Kiwi processing

Washing and sorting

Boxes of kiwis wait to be processed outside the plant
Kiwis are washed by immersion in our washing basin InoxAll
Sorting station

Peeling and pulping

Kiwi pulp

Puree concentration

Thin thin film scraped surface evaporator model Luber

Puree sterilization and filling

The kiwi puree, concentrated or natural single strenght, can be sterilizied or pasteurized depending by the specific request of the application, by a tube-in-tube heat exchanger.

Once sterilized the product can be filled in aseptic bag in drums or in box thanks to Bertuzzi Aseptic Fillers.

Aseptic line: integrated tube in tube sterilizer model STTC (left) and Aseptic filler Aseptica Magna (right)
Aseptic filler Aseptica Prima during operation
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The kiwi puree after each step of the process: from raw chopped kiwi to refined and sterilized kiwi puree.

Cleaning of the plant

All Bertuzzi lines are designed according to the international food grade requirements and to be fully cleanable by exploiting integrated cleaning procedures and systems or centralized and fully automatic CIP system. The Bertuzzi CipMatic is specifically designed to guarantee a perfect and efficent CIP of the fruit processing plants.

the CipMatic model 3.000/2 ready for shipment
the CipMatic 3.000/3 during the operation test in Bertuzzi site