Tomato is the most widely spread vegetable on our planet and it is not only the foundation of Mediterranean food culture, but it also serves as a major supplement to the cuisines of the world. Bertuzzi has perfected dedicated processes and machines for the production of top quality tomato sauce, ketchup, tomato paste, and also tomato juice. We can supply complete tomato processing plants on turnkey basis, as well as single processing machines to meet specific requirements.
Washing and sorting
Complete line for the receiving of the tomatoes in water with mud disposal system, scraped bottom type, and leaves removal system, roller type
Mashing and pulp refining
After a quick pre-heating in our hot and cold break system, the chopped tomato is fed to pulper Turbomax, which assures very soft refining.
Paste and ketchup: concentration
For the concentration of sauce into tomato paste and ketchup, we've developed Frumaco Tomatech, a triple effect evaporator with a capacity of 250 tons/day of treated tomato. It features a semi-barometric condenser and water cooling towers.
Sauce: dices addition and dearation
Cubomatic is a dicing machine with high capacity designed to peel and dice tomatoes in one only operation. It can produce tomato dices with size 14, 16 or 18 mm.
Sterilization and filling
STTH sterilizer is a tube in tube heat exchanger (with four concentric pipes) suitable for the treatment of tomato paste.
After sterilization, the tomato paste can be filled in aseptic bags kept in drums or boxes of various sizes between 5 to 1000 kg. Depending on the thickness of the final product, the aseptic filler can be equipped with 1″ or 2″ filling head.