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Brecon-based Firm Invest in New Equipment to Meet Rising Demands


A leading supplier of ingredients and ready-to-eat products has invested in a batch of new equipment to meet growing demand for its product range.

Brecon-based Beacon Foods has installed a new D C Norris 1,000 litre S2C Static jet cook kettle, DCN pump fill station and 1,000 litre DCN tumble chill.

The equipment is used to produce high quality dips, sauces, compotes, relishes, chutneys and preserves.

Beacon Foods, which has a longstanding business relationship with D C Norris, has been so impressed by the new equipment that the company has ordered two more kettles, a tumble chill and two vacuum coolers.

“Whilst reducing costs and production times, the system is easy to use and operator friendly, produces high quality products and enhances taste, texture and appearance,” said Beacon Foods process manager Robert Sweet. “It also gives our products the added advantage of increased chilled shelf life.”

Beacon Foods offers UK produced, bespoke recipes of ready to eat individual quick frozen (IQF) chargrilled and roasted vegetables.

The company’s ingredients go into thousands of products including sandwiches, ready meals, pizzas, soups, drinks and desserts. Customers include food manufacturers, food service, coffee shops, fast food chains and the travel and hospitality industries.

Business News Wales