Product inspection for canned, frozen and convenience food

The trend towards convenience products – and increasingly discerning consumers, who expect food without quality issues – is growing. Our inspection systems reliably detect and eliminate contaminants, ensuring safe products and satisfied customers.

For decades, Sesotec has specialised in systems for industrial contaminant detection. We provide a technologically perfected range of metal detectors and X-ray scanners, which inspect already packed goods. Our machines and systems of course comply with the special hygienic requirements of the food industry and meet the prescribed standards for audits.

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Why is inspecting canned, frozen and convenience food important?

Whether it is HACCP, IFS, BRC or other standards, food producers require certification and undergo audits to meet the retail industry’s quality and safety requirements. Consumers expect high-quality products. Goods containing contaminants and which leave the factory can trigger very costly recalls that tarnish a company’s reputation.

 

What kinds of contaminants can appear in canned, frozen and convenience food?

Raw materials can be one source of organic and inorganic contaminants. Machine wear and careless staff are other potential sources. Typical contaminants include the following:

  • Stones
  • Metal parts, metal slough
  • Glass splinters
  • Plastics
  • Wood



What products can be inspected?

Our contaminant detection and sorting systems are used for a wide range of applications. Here are some examples that, depending on the nature of the product, can be inspected or sorted:

  • Instant meals
  • Microwave meals
  • Frozen fish fillets
  • Frozen pizzas
  • Peas
  • Green beans
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Peppers
  • Carrots
  • Corn
  • Cauliflower
  • Mushrooms
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Mixed vegetables
  • Gherkins
  • Apple pieces
  • Olives

Where and how do manufacturers of canned, frozen and convenience food use our machines?

Our metal detectors and X-ray scanners are suitable for a wide range of production steps and process stages, from receiving to the final inspection of already packaged products. The choice and ideal placement of a particular type of machine depend on the specific circumstances. We would be happy to advise you and help you find the best solution for your needs!

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