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Increase efficiency in dried fruit and vegetable production

Drying and sorting – two key steps in the dried fruit and vegetable process critical to producing a high quality product at the highest efficiency. Here, our industry-leading technologies can help you gain a competitive edge.

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Process solutions for dried fruit and vegetables

Add value to your dried fruit and vegetable process with industry-leading solutions in optical sorting and drying that allow you to increase productivity, energy efficiency and food safety while delivering excellent product quality. Our research, technology and unrivaled process knowledge can help you gain a competitive edge in an every-changing marketplace. And you can bring your processes to a new level with our training, energy audits, process and product development, and digital services.


Process technologies

Optical sorting

Optical sorting is essential in any processing operation. It helps you meet food safety requirements and achieve a purer quality of products. Our sorting equipment uses a range of technologies including cameras, lighting and machine learning software. It removes product defects and foreign materials by color, shape and texture,

Dried fruit applications can be graded by size and color, removing discolored, burnt or misshaped product to improve product quality. Hazardous foreign materials such as embedded pits, attached stems, sticks, stones, glass and plastic are removed with force using Bühler's intelligent ejector technology.

Read about the Sortex F

Drying and dehydration

Our drying and dehydrating systems treat your products gently while delivering the product requirements you need, all without compromising the flavor that nature intended.  From fruit and vegetable slices and chunks, to paste and puree, we can help you make fresh tasting snacks, value-added ingredients or co-products for food innovations.

Powerful platforms to boost productivity and yield

The way we run our production plants is changing. It is now more than automation. Our digital services are all about harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, analytics and connectivity of the web. All designed to boost your productivity and yields. 

Use the myBühler customer portal to access maintenance and customer service online 24/7. Link your plant to our IoT platform Bühler Insights and harness the power of artificial intelligence and analytics. Choose from a wide range of our digital services, all running on our IoT platform, Bühler Insights, to improve productivity, analyze product quality or monitor and control your plant when you are on the move.

We are also here to help and can advise how to go digital. Just get in touch.

Your benefits

Increase productivity, yields and quality

myBühler - 24/7 customer service

Gain access to a series of digital tools and resources to support you on and off the job. Order spare and wear parts, access machine manuals and complete many other maintenance tasks online.

Bühler Insights - harness the power of connectivity

Bühler Insights is our innovative IoT platform, which connects products, apps, analytics and services. It is designed to deliver enhanced safety, reliability, operational efficiency, sustainability and connectivity.

Digital services - improve quality and yields

Get ready for smart manufacturing. We offer a range of digital services delivered through Bühler Insights, our IoT technologies and integrated software, all designed to increase profitability and productivity.

Optical sorting for dried fruits and vegetables

The SORTEX F optical sorter, combined with SORTEX BioVision technology delivers outstanding performance by offering nut and dried fruit processors 4-in-1 detection of color defects, shell and foreign materials.

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13105 12th Avenue North
Plymouth MN, 55441