Crown offers extractiondesolventization and drying equipment for the nutraceutical industry.

Possible applications include:

  • Extraction of active ingredients from plants or other starting materials (MIVMV)
  • Extraction of Omega 3s from a variety of plant and animal products (MIV, MV)
  • Recovery of active ingredients from plants, e.g. pressed grape skins (MIV, MV)
  • Washing of products of reaction from synthesized products (MIV, MV)
  • Desolventizing solvent-wet products (DTDDD)
  • Drying of temperature-sensitive water- or solvent-wet products where a fine end product is desired (MFD)
  • Drying of temperature-sensitive water- or solvent-wet products where particle attrition is to be minimized (VFD)
  • Extraction or drying equipment can be set up to meet customer requirements regarding internal finishes and CIP

Typical uses include:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Artemisinin
  • Omega 3’s
  • DHA
  • EPA
  • Diosgene


  • GLA
  • Evening primrose
  • Lutein
  • Black currant oil
  • Grape seed oil
  • Coffee extract

  • Kava lactones
  • Echinacea
  • Salicylic acid excipients
  • Algaes
  • Fermentation products
  • Natural steroids

  • Environmentally responsible, >99% solvent recovery from CBD oil and spent hemp biomass
  • Piloting, testing and training capabilities available
  • Access to system training and aftermarket support
  • Using a proven design ensures maximum equipment reliability and product quality
  • Scalable design for 50+ tons per day
  • Multiple solvent options tailored to operators needs
  • Low labor requirements