Author: Ryan Lantieri

Belly Up To The Pie Bar

Belly Up To The Pie Bar

A rising trend in North America echos back to the good ol’ days of the local diner, except instead of serving up black coffee and greasy dishes, patrons are feasting on artisanal pies. So called “Pie Bars” are catching fire, expanding across the United States and around the world. Pie […]

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Using Robots For Food Processing

Using Robots For Food Processing

We often think of the automotive industry as a hotbed for robotic technologies and intelligent automation, but in recent years the food industry has begun to take advantage of these innovative strategies as well. Robots and automated machines first began appearing in packaging and shipping lines of food production facilities, […]

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Cutting Brownie Bites

Cutting Brownie Bites

Let’s face it, sometimes a whole brownie is just a bit too much. Nahhh, who are we kidding, a whole brownie is always the perfect amount! But, we know, sometimes your customers ask for a little less…and no, we don’t understand it either, but we are ready to help! As […]

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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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Ultrasonic Stack Maintenance

Ultrasonic Stack Maintenance

Ultrasonic blades can effortlessly portion warm, sticky, delicate bakery products, but without proper maintenance the blades can break or transducers can overload, causing not only poor cut quality, but production downtown and equipment expense. The good news is that ultrasonic stack maintenance is simple and we recommend adding it to your regular preventative […]

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Why Attend IBIE 2016?

Why Attend IBIE 2016?

Let’s face it. You’re busy. We know. So why do we keep asking you to attend IBIE 2016? Because we honestly believe that taking a few precious days away from your business will not only be a good vacation, but it will be immensely beneficial to you and your business. IBIE […]

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Machine Slices 5 Horizontal Layers

Machine Slices 5 Horizontal Layers

The CS-8B-4 machine slices 5 horizontal layers with 4 reciprocating blades. The previous model was limited to slicing only 4 layers of product with 3 blades and the addition of one Teflon-coated horizontal slicing blade has allowed bakeries to improve efficiency and production capacity while maintaining the same quality of cut and […]

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Climbing The Production Ladder

Climbing The Production Ladder

For more than 30 years FoodTools has been helping all sizes of bakeries improve efficiency, quality, and consistency in the portioning process. In the past three decades all types and sizes of bakeries have put FoodTools equipment to work in the production line. FoodTools specifically designs and builds equipment to […]

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