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Complete lines for the production of fruit jams

The complete lines for the production of fruit jams are designed to automate and optimize the entire process, from the preparation of the fruit to the packaging of the final product.

A common fruit jam production line is described below:

  1. Reception and selection of fruits: Fruits are received at the processing plant and undergo an initial inspection to discard those that are damaged or in poor condition.
  2. Washing and disinfection: Fruits are washed and disinfected to remove dirt, chemical residues and unwanted microorganisms.
  3. Peeling and pitting: If necessary, some fruits are peeled and pitted. For example, in the case of fruits such as apples or pears, the skin and seeds are removed.
  4. Cutting and mashing: The fruits are cut into small pieces or mashed to facilitate cooking and forming the jam.
  5. Cooking: The fruits are cooked in large boilers or tanks with sugar, allowing the formation of a viscous mixture that will become the jam.
  6. Addition of pectin and citric acid: To achieve the characteristic texture of the jam, pectin and citric acid are added.
  7. Mixing and homogenization: The mixture is homogenized to ensure that the pectin and citric acid are distributed evenly.
  8. Pasteurization: Jam undergoes a pasteurization process, which involves heating it to specific temperatures to kill microorganisms and ensure food safety.
  9. Filling: Hot jam is packed in sterilized jars or glass containers. This is done using filling and sealing machines.
  10. Labeling and coding: Labels with product information are applied and containers are coded with expiration dates and lot codes.
  11. Chilled: The containers are cooled to hermetically seal the jam and prolong its shelf life.
  12. Quality inspection: A visual quality inspection is carried out to detect any defects in packaging or the product.
  13. Packaging: The jam jars are grouped in boxes or packages for later distribution.

Complete lines for the production of fruit jams can be highly automated and are designed to guarantee quality, safety and efficiency in the manufacturing of these products. The specifications and selection of machinery will depend on the type of fruit and the varieties of jam that are desired to be produced.

The industrial machinery used in jam production is designed to process fresh fruits into jam, jelly or jam. Here are some of the common machines used in jam production:

  1. Fruit Washing and Sorting Machines: These machines are used to clean and sort fresh fruits before processing. They help eliminate impurities, dirt and other contaminants.
  2. Destemmers and corers: To remove stems, leaves and cores from fruits before cooking.
  3. Cooking Machines: Fruits are cooked in special equipment that may include cooking tanks or vacuum boilers. During cooking, the fruits soften and mix with sugar and other ingredients to form jam.
  4. Crushing and pulping machines: They are used to crush or separate the pulp from cooked fruits to obtain a uniform consistency.
  5. Deaeration systems: They eliminate air trapped in the jam during the cooking process, which contributes to better product quality.
  6. Jam canners: These machines fill jars or containers with hot jam and apply tight lids or vacuum sealing.
  7. Cooling tunnels: Cooling tunnels are used to quickly cool filled containers of jam, helping to retain freshness and prolong the shelf life of the product.
  8. Labelers and encoders: Machines that apply labels with product information, expiration dates and lot codes.
  9. Quality inspection machines: Visual inspection and quality control systems to verify that jam containers meet quality standards.
  10. Mixing and homogenizing equipment: To guarantee a uniform distribution of the ingredients in the jam.
  11. Dosing machines: To measure and add ingredients such as sugar, citric acid or pectin.
  12. Autoclaves: They are used to sterilize jams to prolong their shelf life and ensure food safety.
  13. Cooling and storage systems: To cool and store finished products before distribution.

Industrial machinery for jam production is designed to ensure the efficiency and consistency of the production process. Choosing the appropriate machinery will depend on the type of jam being produced and the scale of production. Investment in high-quality processing technology is essential to maintain both food product quality and safety.

Starting from specific specifications in each case, we carry out the design and comprehensive production of Complete Lines that cover the specific needs of each client. Tell us about your needs and we will carry out a personalized project that adapts to your requirements. If you wish, we can work together from the beginning of the activity, renew your equipment or adapt to your new needs. Together, we are stronger. Each Project is unique and personal. Our capacity and experience enable us to tackle any possible project within the Food sector.