Retorts

Trend Toward Higher Quality Shelf Stable Products and Convenience Packaging Driving Sales of Allpax 2402 Multimode R&D Retorts to Flavor and Film Companies and University Food and Packaging Labs
Retorts

Trend Toward Higher Quality Shelf Stable Products and Convenience Packaging Driving Sales of Allpax 2402 Multimode R&D Retorts to Flavor and Film Companies and University Food and Packaging Labs

Emphasis on faster time to market for new products and packaging propelling Allpax sales of this R&D tool that offers all sterilization and agitation modes in one machine. COVINGTON, LA — Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, attributes the continuing evolution of consumer preferences toward higher quality shelf stable products and convenience packaging to driving sales of its 2402 multimode R&D...

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Allpax Helps Canneries Boost Retort Room Capacity with No Additional Floor Space Required
Retorts

Allpax Helps Canneries Boost Retort Room Capacity with No Additional Floor Space Required

Canneries utilizing swing-open door retorts can expect capacity increases from 8 to 33 percent by installing Allpax orbital door retorts. By taking advantage of the wasted floor space occupied by existing swing-open doors, the Allpax orbiting door retorts allows the plant to lengthen the working shell by one basket per door. COVINGTON, LAÂ- – Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, said today...

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Single Basket Retort offers rotary and reciprocating agitation.
Miscellaneous Containers

Single Basket Retort offers rotary and reciprocating agitation.

Facilitating production-scale testing inÂ- R&D lab, 5 ft diameter Versatort provides static processing as well as rotary agitation in 32 in. cube basket and reciprocating agitation in 40 in. cube basket. Rotary agitation works well for vertically oriented packaging, such as cans and glass jars, while reciprocating agitation is more effective for horizontally oriented containers, such as...

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Evaporative Cooling Retorts suit raw product processing.
Retorts

Evaporative Cooling Retorts suit raw product processing.

Providing automated monitoring and control, as well as extensive recipe flexibility, Evaporative Cooling Retorts offer solution for processing 3,200 lb batches or 50–800 gallon kettles of raw products. Since evaporative coolingÂ- consists of deaeration or removal of air from product, it not only cools, but also improves product quality and extends shelf life by slowing bacterial...

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Gentle Motion Retorts Installed for the First Time in a Food Processing Plant in Europe - Improvements to Food Quality and Plant Capacity Anticipated
Retorts

Gentle Motion Retorts Installed for the First Time in a Food Processing Plant in Europe - Improvements to Food Quality and Plant Capacity Anticipated

These Allpax Gentle Motion reciprocating retorts in Europe are being used to improve the quality of shelf-stable soup products packed in flexible containers. COVINGTON, La.Â- – Allpax Products, powered by Pro Mach, said today that for the first time Gentle Motion reciprocating retorts have been installed in a food plant in Europe. The retorts are being used on shelf-stable soup products...

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Improvements in the Taste, Texture, and Appearance of Shelf Stable Consumer Products Spurs Continuing Sales of Allpax Jumbo Shaka® Retorts
Retorts

Improvements in the Taste, Texture, and Appearance of Shelf Stable Consumer Products Spurs Continuing Sales of Allpax Jumbo Shaka® Retorts

Initial adopters appreciate Shaka's dramatic reduction in sterilization time, which improves the quality of products, such as soups, sauces, ready meals, dips, spreads, and baby food, which are benefited by the process. COVINGTON, La. — Allpax Products, powered by Pro Mach, said today that initial demand for jumbo Shaka® retorts continues to be driven by food manufacturers emphasizing...

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Production/Agitation Retorts feature high-speed operation.
Retorts

Production/Agitation Retorts feature high-speed operation.

With one-ton capacity, Shaka® 1600 single-basket agitation retorts are used forÂ- producing shelf-stable food packaged in cans, glass, semi-rigid, and flexible containers. Packaging is loaded in horizontal orientation to obtain optimum benefit, and all containers in retort experience same heat profile as to promote batch consistency. Minimizing processing times via...

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Retort Product Delivery System features 2-basket design.
Retorts

Retort Product Delivery System features 2-basket design.

Available for new installations and as retrofit solution, Retort Product Delivery System is suited for small footprint retort rooms that utilize 4-, 6-, and 8-basket horizontal retorts for preparation of shelf-stable food. System features 2-basket shuttle that travels at 240 fpm. Basket coupling system eliminates need for long loading arms, contributing to compact size.

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Multimode Retort speeds food sterilization process.
Retorts

Multimode Retort speeds food sterilization process.

Featuring Shaka® technology, Model 2402 R/D Retort applies back and forth agitation to sterilize any type of food thin enough to move within container, such as soups, sauces, dips, and baby food. Seven changeable agitation modes and variety of combinations are available, including saturated steam, steam air overpressure, water immersion, water spray, and water cascade processes. System can...

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First U.S. Shaka® Production Retort Shipped
Retorts

First U.S. Shaka® Production Retort Shipped

COVINGTON, La. - Allpax Products, a division of Pro Mach, announced today that the first production Shaka® retort licensed in the United States has shipped to a major food manufacturer. The Shaka process applies back and forth agitation during the retort process to sterilize food faster through improved thermal transfer - up to 90 percent faster depending on the package and food. Faster...

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