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Stay on top of produce with complete preparation systems

Gain access to all the equipment and expertise you need to efficiently transport, wash, peel, slice, and dice root vegetables—raw or cooked.

Deep process expertise

Years of experience with potato and vegetable processing around the world have informed the smart design of our solutions.

High-volume efficiency

Smooth and continuous bulk processing capabilities enable high-volume capacity and a steady flow to downstream equipment, while reducing downtime.

Quality you can count on

Built for decades of operation and low lifecycle costs, our root vegetable product processors consistently maintain high performance production.

Potato / Vegetable Preparation

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    Gentle-Flo Bin Storage System for Potatoes and Produce
    Gentle-Flo® Storage and Handling System

    A modular, programmable, short-term storage solution for fresh produce capable of selective filling, auto-leveling, and variable speed discharge.

    FastBack FastLane feeding potatoes to slicers
    FastBack
    FastLane Slicer Infeed Conveyor

    The space-saving FastLane combines the gentle horizontal motion of the FastBack Model 260E-G3 with a multi-lane pan that singulates product for delivery into multiple rotary slicers, reducing slicer overload and improving slice quality.

    Washing and blanching potato chips
    Potato Slice Washer Conditioner

    Versatile design provides controlled washing or blanching of potato slices. Choose from hot water blanching or cold water washing to maintain consistent chip quality when using different grades of potatoes.

    Equipment for washing potato slices
    Potato Slice Speed Washer

    The turbulent water bath with fresh water sprays provides more extensive starch and scrap removal than other models and quickly rinses surface starch and particles from potato slices for uniformly finished chips and cleaner fryer operation. This model can also be modified for banana and plantain slices.

    Gentle Wash flume with slicers
    Gentle Wash Potato Slice Washer

    This 3-stage potato slice washer removes surface starch and fines while cleaning and reusing wash water. Comprised of individual easy-to-install modules, Gentle Wash can be configured to fit into existing lines and uses minimal floor space.

    Air Sweep dewatering potato chips
    AirSweep® Water Removal System

    The system combines vacuum action with our Air Knife’s blow-off forces to quickly remove surface water, starch, and scraps from just-washed potato slices, fruits, vegetables, and other products before frying or freezing.

    Vertical Screw Elevator with Crate Dumper and Metering Hopper
    Vertical Screw Elevator

    This large-diameter variable-speed auger quickly elevates your product to peelers or to other equipment while separating it from rocks and other debris.

    Unloading potatoes from truck to transfer equipment
    Truck Dumping System

    Grade-level hydraulic lift system can tilt 70-foot long truck trailers to empty product for transfer to processing or to storage equipment.

    Singulating Auger Feeder
    Singulating Auger Feeder

    Improve potato slicing quality and reduces scrap and fines generation by feeding potatoes single-file into slicers.

    Metering potatoes to Vertical Screw Elevator
    Metering Hopper

    A rugged and reliable system that meters crated produce such as potatoes and vegetables in a consistent flow to other processing equipment.

    Inspection and trim conveyor for potatoes and vegetables
    Inspection-Trim Conveyor

    Manual inspection, defect removal and trimming of potatoes and other vegetables is easy with this inspection conveyor.

    Crate Dumper unloading potatoes
    Crate Dumper

    Safely tilt crates of potatoes, onions, and other produce into a metering hopper. This rugged, reliable system will help provide a consistent flow to processing equipment.

    Air Knife water removal system for potato chips
    Air Knife Water Removal System

    Remove excess surface water from wet, just-washed products. Producing two high velocity air curtains across the width of your conveyor or washer discharge, the Air Knife lifts and separates product to remove surface water, starch, and particles.

    Sliced potato
    Slicer Feeder

    Consistent potato chip frying, seasoning, and packaging all depend on how evenly potatoes enter your system. The Slicer Feeder provides a continuous and uniform flow of potatoes to the slicer for maximum slicing efficiency and less waste.

    Grading and cutting potatoes in potato chip line
    Grader-Halver

    A cost-effective solution designed to consistently grade potatoes according to size then halve any that are larger than the predetermined size. Operators can easily adjust the grading size at any time during the production process and can also adjust the minimal size before rejecting very small potatoes, as well as foreign objects.

    Peeled and washed potatoes
    Continuous Peeler-Washer

    Quickly peel and wash a continuous high-capacity flow of potatoes and other root crops. Abrasive rollers quickly remove peel while a water spray rinses away loose peel and debris, preventing build-ups in the peeler and downstream equipment.

    Batch peeling potatoes
    Batch Peeler

    Get excellent peeling control and high yields of potatoes with this compact peeler. Use two batch peelers in tandem to deliver polished peeled potatoes to reduce peel loss and cleaning requirements of your fryer.

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    Heat and Control Testimonial from UTZ Quality Foods
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    Mike Schena
    President And COO, Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.

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    Kyle Curtiss
    President, Festida Foods

    Each piece of the puzzle fit perfectly, and we completed the installation days early - unprecedented for the size and scope of the project! The equipment met all of our expectations, and continues to perform exceptionally well, 17 hours per day and six days per week.

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    Plant Manager, Lopez Foods
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