The Duravant family of operating companies serve the food processing, packaging and material handling segments.

Plant-Based Food Processing Equipment


Equipment that fits your needs


  • Fermented Vegetables
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Jerky Style Snacks
  • RTE Meat Alternatives
  • 1-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers single-station rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into a wide range of container types - up to 5 lbs per portion. Our Carruthers 1-PAK filler is ideal for...
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  • 12-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers 12-station high speed rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or bottom fill. Speeds up to 300 CPM with fill weights up to one pound...
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  • 24-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers 24-station high speed rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or bottom fill. Speeds up to 600 CPM with fill weights up to one pound...
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  • 4-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers four-station rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or form-fill-seal pockets. With fill weights up to 2.5 lbs per portion, our 4-PAK filler is ideal...
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  • 6-PAK Filler

    Our Carruthers six-station rotary volumetric filler is designed for filling food products into cans, jars, cups or form-fill-seal pockets. With fill weights up to 1.5 lbs per portion, our 6-PAK filler is ideal...
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    Afoheat™ Select Flame Searer

    Our Afoheat™ Select Flame Searer is a continuous grill oven equipped with gas-powered direct flame technology. These Flame Searers are installed around the world for roasting and searing of both bulk and convenience...
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    Afoheat™ Dual-lane Infrared Pasteurizer

    Our Afoheat™ Dual-Lane Infrared Pasteurizer is perfect for processors that want to significantly boost their operations but still maintain a small footprint. With two tunnels and just a 60-second process, the Dual-Lane Infrared...
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    Afoheat™ Select Infrared Roaster

    Our custom-built Afoheat™ Select Infrared Roaster combines two methods of heat transfer for grilling, through infrared radiation and classic convective heat. Designed and built specifically to your needs, our infrared roaster is perfect...
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  • Afoheat™ Mini Infrared Pasteurizer

    Our Afoheat™ Mini Infrared Pasteurizer is the smallest on the market, providing an affordable starting place for small food manufacturers. Despite its small size, the Mini Infrared Pasteurizer is a powerful piece of...
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    Afoheat™ Select Grill Marker & Brander

    Our custom-built Afoheat™ Select Grill Marker and Brander applies natural grill marks (also known as bar marks) to cooked, chilled or frozen food products. This standalone grill marker utilizes burner technology to maintain...
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  • Automatic Meat Shredder

    Our innovative and uniquely designed Carruthers automatic meat shredder is a continuous flow machine with throughput exceeding 2,000 pounds (907 kg) per hour without the expense of intensive manual labor. This is our...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 12″ Micro

    Our Afoheat™ Micro Flame Grill is designed for processors moving from batch to continuous processing or with low-capacity requirements, ranging from 225-450 lbs/hr. From grilled burger patties to roasted mushrooms, our Micro Flame...
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  • Afoheat Flame Grill Mini 24-in

    Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 24″ Mini

    Our Afoheat™ Mini Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 750-1800 lbs/hr. Whether grill marking both sides of chicken breasts, flame searing burger patties, roasting bell peppers or charring tomatillos for salsa, our...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 40″

    Our 40" Afoheat™ Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 3,000- 5, 000 lbs/hr. So, as your operations scale, our 40" Flame Grill scales for maximum production while maintaining product quality. Whether diamond...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 60″

    As the largest member of our Afoheat™ flame grill series, our 60" Flame Grill enables large, industrial processors to achieve repeatable, high-quality “backyard grilling” results. With a comparatively small footprint for its throughput,...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Peeler – 24″

    Our 24" Afoheat™ Flame Peeler, designed for processors requiring 6,500-11,000 lbs/hr, is the perfect flame roasting solution for the peeling of peppers and onions with little to no damage to the product, while...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Peeler – 40″

    As your operations scale, our 40" Afoheat™ Flame Peeler scales alongside, with an energy-efficient way to increase throughput while maintaining product quality. Designed for processors requiring 11,000-20,000 lbs/hr, the Flame Peeler is the...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Peeler – 60″

    As the largest member of our 60" Afoheat™ Flame Peeler enables large, industrial processors to achieve repeatable, high-quality roasting and peeling results in short residence times. With a comparatively small footprint for its...
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    Afoheat™ Infrared Tunnel – Dual-lane

    Our Afoheat™ Dual Lane Infrared Tunnel offers large processors the opportunity to convert batch smoking and browning operations to continuous systems, with capacities ranging from 20-40 pieces/minute. Utilizing the Infrared Tunnel to surface...
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  • Afoheat™ Infrared Tunnel – Mini

    Our Afoheat™ Mini Infrared Tunnel offers growing processors the opportunity to expand their operations and offerings without significantly expanding their footprint, suitable for capacity targets of 4-8 pieces / minute. Utilizing the Infrared...
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  • Large Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Large Spiral Belt Pasteurizer allows expanding operations dependable equipment that can expand along with you and still offer the precise control and high quality you’re accustomed to. With real-time data tracking and...
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  • Large Spiral Chiller

    Our Large Spiral Chillers improve efficiency by reducing both chill time and evaporative yield losses. To maximize your productivity, pair our Large Spiral Chiller with our Large Spiral Oven. The two machines have...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - Large

    Large Spiral Oven

    With our Large Spiral Oven, you can achieve high-capacity production without sacrificing quality and efficiency. This model provides the throughput you need while maintaining consistency and quality. Marlen Spiral Ovens are engineered to...
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  • Medium Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Medium Spiral Pasteurizer is ideal for mid-sized processors looking to grow their business in the RTE product sector. This market is expanding as consumers seek more convenient options, and a Medium Spiral...
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  • Medium Spiral Chiller

    After cooking RTE products in our Medium Spiral Oven, the most efficient way to cool them is in our Medium Spiral Chiller. Pre-package chilling with our uniquely designed system ensures not only a...
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  • Marlen Medium Spiral Oven - Medium

    Medium Spiral Oven

    As a medium-sized processor, you know how important it is that your equipment is not too big, not too small, but just right. Our Medium Spiral Ovens give you all the cooking power...
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  • Micro Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Micro Spiral Belt Pasteurizer provides efficient and effective protection against pathogens to ensure the safety of your RTE products. Whether you’re pasteurizing ready meals in trays, cooking rice in a bag, or...
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  • Micro Spiral Chiller

    Our Micro Spiral Chiller is the smallest machine of its kind on the market. Our micro spiral chillers are designed to work in conjunction with our micro spiral ovens, allowing even small processors...
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  • Micro Spiral Oven

    Perfect for small processors and those just starting to move from a batch process to a continuous one, our Micro Spiral Ovens can replace up to three batch rack ovens. They provide all...
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  • Mini Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Mini Spiral Belt Pasteurizer is perfect for expanding operations or growing product lines. The Mini Spiral Pasteurizer gives growing processors access to high-level control of cross-contamination in an economical footprint.
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  • Mini Spiral Chiller

    If you’re upgrading your operations or expanding your product line with our Mini Spiral Oven, our Mini Spiral Chiller is the perfect complement. Built with the same capacity as the oven, our spiral...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - Mini

    Mini Spiral Oven

    Our Mini Spiral Ovens are ideal for processors looking to upgrade their operations or expand their product line and maintain scalability for the future. The oven ships in one piece, so it’s ready...
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  • NEW OptiServ 340 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    With the pumping process powered entirely by servo motor technology, the new OptiServ series pumps deliver exemplary high quality output while dramatically reducing the complexity and cost of operating at peak performance levels....
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  • Opti 100 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 10,000 lbs per hour, 250 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for smaller application...
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  • Opti 120 HP Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Available in three models with maximum capacity of 20,000 lbs per hour, 500 psi...
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  • Opti 200 Inboard Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 20,000 lbs per hour, 250 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for applications requiring...
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    Opti 200 Outboard Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 20,000 lbs per hour, 250 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for applications requiring...
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  • Opti 280 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 28,000 lbs per hour, 500 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for all applications....
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  • Opti 340 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    Features a twin-piston vacuum stuffing and pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Maximum capacity 34,000 lbs per hour, 250 psi pumping pressure. Ideal for higher volume...
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  • XL Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Designed for the largest processing operations, our Unitherm XL Spiral Pasteurizer provides high-throughput post-process, post-packaging pasteurization of ready meals, pouches, bowls, and other RTE products. With a capacity of up to 20,000 lbs/hour,...
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  • XL Spiral Chiller

    Our XL Spiral Chillers provide high-throughput processing in a small footprint compared to linear alternatives. Designed for elite RTE suppliers who chill pre-packaging these machines work in concert to provide an efficient cook-chill...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - X-Large

    XL Spiral Oven

    The XL model is the largest of our Spiral Ovens and can easily handle capacities up to 17,000 lbs/hr. From roasting chickens to smoking hams and turkeys, this oven provides maximum performance in...
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  • DuraKut™ 6000 2D VFD (or) Servo Dicer

    Carruthers DuraKut™ 6000 two-dimensional dicers are equipped with either VFD or servo drives. Built in the USA for complete cutting versatility of fresh, vacuum tumbled, crust frozen or cooked products into cubes or...
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  • DuraKut™ Horizontal Slicing Attachment

    Our horizontal slicing attachment is designed to be paired with Carruthers DuraKut™ 6000 series 2D dicers for 3D cuts of the highest quality. The system's continuous flow processing design allows for smooth integration...
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  • Industrial Dehydrator

    Custom designed around your product, process and facility. Our industrial dehydrator provides a more uniform product, precise and repeatable results, complete data reporting, and easy access to serviceable areas. Visit our Riverside facility...
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    Afoheat™ Select Flame Searer

    Our Afoheat™ Select Flame Searer is a continuous grill oven equipped with gas-powered direct flame technology. These Flame Searers are installed around the world for roasting and searing of both bulk and convenience...
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  • Image_Dual Lane Pasteurizer

    Afoheat™ Dual-lane Infrared Pasteurizer

    Our Afoheat™ Dual-Lane Infrared Pasteurizer is perfect for processors that want to significantly boost their operations but still maintain a small footprint. With two tunnels and just a 60-second process, the Dual-Lane Infrared...
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  • Image_Afoheat Select Infrared Roaster

    Afoheat™ Select Infrared Roaster

    Our custom-built Afoheat™ Select Infrared Roaster combines two methods of heat transfer for grilling, through infrared radiation and classic convective heat. Designed and built specifically to your needs, our infrared roaster is perfect...
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  • Afoheat™ Mini Infrared Pasteurizer

    Our Afoheat™ Mini Infrared Pasteurizer is the smallest on the market, providing an affordable starting place for small food manufacturers. Despite its small size, the Mini Infrared Pasteurizer is a powerful piece of...
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  • Image_Afoheat Select Grill Marker

    Afoheat™ Select Grill Marker & Brander

    Our custom-built Afoheat™ Select Grill Marker and Brander applies natural grill marks (also known as bar marks) to cooked, chilled or frozen food products. This standalone grill marker utilizes burner technology to maintain...
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  • Batter Enrober Series

    A batter enrober takes the hassle out of marinating and battering a variety of products, from meats and seafood to ethnic product and produce. This machine comes in both "waterfall" and "dip" styles...
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  • Breader Series

    This Breader can handle numerous types of crumb with ease, making it ideal for a wide variety of breading applications. You can easily adjust the thickness of the crumb bed and curtain for...
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  • C Series Formers

    With a combination of drum surface finishes and paddle configurations, the C Series formers can form product into virtually any two-dimensional shape to fit a variety of applications, from burgers and nuggets to...
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  • D 12000 Former

    With a combination of drum surface finishes and paddle configurations, the D12000 former can form product into virtually any two-dimensional shape to fit a variety of applications, from burgers and nuggets to falafel,...
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  • Double-zone Aquaflow Water Pasteurizer

    Our Double-Zone AquaFlow Pasteurizer expands both the capacity and the flexibility of your product line. This machine allows you to pasteurize two times the deli products as our Mini AquaFlow. Alternatively, you could...
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  • DuraKut™ 6000 2D VFD (or) Servo Dicer

    Carruthers DuraKut™ 6000 two-dimensional dicers are equipped with either VFD or servo drives. Built in the USA for complete cutting versatility of fresh, vacuum tumbled, crust frozen or cooked products into cubes or...
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  • DuraKut™ Horizontal Slicing Attachment

    Our horizontal slicing attachment is designed to be paired with Carruthers DuraKut™ 6000 series 2D dicers for 3D cuts of the highest quality. The system's continuous flow processing design allows for smooth integration...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 12″ Micro

    Our Afoheat™ Micro Flame Grill is designed for processors moving from batch to continuous processing or with low-capacity requirements, ranging from 225-450 lbs/hr. From grilled burger patties to roasted mushrooms, our Micro Flame...
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  • Afoheat Flame Grill Mini 24-in

    Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 24″ Mini

    Our Afoheat™ Mini Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 750-1800 lbs/hr. Whether grill marking both sides of chicken breasts, flame searing burger patties, roasting bell peppers or charring tomatillos for salsa, our...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 40″

    Our 40" Afoheat™ Flame Grill is designed for processors requiring 3,000- 5, 000 lbs/hr. So, as your operations scale, our 40" Flame Grill scales for maximum production while maintaining product quality. Whether diamond...
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  • Afoheat™ Flame Grill – 60″

    As the largest member of our Afoheat™ flame grill series, our 60" Flame Grill enables large, industrial processors to achieve repeatable, high-quality “backyard grilling” results. With a comparatively small footprint for its throughput,...
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  • Large Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Large Spiral Belt Pasteurizer allows expanding operations dependable equipment that can expand along with you and still offer the precise control and high quality you’re accustomed to. With real-time data tracking and...
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  • Large Spiral Chiller

    Our Large Spiral Chillers improve efficiency by reducing both chill time and evaporative yield losses. To maximize your productivity, pair our Large Spiral Chiller with our Large Spiral Oven. The two machines have...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - Large

    Large Spiral Oven

    With our Large Spiral Oven, you can achieve high-capacity production without sacrificing quality and efficiency. This model provides the throughput you need while maintaining consistency and quality. Marlen Spiral Ovens are engineered to...
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  • Meatball Roller / Former

    Turn economy cuts into premium products with this automatic Meatball Rolling and Forming Machine. This machine is flexible enough to process a wide range of ball diameters and powerful enough to produce more...
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  • Medium Gas Infrared Cooker

    Our Medium Infrared Cooker is the largest machine in the infrared line. With a 6,000 lbs/hour capacity, this cooker offers high throughput while still maintaining yields of up to 94% in a process...
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  • Medium Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Medium Spiral Pasteurizer is ideal for mid-sized processors looking to grow their business in the RTE product sector. This market is expanding as consumers seek more convenient options, and a Medium Spiral...
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  • Medium Spiral Chiller

    After cooking RTE products in our Medium Spiral Oven, the most efficient way to cool them is in our Medium Spiral Chiller. Pre-package chilling with our uniquely designed system ensures not only a...
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  • Marlen Medium Spiral Oven - Medium

    Medium Spiral Oven

    As a medium-sized processor, you know how important it is that your equipment is not too big, not too small, but just right. Our Medium Spiral Ovens give you all the cooking power...
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  • Micro Gas Infrared Cooker

    Our Micro Infrared Cooker is the smallest machine of its kind on the market, providing small processors with the same flexibility, profitability, and efficiency typically reserved for much larger operations. The Micro Infrared...
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  • Micro Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Micro Spiral Belt Pasteurizer provides efficient and effective protection against pathogens to ensure the safety of your RTE products. Whether you’re pasteurizing ready meals in trays, cooking rice in a bag, or...
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  • Micro Spiral Chiller

    Our Micro Spiral Chiller is the smallest machine of its kind on the market. Our micro spiral chillers are designed to work in conjunction with our micro spiral ovens, allowing even small processors...
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  • Micro Spiral Oven

    Perfect for small processors and those just starting to move from a batch process to a continuous one, our Micro Spiral Ovens can replace up to three batch rack ovens. They provide all...
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  • Post-package pasteurization solutions

    Mini Aquaflow Water Pasteurizer

    Our versatile, custom-built water cook and chill systems are designed to sous vide cook, blanch, pasteurize, and chill a wide range of production needs. Engineered with food safety, efficiency, and footprint in mind,...
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  • Mini Gas Infrared Cooker

    Our Mini Infrared Cooker offers growing processors the opportunity to expand their operations and their offerings without significantly expanding their footprint. The standard Mini Infrared Cooker comes with 2.5 bays, with a typical...
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  • Mini Spiral Belt Pasteurizer

    Our Mini Spiral Belt Pasteurizer is perfect for expanding operations or growing product lines. The Mini Spiral Pasteurizer gives growing processors access to high-level control of cross-contamination in an economical footprint.
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  • Mini Spiral Chiller

    If you’re upgrading your operations or expanding your product line with our Mini Spiral Oven, our Mini Spiral Chiller is the perfect complement. Built with the same capacity as the oven, our spiral...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - Mini

    Mini Spiral Oven

    Our Mini Spiral Ovens are ideal for processors looking to upgrade their operations or expand their product line and maintain scalability for the future. The oven ships in one piece, so it’s ready...
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  • Preduster Series

    This Preduster is an automated solution for applying a thin coating of dust or flour to a product to enhance batter adhesion and improve yields. With capacities ranging from 850 to 2,600 lbs...
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  • R Series Formers

    With a combination of drum surface finishes and paddle configurations, the R Series formers can form product into virtually any two-dimensional shape to fit a variety of applications, from burgers and nuggets to...
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  • Triple-zone Aquaflow Water Pasteurizer

    Our Triple-Zone AquaFlow Pasteurizer provides maximum capacity and flexibility for large processors. Similar to the Double-Zone AquaFlow, you can use all three tanks for heating or you can combine pasteurization and cooling into...
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  • XL Spiral Chiller

    Our XL Spiral Chillers provide high-throughput processing in a small footprint compared to linear alternatives. Designed for elite RTE suppliers who chill pre-packaging these machines work in concert to provide an efficient cook-chill...
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  • Marlen Spiral Oven - X-Large

    XL Spiral Oven

    The XL model is the largest of our Spiral Ovens and can easily handle capacities up to 17,000 lbs/hr. From roasting chickens to smoking hams and turkeys, this oven provides maximum performance in...
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Roasting, Searing and Bar Marking

Utilizing our direct flame technoloogy, fruits and veggies can be fire roasted and/or bar marked in an environment that maintains constant temperature accuracy for product constency.

Uniform cook. Uniform color. Uniform product.

Our innovative continuous thermal processing technology delivers the highest product quality and consistency while maximizing control and productivity per square foot.