As Christmas approaches, the demand for fresh high-quality produce increases. Whether you’re running a busy kitchen or managing a food processing facility, it will be important to efficiently handle and process the fresh produce which is crucial this time of year.
Below we have some tips on how to best utilise food processing equipment:
- Invest in quality equipment: the backbone of efficient Christmas produce handling lies in the quality of your food processing equipment. Invest in state-of-the-art machinery that can handle a variety of tasks, from peeling and slicing to dicing and chopping. M&P Engineering have available a wide range of high-quality food processing equipment. Learn all about it here.
- Choose the right tools for the job: different produce requires different processing methods. With M&P Engineering we will listen to your needs and find a solution. Our team of experts has handled many projects, and we are confident we can find the perfect piece (or pieces) of equipment to suit your needs.
- Optimise efficiency: implementing time saving techniques is crucial. A well organised facility, with equipment placed strategically is a good way of optimising efficiency. Our food processing equipment is designed to reduce the amount of labour needed to run a processing facility.
- Maintain and clean equipment regularly: Regular maintenance and cleaning of food processing equipment is paramount for both efficiency and hygiene. With M&P’s equipment you get a full explanation of how the machines work and how to best clean and maintain them. We are a proactive, customer focused business and we pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and engineering support to our customers.
M&P Engineering has been manufacturing food production, preparation and filling equipment used by major food manufacturers worldwide for over 50 years. The company has grown to become a global business, with distribution agents all over the world and supplying to almost every continent – Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
Our Carousel Grid Cutting machine is our most versatile machine. It cuts fruit and vegetables into fries, batons, wedges, petals, and slices. It can produce up to 4,800 pieces per hour and allows for a simple and fast changeover of tools. See it in action here.
Another one of M&P’s machines is the Radish Top & Tailer, which can work with up to 100 radishes per minute. It tops and tails radishes of all different sizes and shapes and provides a continuous operation with its manual adjustment of top and tail knives.
We also manufacture the world-famous Large Onion Peeling machine, which is our most popular piece of equipment. It tops and tails the onions and also removes the skin using air so no waste slurry is produced.