FRESH FRUITS & VEGETABLES

SAFE AND SANITARY SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR FRESH PRODUCE MIX

PFI conveyors and product handling equipment integrate your entire fresh fruit and vegetable processing line – from washing to slicing and dicing to packaging. Every system is custom configured to your applications and layout. Get sanitary and efficient conveyance solutions that are versatile for your entire product mix and designed for optimal sanitation to avoid contamination.
Lettuce on a PFI vibratory conveyor

BUILT FOR THE THINGS PRODUCE PROCESSORS CARE ABOUT

We have decades of experience working with fruit and vegetable processors large and small. Our solutions are designed based on:

OPTIMAL PRODUCT HANDLING

Our equipment is designed to avoid bruising and damage, giving you high-quality fresh products and a safe processing line.

PRODUCT & LABOR SAFETY

Not only is our equipment designed to keep your product safe, but your team too. Tool-less guarding limits accidents and injury, but gives easy and fast access.

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. Equipment is designed to FSMA standards for maximum accessibility, ease of cleaning, and food safety.

FRUIT & VEGETABLE PRODUCTS

Our solutions convey and handle a variety of fresh cut produce. Don’t see your products? We’ll use our decades of expertise to find a solution for you.
  • Apples
  • Carrots
  • Citrus
  • Chopped
  • Leaf Lettuce
  • Legumes
  • Mix Blends
  • Peppers
  • Sliced & Diced

CONNECT ALL OF YOUR KEY PROCESSES

We design and manufacture conveying and handling systems that integrate the key processes of your fresh cut line. We regularly partner with your other OEMs for washing, slicing, dicing, and more to packaging so you get the best line possible configured precisely to your layout, and a seamless project from start to finish.

FRESH FRUIT & VEGETABLE APPLICATIONS

Our sanitary conveying and handling equipment perform these key functions on your fresh cut processing line, from end to end.

Bulk Handling

Introduce or move bulk products 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.

Mixing & Blending

Keep mix integrity and accurate portioning with feeders, mix-blend systems, and horizontal motion conveyors.

Equipment Categories

Our core sanitary conveying and handling equipment falls into the following categories. Visit our full equipment listing for information on 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.
  • Equipment is designed for maximum accessibility and ease of cleaning, in line with FSMA food processing equipment design standards.

HORIZONTAL MOTION

Horizontal motion is ideal for fresh cut conveying. It offers the gentlest product handling and optimal sanitation and validation.

The PURmotion is designed with IP69k components, solid tubing, open-frame design, and no moving parts.

PURmotion horizontal motion conveyor from PFI
Food production factory platform built by PFI

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.

FIND THE RIGHT FRUIT & VEGETABLE SANITARY CONVEYING & HANDLING EQUIPMENT FOR YOU

PFI equipment has been proven in fresh cut processing for years. 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.

Bucket Elevator

Time-trusted, high volume vertical conveying with OEM buckets.

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.

Forklift Dumper

Efficient, high production handling for your bulk product containers.

Hopper Feeder

Store and feed products with a combined hopper and vibratory feeder.

Horizontal Belt Conveyor

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

MAGNEflex

Get accurate flow control with this electromagnetic vibratory feeder.

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.

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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