This blog puts forward five factors for you to check while choosing the optimal equipment and machinery, so as to ensure that you do not have to face unpleasant contingencies while running your plant.

1. Ascertain the Type of Work you Need Done

Since pre-historic times, human beings have been engaged in the practice of processing their food through methods such as cooking, storing, handling and packing. The practice of food processing essentially involves improving the food with respect to its nutritive value, taste and digestibility, as well as prolonging its shelf life. Over time, we have transitioned from relatively small and simple machines to the larger, more complex machines of today. For modern age food processing, the nature of work you want done on food products is directly linked with the type of equipment you should buy. Some machines may come with dual/multiple functions that you do not need. To save costs and to prevent superfluous expenses, it is best to exercise your judgement and go for the machine that is best and most precisely suited to the needs of your business. 

2. Be Sure to Test the Product before Buying it

In order to ascertain how the food processing machinery you are eyeing works in real time, it is imperative you test the product before purchasing it. The test will involve the food products that you are going to work with in the future, and a version of the equipment that you have shown interest in to buy. 

Product testing will reveal the capability of the machine you are looking to buy as well as disclose all potential problems that might creep up in the short term, such as discrepancies in weighing, mixing and coating.

3. Be Sure to Check References 

A vital step in the procurement of food processing machinery in Kolkata is where you decide to check the manufacturing history of the provider you are considering.  Look minutely at the machines and equipment they’ve built in the past. Your provider should have deputed an individual to show you around their past work. During the course of your investigation, it is important for you to understand if the products, methods and constituents are similar between your references and the production centre that you are setting up.  Be sure that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity are compatible between the sample run you are witnessing  and the actual process you are buying for.

With 35 years of experience in providing successful food processing solutions worldwide, we at Food Tech Projects have maximised our capabilities as a leading manufacturer and exporter in this field. Visit us today for a consultation!

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