New equipment innovations like automatic casing loading, stabilizing systems that eliminate bent horns and precision line control are now helping processors eliminate stops and starts and operate continuously at the best pace to optimize smokehouse loading efficiency. Intelligent emulsifying and real time process monitoring improve quality, near-perfect weight within very tight parameters is now attainable, and filling department hygiene can now be safer than ever.
As the demand for meat snacks continues to grow, processors are challenged to avoid the most common production pitfalls. Find out the two most common processing challenges and how superior technology and equipment design addresses them while maximizing high-speed throughput and high-quality end products to bolster your bottom line. Part 3 of this series identifies problems and provides solutions for processors.
Processors of jerky products and meat sticks try to keep up with demand for easy-to-eat, clean and portable offerings. Attributes that include grass-fed, free-from and healthy claims provide opportunities for bigger profits and growing distribution. Partnerships between equipment suppliers and processors ensure quality isn’t compromised in the name of quantity.