Potato Unloading & Storage

Potato Handling

Peeling / Grading

Cutting

Frying

Oil Cooling

Oil Storage

Oil Removal

Pollution Control

Seasoning

Conveying

Weighing

Packaging

Inspection

Support Structures

Controls & Information

Potato unloading and storage for Kettle Chip production

Potato Unloading & Storage

Raw potato handling is simplified as it enters the facility with equipment to unload and store potatoes prior to processing. Truck dumpers, dirt removers, transfer, and bin storage systems handle large volumes of potatoes easily and gently.

Truck Dumping System
Truck Dumping System
Potato handling machinery for kettle chips

Potato Handling

Transfer, feeding, and potato pumping water flume systems handle large volumes of potatoes easily and gently meter potatoes to processing.

FastLane Slicer Infeed Conveyor
FastLane Slicer Infeed Conveyor
Vertical Screw Elevator
Vertical Screw Elevator
Singulating Auger Feeder
Singulating Auger Feeder
Metering Hopper
Metering Hopper
Crate Dumper
Crate Dumper
Slicer Feeder
Slicer Feeder
Peeling and grading potatoes

Peeling / Grading

Achieve peeling control and high yield with batch or continuous peeling systems that deliver polished peeled potatoes and minimal peel loss. Inspection conveyors provide operator friendly access and full visual inspection.

Inspection-Trim Conveyor
Inspection-Trim Conveyor
Potato Grader-Halver
Grader-Halver
Continuous Peeler-Washer
Continuous Peeler-Washer
Batch Peeler
Batch Peeler
Slicing potatoes for kettle chips

Cutting

Whether it's preparation for delivery to the slicer or slicing the myriad of chip styles you need, we provide a variety of cutting systems.

Batch kettle cooked hard-bite potato chips

Frying

We provide more choices when it comes to selecting a new fryer. Choose from natural gas, oil, steam, thermal fluid or electric heating. Optimal product handling, uniform oil heating and flow control, efficient fines removal, fast oil turnover, and clean-in-place sanitation are all part of the fryer package that produces the highest quality product with a long shelf life.

Heat and Control Batch Fryer
Batch Fryer
Mastermatic LDKF Batch Fryer
Mastermatic LDKF Batch Fryer
MasterTherm Kettle Fryer
MasterTherm Kettle Fryer
Mastermatic HD Batch Fryer
Mastermatic Heavy-Duty Batch Fryer
Mastermatic Batch Fryer
Mastermatic Batch Fryer
Oil cooling module for kettle potato chips

Oil Cooling

Save time by managing the cooking oil cooling process as you prepare the fryer for shut-down or sanitation. This also helps preserve cooking oil quality.

Oil Cooling Module
Oil Cooling Module
Oil storage for kettle chip fryer oil

Oil Storage

Safely transfer and store cooking oil during system cleaning or maintenance while preventing spoilage or solidification

Oil Holding Tanks
Oil Holding Tanks
Oil Make Up, Transfer Pumps
Oil Make Up & Transfer Pumps
Oil removal and stripping for kettle chips

Oil Removal

Meet consumers taste for reduced-oil foods by removing cooking oil from your snacks.

Automatic Centrifuge
Automatic Centrifuge
Pollution control systems for kettle chips

Pollution Control

Reduce pollution such as oil mist, particulates, and odors from fryer exhaust emissions.

Oil Mist Eliminator
Oil Mist Eliminator
Kettle chip seasoning and packaging

Seasoning

Our unbeatable seasoning showcase includes a variety of systems that provide consistent and uniform seasoning coverage for all kinds of snack foods.

Spray Dynamics Two-Stage Coating System
Two-Stage Coating System
Spray Dynamics MS-I Pulse Oil Spray Applicator
MS-I Pulse Oil Spray Applicator
Spray Dynamics Uni-Spense Dry Ingredient Distributor
Uni-Spense® Dry Ingredient Distributor
Scarf Plate Vibratory Dry Ingredient Distributor
Scarf Plate Vibratory Dry Ingredient Distributor
Spray Dynamics Soft Flight Coating Drum
Soft Flight® Coating Drum
Revolution Seasoning System
Revolution® Seasoning System
Belt-Type Flavor Dispenser
Belt-Type Flavor Dispenser
Mastermatic Roll Salter
Roll Salter
Conveying kettle chips in hard-bite style chip line

Conveying

Our conveying and product handling systems include product transfer systems, horizontal motion conveyors, and accumulation systems that provide a gentle, smart, and dependable product transfer solution.

Incline Transfer Conveyors
Incline Transfer Conveyors
Varilift Bucket Conveyor
Varilift® Bucket Conveyor
FastBack Horizontal Motion Conveyor 90E/260E-G3
Horizontal Motion Conveyor 90E/260E-G3
FastBack Left Right Center Diverting Weigher Infeed Solution
Left Right Center Diverting Weigher Infeed
FastBack Revolution Proportional Gate 3.0
Revolution® Proportional Gate 3.0
WeighBack Weigh Conveyor
WeighBack Weigh Conveyor
MinuteMan Accumulation Conveyor
MinuteMan Accumulation Conveyor
FastBack SwitchBack Accumulation Conveyor
SwitchBack™ Accumulation Conveyor
Weighing systems for hard-bite kettle chips

Weighing

Ishida has a long history in weighing innovation and revolutionized the industry with the invention of computer combination weighers that reduce product giveaway. Weigh at the highest speeds and lowest lifecycle costs, and interface with any packaging equipment to maximize weighing productivity.

Ishida CCW-RV Series Multihead Weigher
CCW-RV Series Multihead Weigher
CCW-RVE Series Multihead Weigher
CCW-RVE Series Multihead Weigher
CCW-SE3 Series Multihead Weigher
CCW-SE3 Series Multihead Weigher
Ishida Semi-Automatic Weigher
Semi-Automatic Weigher
Systems for bagging and packaging kettle-style chips

Packaging

Complete packaging room solutions from in-feed to bagmaker to the case packer, and everything in-between. Our single-source snack food packaging systems provide leveraged and predictive automation with seamless integration.

Inspira Snack Food Bagging Machine
Inspira Series Snack Food Bagmaker
Ishida Automated Snack Food Case Packer ACP-700 Series
Automated Snack Food Case Packer ACP-700 Series
Astro Series Snack Food Bagmaker
Astro Series Snack Food Bagmaker
Ishida Atlas Series Snack Food Bagmaker
Atlas Series Snack Food Bagmaker
Flexible Strip-Pack Applicator
Flexible Strip-Pack Applicator
iTPS Ishida Total Packaging System
Ishida Total Packaging System (iTPS)
Food safety and inspection systems for kettle-style hard-bite chips

Inspection

Anywhere along the line, protect your consumer and your equipment. Efficient detection of foreign objects is critical to consumer safety, brand survival, and will also protect machinery and prevent downtime. Package seal integrity and correct weight ensures the consumer gets what they expect. We offer a complete line of metal detectors, checkweighers, seal checkers, and X-ray inspection systems from the leading manufacturers: Ishida and CEIA.

CEIA THS/G21 Series Free-falling Products Metal Detection
THS/G21 Series Free-falling Products Metal Detection
CEIA THS/MN21 Ferrous-in-foil Metal Detection
THS/MN21 Ferrous-in-foil Metal Detection
CEIA THS/FFV21 Free-fall Metal Detection
THS/FFV21 Free-fall with Ejection Valve Metal Detection
CEIA Conveyor Belt Metal Detection
Conveyor Belt Metal Detection
Ishida DACS-G/GN Series Checkweigher with arm rejection system
DACS-G/GN Series Checkweigher
Ishida IX-EN Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-EN Series X-ray Inspection System
Ishida IX-G2 Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-G2 Series X-ray Inspection System
Ishida IX-GA Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GA Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GN Series X-ray Inspection System
IX-GN Series X-ray Inspection System
Metal Detection Combination Checkweigher
Metal Detection Combination Checkweigher
CEIA THS/21-THS/MS21 Series Metal Detection
THS/21-THS/MS21 Series Metal Detection
CEIA THS/21E Series Metal Detection
THS/21E Series Metal Detection
Ishida TSC-RVS In-line Seal Checker
TSC-RVS In-line Seal Checker
Support structures and platforms for kettle chip packaging lines

Support Structures

We design customized modular platforms and support structures that dramatically reduce time and cost of equipment installation. All support structures are designed with hygiene and safety in mind.

Cartridge Precision Support Systems
Cartridge Precision Support Systems
Kettle chip production controls for user-friendly operation

Controls & Information

Rely on the same company that designs and builds the processing line to also supply operating and data management controls and information tools. We provide user-friendly controls systems that focus on achieving automation efficiency.

Packaging Machines Data Concentrator (PMDC)
Packaging Machines Data Concentrator (PMDC)
New Horizon Controls System
New Horizon Controls System
PLC Controls Systems
PLC Systems
Ishida i-Station Link 2 Controls System
Ishida i-Station Link 2 Controls System
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