we offer services in milling and packaging of retail products in flexible film packaging — all within our high hygiene, gluten-free manufacturing environment.

We aim to provide our customers with a genuine manufacturing and technical partnership. We are a values-based company and believe in working closely with partners to help achieve the results they desire.

If you have an enquiry or wish to learn more, please contact us at manufacturing@radixnutrition.com.

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Our Facility

Our manufacturing facility has been designed to enable exceptional food safety, security with a low environmental footprint. We believe that to manufacture a high-quality product; we must know and trust our manufacturing environment. Inside and out.

Further to this we purchase only renewably generated electricity and continuously works to lessen the environmental impact of our activities. Learn more about our environmental policy.

Our manufacturing facility features:

  • Access controlled by biometric fingerprint scanning
  • HEPA filtered, environmentally controlled and pressurised production spaces
  • Cleanroom certified building materials and design principles
  • Gluten-Free
  • Safe to manufacture products for World-Class athletes. Radix does not, and never will handle any ingredients that are non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
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Food Safety and Quality

When it comes to manufacturing, we are committed to excellence. We implement world-class technology, quality standards and staff training to achieve it. Beyond our quality systems, we believe in working with our customers to develop an accurate understanding of their needs and product.

We produce our products to a very high level of food safety. We understand the requirements behind achieving this. We believe our experience provides a genuine benefit to those wishing to use Radix contract freeze-drying, milling and packing services.


Our quality and compliance features:

  • FCP registered manufacturing facility (MPI)
  • RMP registered export facility (MPI)
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Implemented
  • Water Activity
  • X-Ray
Commercial Contract Freeze-Drying

Freeze-drying sits at the core of Radix’s manufacturing processes. We have pushed the limits for quality and efficiency since our very beginning. By utilising state-of-the-art freeze-drying equipment and continuously striving for improved quality and efficiency, we believe we have earned a position amongst the very best. While we can’t say too much about exactly how we achieve this, it is something you can benefit from through our services.

As a manufacturing partner, we can work with you to achieve the results you desire.

We can conduct proof of concept and commercial viability trials. Our pilot plant freeze-drying services enables small batch sizes and analytical data such as product temperature, drying characteristics, yield, physical and sensory properties, water activity and production costs. Additionally, we can provide small scale milling and packaging for your trial work.

For larger-scale commercial freeze-drying services, we can work closely with you to achieve exceptional quality and food safety standards. We typically begin each commercial partnership with a pilot plant trial to develop and start optimising a unique freeze-drying profile for your product to help ensure quality and energy efficiency. This profile will be used in our commercial-scale freeze-drying production environment and will be optimised over time.

Our commercial contract freeze-drying services include:

  • Pilot plant freeze-drying
  • Industrial freeze drying
  • Powder milling
  • Bulk packing with optional nitrogen inerting
  • Retail packing
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Milling

We can mill freeze-dried or dried ingredients to a range of particle sizes through a state-of-the-art hammer mill. We can achieve accurate and consistent particle size distribution through a wide variety of control inputs and screen sizes

We can work with you to understand your desired finished particle size and give you control over this vital variable should you wish to change it.

Our milling services include:

  • Predictable particle size reduction with tight distribution control
  • A wide range of screen sizes
  • Optional nitrogen inerting
  • Bulk packing
  • Retail packing
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Contract Pouch Packing

We have experience in manufacturing our range of retail products that we believe sets us apart from many others. We strive for accuracy and quality in our products and can partner with you to achieve the same in yours.

We can pack a wide range of solid or powder ingredients into retail packaging from small to large scale manufacturing and with a high degree of accuracy, safety and quality.

Our packing services include:

  • Small to large scale manufacturing
  • Solid and powder product packing into flexible pouches
  • Inkjet batch coding
  • X-Ray
  • Check weighing and data logging

If you have an enquiry or wish to learn more, please contact us at manufacturing@radixnutrition.com.