Norway choses flexibility
Two major norwegian companies have chosen for the new Blade 2.1 as their new peeling solution.
One of them is a swedes growers an besides grower also processor of products for the foodservice market. As swedes are very heavy and quite large they started searching for a system that is manufactured strong enough to handle the capacity. In addition to the volume and the weight they wanted to extend the shelf life. With the new Blade 2.1 abrasive peeling and knife peeling is combined in one machine; Abrasive for the pre peeling and knife peeling to achieve an extended shelf life.
The advantages of the Blade 2.1 HD are substantial:
- Better peeling efficiency
- Lower maintenance costs
- Easier to clean
- Increased shelf life
- Happy customers
Major salad processor
The food processing market is subject to fashion and trends. Today it's sushi tomorrow people prefer beetroot salads. One of the current major trends are organic veggies and fruits as well as the so called exclusive "forgotten" vegetables like
- Turnips (exclusive)
- Parsnips (exclusive)
- Red beets (bio)
- Carrots (bio)
- Oranges (fruit)
- and more..
One of Europe's major salad processors asked us to find a solution to peel all off these kind of products with only one system. Key items were an increased shelf life and a very flexible system. Again the Blade 2.1 has proven to be that solution. Due to its design and easy interchangeable system improved efficiency, a high degree of flexibility and a fantastic end product are guaranteed.
The Blade 2.1 Continuous Peeler is suitable for peeling carrots, beets, swedes, celeriac, sweet potatoes and other root crops. The continuous knife and/or abrasive peeling machine for potatoes and other root vegetables can be integrated in a complete destoning, peeling, cutting and dipping line. The capacity ranges from 300-6,000kg/hr, depending on the type of raw material and the size of the machine.
The machine features up to 36 rotating discs that peel carefully to ensure minimal cell structure damage, to produce an end product with a longer shelf-life. The peeling discs are individually driven by stainless steel, bearing-free motors which feature frequency controllers. Peeling time is adjustable by changing the speed of the transport system in combination with the disc type and speed giving ultimate controllability.