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At Gold Peg, we are big supporters of continuous cooking systems. Compared to batch cookers that are still popular all over the world, continuous cooking offers benefits batch cooking cannot match, including:
The value continuous cooking offers is undeniable. Thanks to these returns, Gold Peg continuous cooking systems easily returntheir initial upfront investment.
Every production line demands downtime for cleaning, maintenance, consumable changeovers.
So where does continuous soar?
It drastically minimises this downtime required thanks to incredibly long runs - up to 156 hours between cleans, in fact!
Gold Peg’s continuous cooking machinery is designed with clean-in-place (CIP) that allows you to clean your machinery with minimal effort and maximum peace of mind.
CIP is automated without any (or minimal) human intervention so risk to your team is fully reduced.
Computer controlled systems automate the setup for production for each recipe.
This minimises setup time and entry mistakes and makes optimising your production much faster and achieves more consistent results, increasing your overall style="margin:20px 0;" efficiency.
Cooking doesn’t need to stop to cycle between batches - as long as ingredients are being fed into your system, cooking continues.
Gold Peg’s food processing equipment can run for as long as 6.5 days without stopping for full cleaning. If your business focuses on high volume, then continuous cooking is perfect for you.
Thanks to direct steam injection, Gold Peg’s food production equipment is able to offer faster thorough cooking and a better tasting result.
Rotatherm® uses multiple steam injection nozzles.
Not only does this cook your food faster, but it also allows for better control, avoids overcooking, and ensures a more consistent (and therefore better-tasting) product.
Our equipment evenly heats and cooks your food product in just 15-20 seconds!
Compare this to a batch cooker, which can take up to 40 minutes to reach a temperature that theoretically allows all the product to cook to the minimum, therefore resulting in a lot of overcooked product.
Changing from batch to continuous cooking is a big investment.
To make the change easier, Gold Peg designs custom systems specifically for you that works with your existing equipment and processes.
During the consultation stage, our engineers work hard to ensure you’re getting not only exceptional equipment, but great value, too.
While designing and optimising your cooking system, to understand your needs Gold Peg asks you...
Continuous food processing equipment has many advantages. It’s highly efficient and leads to better products… but it’s not for everyone.
The first question Gold Peg’s engineers ask you is what type of product your business manufactures. For your product to benefit from continuous direct steam injection cooking it must:
This determines whether our continuous food processing equipment is suited for your needs.
Based on this, we design a custom plan - some clients may be recommended an entire new line, while others may need various pieces of core or ancillary equipment to slot into their existing line and fix bottlenecks.
The biggest strength of continuous cooking is its ability to produce food non-stop.
If your business produces over 1000 kg/h, continuous cooking systems are ideal for you.
Longer production runs - up to 156 hours straight - mean you can increase your output further.
Of course, if you only manufacture small runs may not be your key concern.
However, even smaller production lines can benefit from continuous cooking if you’re dedicated to and place value on producing high-quality product - even at smaller volumes.
Not all businesses need to replace their entire production system to start enjoying the benefits of continuous cooking.
If your production is plagued by bottlenecks, Gold Peg can help.
Many of our ancillary equipment modules can be installed and integrated independently without needing major work on the entire production line.
During a review, we identify points where your process could be improved which in turn improves your production!
We then recommend standalone pieces of machinery or processes that could immediately help eliminate congestions and improve your production process.
Those are just some of the core performance numbers that Gold Peg’s food production equipment have achieve for their customers year in and year out.
Our machinery is trusted by major companies all over the world.
We have a global network of locally-based engineers, technicians and representatives as well as remote support. This allows us to offer five-star service and solve your production problems - no matter where you are.
Get in touch with your local Gold Peg representative.
In the meantime, why not take our test to see whether continuous food processing is the right choice for you? It takes less than a minute!
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