Slicing Horizontal Cake Layers

Slicing Horizontal Cake Layers

Sure, we can cut completed layer cakes into slices to be served to hungry customers, but did you know that FoodTools can cut sponge cakes into horizontal layers to be made into delicious layer cakes? We call the process “slabbing” and we have several machines built to slab layers for […]

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Slicing Bars of Soap with the 5-AF

Slicing Bars of Soap with the 5-AF

Have you ever wondered how that bar of artisan soap in your bathroom ended up in a perfect rectangle? Well, it may have been sliced with a FoodTools wire cutting machine. The 5-AF is often used to portion blocks of butter or cheese, but the wire slicing machine can be […]

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Cutting Gourmet Marshmallows

Cutting Gourmet Marshmallows

Baking trends can change the trajectory of the entire industry and gourmet marshmallows have done just that. Over the past few years we’ve seen more and more bakeries creating unique, delicious, and incredibly sweet marshmallow treats on a larger and larger scale. FoodTools has jumped aboard to help bakers streamline […]

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Adjusting Divider Inserts

Adjusting Divider Inserts

Using Divider Inserts not only gives your round cakes a professional look, the paper dividers between the slices helps retain moisture and keeps each portion fresh. That being said, a surefire way to ruin the professional appeal is to have crumpled or mangled papers stuffed between each slice. To help you avoid embarrassment we have created a […]

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New Year, New Goals

New Year, New Goals

January.  A time when most people set goals that quickly fade with February. But your business is different. Right now is the time to consider several key components to your business and how to improve over the next 12 months. Cost savings is on the tip of every business owner’s […]

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What is BISSC?

What is BISSC?

Ever noticed these stickers on bakery equipment machines and wondered what BISSC is? Baking Industry Sanitation Standards Committee The Baking Industry Sanitation Standards Committee (BISSC) was formed in 1949 to create standards for the design and construction of bakery equipment. Since then the committee has helped bakery equipment manufacturers improve the […]

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Cutting Fruit Cakes

Cutting Fruit Cakes

While fruit cakes have been on the receiving end of more jokes than we can count, they remain a fan favorite for winter holiday gifts and parties. As you prepare to ramp up your fruit cake production we are ready to help. First, be sure that you have the correct cake […]

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Greasing Your Dial Hub

Greasing Your Dial Hub

The dial hub assembly on a FoodTools machine is what properly positions the cakes as they are being cut. If the assembly is herky-jerky, loose, or turning slowly, you can end up with uneven cake slices. Greasing the dial hub assembly will improve the efficiency of your machine and result in […]

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Replacing A Cutting Wire

Replacing A Cutting Wire

Several FoodTools machines can be equipped with a wire portioning head. Wires are most often used to slice cheese, butter, and other dairy products. In these cases the wire is thin, accurate, durable, and creates less resistance than a blade. If a wire needs replaced follow these simple steps to install […]

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