Value-Added Root Vegetable Processing, especially Fresh-Cut Potatoes
Brush washed, peeled, halved, quartered, sliced, diced, julienned, you name it. PROEX FOOD has helped several produce processors, distributors and grocers to automate these operations.
Whether you are processing potatoes, red beets, carrots, onions, parsnip, rutabaga, celeriac, turnips or many other tubers / root crops, we have innovative solutions for you.
This page contains a small overview of what your solution might entail. Most of our customers have unique needs and handle different products. No matter what you are creating, we are here to take it from manual to automated.
Don’t just take our word, hear it directly from a very happy PROEX FOOD Potato Line customer!
There are many kinds of potato processed and outputs. Here are the ones we wok on the most.
Peeled & Quartered, Sliced, Diced
Julienned, for Fries
Many Root Vegetable Line Options
A fresh-cut, vacuum-packed potato line, like the video on this page, is a PROEX FOOD specialty. Of course, we can support any potato processing needs from simple polishing and bagging all the way through fully-automated frozen french fry lines.
Let’s talk about your specific needs, and how we can support it.
Whether you need a trailer, tote or a bag dumper, we have solutions to get the product started in your line. We also have bunkers and metering hoppers.
A crucial step to optimizing your line and preventing damage to your equipment.
No matter what your supplier says, you need to wash and de-stone. Even small pebbles can create a lot of damage, so we get ahead of that early in your process.
Weather you are brush polishing for bulk, or in some way peeling and/or shaping your potatoes, beet roots, carrots ore more, we have many options.
We have both mechanical and steam peeling technologies, depending on your needs and capacities.
Our engineers always pick the right machinery for your specific application.
No matter if you are looking for a well-lit inspection conveyor, and optical sorter, or other technology, we have solutions. The goal is to ensure quality without adding unnecessary labor.
Halving, quartering, dicing, julienne cuts and more. We support it all.
Yes, packaging is also unique. Simple mesh bags, vacuum-packed, vertical bags, and more. We help you automate and fully integrate your packaging processes.
Don’t go without it. It’s not worth the risk to the end consumers, your buyers or your operation.
These units are more attainable than ever – put one in.
From case packing to palletizing, potatoes are heavy. So, let a robot do the work, so your employees’ backs don’t need to.
Integrated, single point controls that manage your whole line. Simple HMI touchscreens and emergency stop buttons.
Ask about enhancement options, such as:
- Remote accessibility
- Sensors & extra traceability monitoring
- Integration with your ERP
- and more
Wide range of options, all with high-quality, long-lasting builds.
This includes PROEX FOOD Electromagnetic Vibratory Conveyors and Distribution Systems.
These options are always customized to your needs.
From scanning to robotics, we have enhancements that will further automate and optimize your line. Often, the paybacks are faster than you may think.
Crucial for a modern root crop line.
PROEX FOOD integrates sorters into your line. We also work with suppliers to offer you the right technology that has a reasonable payback.
Let’s talk, we have many more solutions for all technologies than we show on the site.
We design your line in-house, with our dedicated engineering department.
ProEx Food engineers will perfect the design of your line to make sure your product is handled gently and hygienically, giving you the highest utilization and yield prices. We will ensure your operation delivers high-quality product with high levels of throughput.
When you are ready to incorporate robotics, sensors and digital tracking into your line, our team knows how to integrate for you.
Here are some of the more common pieces that may be included on your fresh-cut line. This is just a small sample, as most fresh-cut lines are unique. Don’t worry, our final solution will include the right mix of equipment and technology. We will find it for you.
Once we understand your needs, capacities, budgets and timelines, we are ready to propose your optimized solution.
Our equipment and lines are designed to be hygienic and easy to access for maintenance needs. We also have solutions for traceability and other sensor-driven capabilities.