CANDY & CONFECTIONERY

OPTIMAL PRODUCT HANDLING AND SAFETY IS A SWEET TREAT FOR PROCESSORS

PFI sanitary conveyors and product handling equipment integrate your entire candy processing line – from mixing to packaging. Every system is custom configured to your exact application and layout, moving your bulk candy from step to step efficiently without loss.
Gum being sized on a PFI vibratory sizing conveyor

BUILT FOR THE THINGS CANDY PROCESSORS CARE ABOUT

We have decades of experience working with candy and confectionery processors large and small. Our conveying solutions are designed for:

OPTIMAL PRODUCT HANDLING

Our equipment is designed to avoid residue from sticky and warm products, giving you high-quality products and a safe processing line.

DEPENDABLE, HIGH-VOLUME OPERATION

Convey a high volume of bulk candy with equipment designed to run for long production cycles and quick, yet through sanitation and changeouts.

INTEGRATION-READY

We collaborate with OEMs and engineering firms to seamlessly link your key machines and processes to optimize your application.

SANITARY DESIGN

We put sanitation at the forefront of our designs. Easily and thoroughly wipe down and sanitize equipment between runs.

CANDY PRODUCTS

Our solutions convey and handle a variety of bulk candy and confectionery products. Don’t see your products? We’ll use our decades of expertise to find a solution for you.
  • Chews
  • Chocolate
  • Gum
  • Gummies
  • Hard Candy

CONNECT ALL OF YOUR KEY PROCESSES

We design and manufacture conveying and handling systems that integrate the key processes of your candy and confectionery line. We regularly partner with your other OEMs for mixing, baking, cooling, weighing, and packaging so you get the best line possible configured precisely to your layout and a seamless project from start to finish.

Example candy and confectionary food processing production process using PFI conveying and bulk handling equipment.

CANDY APPLICATIONS

Our sanitary conveying and handling equipment performs these key functions on your processing line, from end to end. See all of the applications our equipment performs.

Bulk Handling

Introduce or move bulk product to the line with bucket elevators, distribution systems, and dumpers.

Elevating

Lift product to the next step of your process gently and without loss using incline belt conveyors, lift systems, and bucket elevators.

General Conveying

Move product efficiently from step to step using belt, horizontal motion, and vibratory conveyors.

Positioning

Align product accurately so it’s staged for the next step in your process using belt and vibratory conveyors.

Equipment Categories

Our core sanitary conveying and handling equipment falls into the following categories. Visit our full equipment listing for information on dumpers and other systems.

SANITARY DESIGN

We put sanitation at the forefront of our designs. Equipment is designed for maximum accessibility and ease of cleaning, in line with food processing equipment design standards.
  • From stainless steel construction to open frames to options to help easily access, clean, and validate.

FULL SYSTEM SUPPORT

Trust PFI to design and manufacture the complementary structures you need around your key processes. From stairs to platforms, we put the same craftmanship into integrating and supporting your entire line.

 Food production factory platform built by PFI
 Food production factory platform built by PFI

COLLABORATIVE APPROACH

PFI collaborates with your engineering, operations, safety and maintenance teams, as well as other OEMs, and engineering firms to ensure our conveying solutions fit and operate viably from the word go.

FIND THE RIGHT CANDY SANITARY CONVEYING & HANDLING EQUIPMENT FOR YOU

PFI equipment has been proven in candy and confectionery processing for decades. Our machines are durable, sanitary and enable processors to improve efficiency, maintain product quality and safety, and grow their business. Choose from our full machine catalog below or contact us to configure a system or solution just for you.

Curveyor

Convey product around 30-180 degree turns with tight transfers to the next step.

EDF Feeder

Feed, screen, and lane product accurately with this versatile vibratory feeder. Use on its own or with a Hopper Feeder or Mix-Blend System.

Eleveyor

Elevate product to key equipment or platforms on this incline belt conveyor.

Floor Load Dumper

Efficient, high production handling for your bulk raw product containers.

Horizontal Belt Conveyor

Connect your processing line with flat-bed conveyors built for your exact layout with a range of belt options.

Mix-Blend System

The Mix-Blend System, its components and complementary conveyors give you consistently accurate mixed recipes by feeding multiple products together.

PURmotion

Get gentle handling in an optimized sanitary design in this horizontal motion conveyor.

Spreader

Spread or converge product between different width belts and processes.

Storeveyor

Inline bulk storage and discharge with control to avoid line disruptions.

Troughveyor

Transfer loose products without spillage on this trough belt conveyor.

VIBRAflex II

Versatile vibratory conveyor for all value-added applications.

Design, Testing + Installation

Each project is custom configured to a layout and application by engineers with years of experience. Run a full FAT of PFI and other equipment in our Algona, Iowa facility for peace of mind, then trust our skilled technicians to install it accurately and efficiently.

REQUEST A CONFIGURATION

Ready to get started on your configuration? Contact us to customize our food-grade sanitary conveying equipment to your application, layout, and processes.

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