Author: Sergio Caballero

Slicing Tortilla Strips

Slicing Tortilla Strips

Tortilla strips, the crispy ingredient for soups, salads, and festive foods everywhere, but how do you cut round tortillas into such long narrow chips? With the FoodTools Tortilla Strip slicing machine, of course! The TS-1 tortilla stripper is built to cut round tortilla products into thin strips. This unique design […]

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Inline Tortilla Chip Slicing

Inline Tortilla Chip Slicing

This ain’t your daddy’s tortilla cutter! The FoodTools TC-5A2 is specifically designed for high production inline tortilla slicing. The kind of machine that production managers dream about, cutting up to 6,000 lbs of tortilla product per hour, every hour. The multi-station cutting machine offers artisanal chip quality at incredibly high cut […]

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Dial Finger Adjustment

Dial Finger Adjustment

When customers call with questions about uneven slices we often start with assessing the cake dial finger adjustment. If the dial fingers are out place the cake won’t be centered during the cutting process, resulting in uneven portions. Luckily, it is easy to recenter a dial by measuring and adjusting the […]

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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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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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Why Join BEMA

Why Join BEMA

FoodTools has been a proud member of BEMA since 1998, supporting the baking industry through trade events, leadership conferences, and maintaining valuable relationships with equipment manufacturers and bakery buyers around the world. If you have not considered a membership in BEMA, you might be missing out. Why Join BEMA Since 1918 […]

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TIA 2016

TIA 2016

The Tortilla Industry Association has been serving the tortilla industry since 1989. Members include tortilla manufacturers, industry suppliers, distributors, and other companies with interests in the rapidly growing tortilla industry. This month the organization hosted the annual TIA convention in San Diego, California, a hotbed for flat bread production. In […]

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