An industry leading manufacturer of integrated processing systems.

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Applications Introduction

Blentech is an application driven company providing a range of solutions for the production of food, biotech, neutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic products.  We specialize in bringing innovative processing solutions to the market. 

Customer-focused consultations and product demonstrations determine process specifications, parameters, and application details that drive the design process. The final execution of our processing lines encapsulates our attention to every detail.

With the opening of our state-of-the-art test center in late 2014, Blentech invites existing and new clients to come to our facility and validate their applications on our permanent demonstration installations.  The new test center will be complete with an analytical/sensory lab for product evaluation and data collection.

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Ready Meals

Our clients know what makes excellent ready meals. Blentech specializes in process engineering, scale-up, improving process efficiency, and profitability.We deliver the success our clients seek combined with a deep understanding of the global ready meals marketplace.

Moving seamlessly from loading, chopping, sautéing, searing, cooking, simmering, emulsifying, cooling, discharging, and cleaning – we have your solution. Blentech scales kitchen sensibilities to blend process engineering and automation to create systems which always deliver the gold standard.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic, data-supported process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide value-added solutions for both domestic and international clients and help them achieve their vision. Our experience, technical expertise, and cultural diversity are applied to the needs of our clients with passion and enthusiasm.  With installations on 6 continents preparing premium ready meals, we’re confident that we have the solution for you.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous ready meal solutions
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Soups, Sauces, Slurries

Soups and sauces play an integral role in the comfort food repertoire of cultures all over the world.  Industry leading ready-to-eat soup and sauce producers work closely with Blentech as we provide reliable solutions that optimize low-to-high viscosity soup and sauce production.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic, data-supported process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

We offer and deliver a deep understanding of staged recipe construction: producing stock and preparatory sautéing of mirepoix/soffritto, caramelizing onions, cooking vegetables/meat/fish, staging ingredients for layered flavor development, liquid volume addition, emulsification for smooth textures found in classic sauces, and a variety of product cooling options.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous solutions for soups/sauces/slurries
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Fillings

Hand-held filled products have had a special place in many cultures for centuries. Blentech is your partner and specialist in the production and pasteurization of fillings for products including burritos, empanadas, pasteles Boricua, pastelillos, pot stickers, spring rolls, samosas, alcapurrias and sweet/savory pastries – just to list a few.We deliver the success our clients seek combined with a deep understanding of the filled products market.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

Our diverse team has an extensive amount of experience learning how to achieve the right flavors and textures for specialty cultural products on an industrial scale.  We are confident that Blentech technology can produce authentic fillings while streamlining and increasing the efficiency of your operations.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous solutions for fillings
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • Vacuum systems for concentration, reduction and rapid chilling
  • Patented ComboChill and Essence Recovery Systems. 
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Meat Massaging/Marinating/Chilling

The processed meat industry relies on technologies that effectively massage, marinate and chill meat and effectively prepare raw material for downstream processing.  Blentech is your partner and specialist in the massaging, marinating, and chilling of whole muscle, diced, and ground meat. We deliver the success our clients seek combined with a deep understanding of the processed meat products market.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Stable meat emulsions/blends
  • High % marinade retention
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

Our diverse team has extensive experience learning how to achieve the right flavors and textures for meat products on an industrial scale.  We are confident that Blentech technology can produce high-yield meat products while streamlining and increasing the efficiency of your operations.

Our Offering:

  • Batch solutions for meat marinating/massaging/chilling
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • Vacuum systems for concentration, reduction and rapid chilling
  • Cryogenic chilling
  • Vacuum marinating
  • Effective massaging/tenderizing
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Rice, Specialty Grains & Pasta

From ancient times to the present, the basic commodities of most diets of the world have been and continue to be rice and grains. Industry leading rice and grain producers work closely with Blentech because we provide innovative reliable solutions that optimize their production with the versatility to produce almost any grain in the world.

We understand the nuances of cooking rice and specialty grains, and as such offer fully automated batch systems and continuous processing lines that will handle soaking, washing, conveying, cooking, ingredient dosing, and cooling with one operator.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

Blentech offers both batch and continuous process formats.  The ContinuTherm features water bath cooking, while the HydraTherm and SteamTherm systems offer full-absorption continuous and batch cooking processes, respectively. Full absorption industrial cooking technology is one of Blentech’s most exciting innovations. We believe in sustainable industrial production practices beginning with the conservation of process utilities.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous rice/pasts/specialty grain solutions
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • Vacuum and gentle tumbling solutions for rapid chilling
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems
  • Steamed rice systems
  • Flavored/infused rice solutions
  • Complex rice entrees (e.g. biryani, risotto, pilau)
  • Sushi rice solutions
  • Water and energy recovery systems

Confectionary Foods

Blentech is your trusted counterpart in innovation and taking your confectionery product line to the next level.  Our highly versatile product line allows candy and confectionary food manufacturers the freedom to create while maintaining the quality and true essence of their brands.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

The art of candy and chocolate making is a delicate and precise chemistry and food science is just one technical field that we specialize in at Blentech.  With a strong team of food scientists and engineers, we know how to approach scientifically advanced products with our machines to ensure gold standard results.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous confectionary product solutions
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • Vacuum and jacket solutions for rapid chilling
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems
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Vegetables

Blentech is your partner and expert in the processing of vegetables for use in a wide array of products. We understand the importance of particulate integrity, time, temperature, and perhaps most importantly – texture, when preparing vegetables. Blentech delivers unique and innovative solutions to win market success and generate business wins for our clients.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

Our technology is designed for chopping, sautéing, blanching, stir-frying, braising and rapid cooling to set the naturally vibrant colors and retain the crisp texture present in properly cooked vegetables. We scale kitchen sensibilities to blend process engineering and automation to create systems thatdeliver the gold standard.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous vegetable processing solutions
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • Vacuum and jacket solutions for rapid chilling
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Jams/Jellies/Preserves

Industrial jam/jelly/preserve production requires tough solutions that work and deliver value consistently. Blentech technology is positioned perfectly for this market. We understand the chemical balance and precision that must exist between acidity, pectin, and sugar levels in order to make a successful jelly, jam, or preserve.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined Operations
  • High Yields
  • Reduced Footprint
  • Reduced Cycle Times
  • Lower Operating Costs
  • Improved Process Efficiency
  • Increased Quality

We offer automation solutions that allow the operator access to crucial analytical process information such as brix levels and pH during processing to ensure that the mix is balanced correctly prior to downstream processing. Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

We have invested our resources in developing vacuum cooking and essence recovery systems. Volatile flavor compounds are captured, condensed into a liquid that can be added back into the blend to boost the natural flavors without adding any additional moisture, thus keeping the pH and brix in balance.

Our Offering:

  • Batch solutions for jams/jellies/preserves
  • Built-in brix and pH analyzers
  • Vacuum systems for concentration, reduction and rapid chilling
  • Patented ComboChill and Essence Recovery Systems
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Cubed/Shredded/Ground Meats

Based on market demand for improved quality consistency and food safety, Blentech developed the evolutionary VersaTherm blending cooker. The result was improved processing efficiencies and product quality of meat products. The VersaTherm was a breakthrough in thermal processing, filling an industry void in the cooking of a wide range of viscous products, particularly ground meat. The success and rapid market acceptance of the VersaTherm firmly established Blentech as a leader in the thermal processing equipment industry and the sole supplier of many large restaurant chains seeking centralized production.  These partnerships continue to flourish.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

Blentech systems are designed for sautéing, searing, braising, and stewing meat and other ingredients for pulled and shredded meat products.  All of these processes can be accomplished on one Blentech machine. Blentech scales kitchen sensibilities and always delivers gold standard solutions to win market success and generate business wins for our clients.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous cooking of meat products
  • Patented ComboChill System
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

 

Processed & Analog Cheese Products

Blentech is your partner for equipment designed for processed and analog cheese and dairy products. Our thermal processors are ideal for a wide variety of dairy applications including, but not limited to batch and continuous production of processed cheese, analog cheese, and dairy-based sauces.  We offer thermal processing options that will allow our clients to build recipes, cook, emulsify, and cool in the same vessel.  Blentech scales kitchen sensibilities to blend process engineering and automation to create systems which always deliver the gold standard.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic, data-supported process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

We pride ourselves on providing value-added solutions in a global landscape and help our clients responsibly scale their operations. Our experience, technical knowledge, and in-house expertise are applied to the needs of our clients.  With installations on 6 continents preparing processedand analog dairy products, we’re confident that we have the solution for you.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous blending & cooking
  • Continuous folding/stretching/cooking (natural mozzarella)
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Dips/Spreads

Annual U.S. salsa sales are about $1.1 billion, more than twice those of flavored spreads like hummus, babaganoush, tapenades and other Mediterranean dips and spreads. Still, exotic spreads are growing at a 14 percent rate. Growing consumer demand for exotic savory and sweet flavors, and a focus on better-for-you (BFY) products has helped keep the market for dips and spreads growing and has kept business strong at Blentech.

Blentech is your leader in processing equipment for dips and spreads, specializing in salsa, hummus, cheese dips, and a variety of vegetable/legume-based products.  We offer both batch and continuous solutions for clients producing dips and spreads at varying throughput rates. Additionally, we offer high shear mixing and innovative continuous heat exchange options to process spreads, dips, and slurries transferrable by pump.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage.  Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes for optimization.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous cooking, blending, and high shear mixing
  • Continuous heat transfer options
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Pizza Toppings

Pizza is a world-wide comfort food ranking in the top 5 favorite foods in countless countries. In a recent survey conducted regarding the world’s favorite pizza toppings, sausage and bacon ranked within the top 5. Blentech is your specialist when it comes to the continuous production of bacon products and meat crumble pizza toppings.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage. Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes to maximize production and minimize quality issues.

With completely automated continuous bacon and pizza topping lines operating all over the world, we have honed our specialization in manufacturing and optimizing these systems for our clients. We offer fully integrated systems for raw ingredient blending, pumping, particulate forming, cooking, de-watering/oiling, and finished product transfer.

Our Offering:

  • Batch and continuous raw material blending
  • Continuous material handling
  • Continuous cooking of bacon products and pizza toppings
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems

Bacon Products

With the growing popularity of both artisanal and commercial bacon products, Blentech has the solution for responsibly scaling, streamlining, and increasing the process efficiency of your operations.

Blentech has developed a line of thermal processors with enough heat transfer capability to evaporate moisture and develop flavors quickly and economically. We specialize in the complete integration and automation of equipment for every stage of the bacon production process: particle reduction, raw material handling, cooking, de-oiling, rendered fat circulation/filtration/storage, finished product transfer, and filling.

Blentech Technology Advantages:

  • Streamlined operations
  • Food safety
  • High yields
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved process efficiency
  • High product quality

Our user friendly automation packages will simplify each process stage. Historian data collection systems enable the collection and archiving of key process parameters, allowing the user to make strategic process changes for optimization.

Our Offering:

  • Continuous bacon cooking lines
  • Continuous material handling at all stages of production
  • Rendered fat filtration/storage
  • Integrated de-oiling/de-watering systems
  • Complete automation
  • Integrated engineering services
  • P&ID development
  • Project management
  • Innovative cooling options
  • Historian process data collection
  • Lot tracking systems
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Trisco Foods purchased a VersaTherm from Blentech more than 10 years ago.
This cooker continues to provide peace of mind due to its intelligent design and robust construction.
Blentech continues to provide us with excellent service and communication.
Thank you Blentech!

Ian Tristram
Chairman Trisco Foods Group

Blentech has always been there for Amy’s when we need service and support of any kind. Early in our partnership, they understood our primary need for excellent particulate integrity and worked to deliver a solution that works for us and our needs. They fulfilled our requirements from a technical and process perspective. I expect to purchase more equipment from BlenTech in the future.

Bert Pires
Amy’s Kitchen

“We have found the Blentech cooker to be more versatile than our standard cooking kettles. Our yields and product quality are excellent with the Blentech and the cycle times exceeded our expectations! The robust construction of Blentech equipment is unparalleled.”

Bruce Cihonski
of Tyson Foods