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ContinuTherm – Continuous Blancher, Fryer and Steamer

The Continuous Processing Solution for Ultimate Versatility

  • Background
  • Highlights
  • Applications
  • Brochure

Background

The ContinuTherm continuous food cooker has a solid screw agitator cooker and is a very versatile – it is a blancher cooker and fryer all in one. This industrial continuous cooking machine system is configurable for a broad range of products and cooking techniques. Some of these products include pasta, rice, meat crumblers, bacon bits, pizza toppings, vegetables, grains, meats and more. Techniques are uniquely adaptable for changing client requirements.


ContinuTherm Continuous Food Cooker Advantages

  • Efficient heat transfer
  • Reduced cycle times
  • High Yields
  • Improved food safety
  • Scalable, repeatable, consistent recipes
  • Sanitary design
  • Robust construction
  • Controlled flexible movement during thermal cycling
  • Application versatility
  • Blentech dedicated service & support
The ContinuTherm often allows customers to replace steam jacketed kettles in favor of a completely continuous, high efficiency system.

Highlights

Versatility Versatility is key for a successful continual food cooking and processing operation. Blentech strives to keep your commercial kitchen agile and flexible with the ContinuTherm and its Wok and Infinity Cooker counterparts.
  • Designed for product line expansion, growth, and flexibility
  • Wide range of application capabilities
  • Adaptable technology for changing client requirements
Control & Automation The continuous feed industrial blancher, cooker and fryer functionality of the ContinuTherm lends itself to flawless control and automation in the food processing atmosphere.
  • Completely automated solutions that simplify day-to-day operation
  • Historical process data collection & archiving systems
  • Precise process control for repeatable, scalable gold standard results.
Systems Integration
  • Mechanical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Process Development, and Project Management services for complete integration of:
    • Loading Systems
    • Material Handling Equipment
    • Product Transport Solutions
    • OEM Technology
    Food Safety
    • Uniform mixing and high efficiency heat transfer to ensure consistent temperature and eliminate the risk of undercooked product
    Longevity
    • Reduced thermal cyclic fatigue to extend Blentech equipment life over all competitors
    • Reduced spare parts, repairs, and maintenance requirements drive down overhead costs
    • Robust construction
    Cook Media Recycling
    • Process cook media filtration, re-circulation, and storage systems re-use, effectively utilize, and conserve energy during the cook process, driving down operating costs.
    Sanitary Design
    • Blentech continuous food processor equipment is designed to be sanitary, safe, and easily cleanable
    • Compliant withfood, biotech, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry guidelines for sanitary design and safety.
    • Ergonomic design to protect the health and safety of your industrial continuous cooking workforce.

Applications

Core Applications
  • Bacon Bits
  • Beef and Sausage Crumble Pizza Toppings
  • Vegetables
  • Legumes
  • Rice, Pasta, Specialty Grains
  • Meat, Poultry, Fish (diced, crumble, whole-muscle)
Extended Continuous Cooking Applications
  • Fried Rice (ContinuWok)
  • Fillings
  • Bone Tallow/Gelatin
  • Fried/Caramelized Onions
Modes of Continuous Food Processing Operation To ensure that the ContinuTherm is your most versatile industrial continuous cooking machine, it has 7 modes of operation, each suited to various applications.
  • Blanching
  • Water Immersion Cooking
  • Oil Immersion Cooking
  • Searing/Sautéing
  • Steeping
  • Par-hydration/Soaking
  • Browning/Caramelizing

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 technology and the cycle times exceeded our expectations! The robust construction of Blentech equipment is unparalleled..

Bruce Cihonski
of Tyson Foods

Blentech Gets Published!

Blentech is published in "Thermal Processing of Ready-to-Eat Meat Products."

By: Darrell Horn and Daniel Voit