For more than 50 years, food processors around the world have counted on Hughes Equipment as a strategic partner for innovative solutions for food processing equipment and systems. Processors rely on our machinery to produce top quality vegetables and fruit.
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Peeler/Scrubber and Peeler/Washer
The Hughes Equipment waterless peeler and scrubber for food processing systems improves yield and reduces water costs.
This unit peels potatoes, carrots and onions, and scrubs steamed potatoes, pretreated tomatoes, steamed beets and corn for chips and tortillas. We also offer a peeler/washer, featuring an all-hydraulic drive system.
Hughes Company has down-sized the standard husker design to offer a manually fed unit for fresh market corn or fresh frozen corn.
Additionally, the husker can be used to remove stems and trash from fruit (typically citrus
and apples), and vines, tops and trash from potatoes, beets, radishes, onions and carrots.
The Mixed Vegetable Distribution System from Hughes Equipment evenly and efficiently mix a variety of vegetables in food processing operations.
The system consists of variable numbers of hoppers, tote dumpers volumetric feeders, cluster busters, a collection conveyor, a mixing reel and an operator platform.