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

Snack Food Processing Equipment


Equipment that fits your needs


  • Jerky
  • Corn Masa & Potato-based Snacks
  • Guacamole
  • AE 5000 1D Slicer

    AE 5000 1D slicer is a one-dimensional slicer for continuous slicing of whole muscle, cooked or fresh log meats and other products.
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  • AE 5000 2D Dicer

    AE 5000 2D is a two-dimensional dicer of whole muscle, cooked or fresh log meats and other products that leaves natural height of product as third dimension. Also known as a meat dicer,...
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  • AE 5000 3D Dicer

    AE 5000 3D Dicer is designed for three-dimensional cubing. A combination of the 1D Slicing and 2D Dicing models provides complete versatility for cubing of whole muscle, cooked or fresh log meats and...
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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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  • 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 – 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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  • 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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  • Opti-Xtrude Extruder

    Features a twin-piston pumping system with a variety of hopper options designed to match product requirements. Designed specifically for continuous extrusion of shear sensitive materials. Ideal for the snack food industry.
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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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  • Rendering_Opti 140 Vacuum Stuffer & Pump

    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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Quality extruded snacks.

Our OPTI-Xtrude is specifically designed for the extrusion of viscous, shear-sensitive corn masa and potato-based snack foods. Optimum product density with maximum oil absorption for higher product quality, taste and yield.

Premium dehydrated beef snacks.

Increased air velocity over the surface of the product results in more uniform processing conditions during the dehydration process. Our innovative design keeps air in the “processing” zone for better performance and better beef snacks such as jerky