World renowned company Extrufood discusses how their company operates and the various equipment they have to support their clients.
Extrufood has established themselves as the world leading extrusion expert in the confectionery industry and announces for 2022 a promising strong year with new developments of their machinery and upcoming expansion projects. During and after the Covid pandemic, the current global commercial demand in the confectionery market has taken a huge leap and Extrufood have had a very active year in 2021 and the next year looks just as promising. The demand for comfort food is increasing massively and it is showing in the confectionery market. Extrufood offers an exciting variety of new and upgraded versions of the existing equipment for the optimisation of the customer’s production process.
With its expertise and great experience, Extrufood supplies custom made production lines from 20 kg/hr to up to 2.000 kg/hr, which ensures almost limitless possibilities of confectionery products. The production lines create an exciting variety with up to eight different colours and flavours, with various fillings and coatings. Extrufood is happy to announce they have developed a new machine which they can add to their customised elements: a Z-blade discharge mixer with a capacity of at least 300 kgs per batch, which is ideal for the mixing and kneading of sugar paste and other masses, to be used for sugar-filled co extrusion products.
Our machines are capable of producing an array of products to the highest standard such liquourice rolls, sugar sanded products, filled liquourice twisted products and fruit snacks. These products are made from a range of extrusion equipment such as cooking extruders, forming extruders, dosing skids, dimixxes, dies, waxing stations, cooling tunnels, dieswitch’s and more. Extrugroup is brilliant when it comes to offering options to our clients.
But other than mixing sugar paste, multiple ingredients and products can be used in this new developed Z-blade mixing system, which is opening the market for other production plants. We can conclude that Extrufood is the specialist with production systems that occupy less space, consume less energy and need less operators than any other system, while achieving the highest product quality and consistency. Extrufood production systems offer state-of-the-art technology with its unique continuous production process and their customised elements such as cooking-, mixing-, and forming extruders, Z-blade mixers, Diemixes, multi-colour (co-) extrusion and rotary dies, cooling tunnels, waxing units, sugar sanders and (ultra-sonic) cutting machines. Extrufood is now more focused than ever in creating products with natural colours and flavours, which are temperature stable. A revolutionary variety of 100% fruit snacks can be made on the Extrufood cooking and forming extruders. The cooking process allows customers to produce a broad spectrum of tasty and healthy products. As today’s world is craving for sweets, Extrufood provides the solution that sweet can also be healthy these days.
Read more of this article here: February 2022 Single Issue form – International Confectionery Magazine (in-confectionery.com)