Leading food processing equipment manufacturer FOODesign, a tna company, has launched the immerso-cook® 16 direct-fired fryer range. Ideal for chips, snacks, prepared foods, meat, poultry and seafood, and battered and breaded products, FOODesign’s immerso-cook 16 continuous frying system optimises production, lowers operating costs and improves environmental performance.

The FOODesign immerso-cook 16 range of fryers features a belt feed system that can be customised for a wide range of foods to minimise the risk of product damage while optimising throughput speeds. To ensure product quality is not compromised by the waste typically associated with battered and breaded applications, the system’s base-mounted mesh belt conveyor continuously discharges debris to remove all waste from the fryer.

Through its innovative continuous oil filtration process, FOODesign’s immerso-cook 16 maintains the clean oil critical in delivering a high quality end product through particulate removal and fresh oil infeed. This prevents oil overheating and removes the potential for harmful fatty acids and free radicals to form and compromise finished product integrity.

FOODesign’s immerso-cook 16 also offers manufacturers precise temperature control and a high efficiency heat exchanger. This compact serpentine tube design reduces system footprint by increasing heat transfer to optimise the cooking process and deliver high quality, uniform products at rapid throughput rates.

For a flexible approach to total system design, FOODesign’s immerso-cook 16 can be integrated with other equipment such as batter and breading applicators and drum pre-dusters. Designed in heavy-duty stainless steel for ease of cleaning, servicing and maintenance, the immerso-cook 16 ensures compliance with food safety standards, keeps downtime to a minimum and features the latest in conveyor and control technology to give a long and efficient service life.

Joe Mistretta, general manager – FOODesign, said: “Our immerso-cook 16 range offers a heavy duty, highly efficient system that can be customised for a wide variety of applications and processing requirements. Together with our service-led approach, maintenance support and engineering knowledge, FOODesign’s immerso-cook 16 provides food manufacturers with a reliable and high performance system that meets their exact specification.”

FOODesign offers a complete line of speciality equipment accessories to optimise the design of its technology for a variety of industrial needs, including fines removal systems, steam hoods, oil demister units, potato slicing equipment and seasoning machinery. For more information on FOODesign’s wide range of food processing equipment and solutions, visit




Editor’s note:
For over 40 years, FOODesign (a tna company) has been a leading innovator in food processing equipment and solutions for the snacks, meat and poultry, prepared foods, confectionery and bakery industries. Headquartered in Oregon, U.S., the company designs and manufactures heavy-duty, precision-built cooking and processing systems, tailored to customers’ needs. Its high performance products include cooking and baking equipment, fryers, ovens, cooling equipment, seasoning and coating machines, bulk handling conveyors, distribution and storage systems, as well as controls system technology. FOODesign also offers a range of added-value services, including project support and maintenance to ensure optimal performance and maximum return on investment.

For further information, please contact: Joe Mistretta,
FOODesign Ltd., PO Box 2449, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070, USA. Tel: +1 503-685-5030
Email: [email protected] or visit:

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tna is a leading global supplier of integrated food packaging and processing solutions with over 7,000 systems installed across more than 120 countries. The company provides a comprehensive range of products including processing, coating, distribution, seasoning, weighing, packaging, metal detection and identification solutions. tna also offers a variety of production line controls integration & SCADA reporting options. tna’s unique combination of innovative technologies, extensive project management experience and 24/7 global support ensures customers achieve faster, more reliable and flexible food products at the lowest cost of ownership.

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