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Industrial French Fry Production Equipment Line

Get high-volume production from high-quality equipment and expertise

Vanmark receiving, washing, peeling, and hydrocutting equipment has been used by the largest brands for decades to make top-quality french fries hour after hour, day after day, year after year..

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French fries cut on a Vanmark Compact Hydrocutter System

A Step Above the Rest

Vanmark’s best-in-class equipment is built for the things fries processors care about:

Higher Volume

Automating production increases capacity – allowing you to make more fries and get additional orders.

Improved Sanitation

Our complete stainless steel design and mostly tool-less changeouts make sanitation easy and reduce downtime.

Less TCO

Our equipment is designed durably to run over long production runs for years. Limited wear parts protect your long-term bottom line.

Customer Dedication

At Vanmark you're more than a customer. We collaborate with you every step of the way, bringing decades of expertise to align with your specific product and operation knowledge.

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Learn the basics of hydrocutting so you know if it's the solution for you and if so, what to look for in a solution and OEM partner. 

French Fry Production Equipment Line

Vanmark french fry processing equipment supports large-scale receiving, washing, peeling, and cutting processes. Our equipment integrates with other processes, such as optical sorting, seasoning, freezing, and packaging. Each equipment line is custom configured to your plant, layout, production volume, and product mix. See a sample french fry production process below.
 

 

 

  1. Receiving: Bring potatoes into the plant and prep them for processing with Bulk Bin Storage Systems, flume systems, vertical augers, and more. 
  2. Washing & Peeling: Wash, rough scrub, peel, and repeel on our best-in-class continuous abrasive peelers. 
  3. Transferring: Move product efficiently from process to process with dumpers, even feeders, spreaders, and more.
  4. Cutting: Our durable Lamina and Compact hydrocutting systems consistently cut potatoes into fries of various sizes and patterns.

Explore Equipment by Process

We manufacture best-in-class equipment for the following processes within French fry manufacturing and regularly partner with other OEMs that fulfill the rest. You get the best line of equipment possible and a seamless project from discovery to installation and beyond.

A batch of fresh potatoes.

Washing

Remove rocks, dirt, and debris while thoroughly washing products with minimal damage using Vanmark washing equipment.

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A batch of freshly peeled potatoes.

Peeling

Our continuous abrasive peelers help you finish wash potatoes – fully removing peel and maximizing yield. 

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Freshly cut potatoes for french fries.

Cutting

Get high-rate production, durable and automatic operation, and accurate cuts from our hydrocutter systems.

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A large batch of clean potatoes.

Storage & Transferring

From the moment your potatoes arrive onsite, our conveyors and storage solutions ensure efficient and damage-free handling.

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Best-in-Class Equipment and Unmatched Expertise

Vanmark moving spray bar CIP System cleans its peeler brush rolls

Reduce Water Usage by Up to 90%

Potato processing demands extensive water use and treatment. We’re focused on conserving fresh water by creating solutions that separate starch and solids and reduce water sent for treatment on our two largest systems—Peeler/Scrubber/Washers and the Lamina Hydrocutting System. 

Incorporate these sustainability solutions into your operation and reduce freshwater usage by up to 90%. Learn more

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Vanmark Quality & Expertise

Our french fry equipment demonstrates our commitment to excellence through 
its impressive performance and durability. We only use high-quality stainless steel, premium components, and rigorous testing to ensure unwavering reliability.  

Vanmark french fry processing machines prioritize ease of operation and maintenance. They include many features that optimize your production and product handling.
 

 

Find the French Fry Processing Equipment that’s Best for You

Vanmark equipment has been proven in french fry processing for decades. Our machines are durable, sanitary, and easy-to-maintain - enabling fries manufacturers to increase production, improve efficiency, and grow their business. Choose from our full machine catalog below or contact us to configure a system or solution just for you.

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Automatic Rock Remover

Effectively remove rocks and non-floating debris from your product line – minimizing equipment damage.

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Bulk Storage Bin System

Get short-term bulk storage of potatoes and produce in receiving with flexible, modular design and gentle product handling. Learn more now.

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Compact Hydrocutter System

Cut food products like French fries, pickles, apples, and peppers in an industrial compact hydrocutter system. Learn why the largest food brands trust Vanmark.

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Crate Dumper

The Crate Dumper unloads your product containers quickly, improving your production and efficiency without compromising quality.

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Dumper Hopper

The compact design puts a Crate Dumper on top of a Metering Hopper, saving floor space.

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Even Feeder Conveyor - 1415

Efficiently meter and feed dry product flow into your processing line with the Even Feeder Conveyor 1415 model. Optimize production rates and performance.

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Even Feeder Conveyor (Series 4500)

Meter and feed wet product into your downstream processing line – optimizing production rates and performance.

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Even Feeder Conveyor - 1405

Achieve consistent, precise dry product feeding flow with the Even Feeder Conveyor Model 1405. Match the rate of our Peeler/Scrubber/Washer 1826 model.

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Floor Load Crate Dumper

Unload product containers from a forklift or pallet jack quickly and easily without compromising safety or traffic.

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Flume Systems

Transfer product over long, winding distances while separating dirt and debris and gently cleaning product.

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Hex Roll Spreader

Remove undersized product, debris and excess water and spread your product into a single layer with Vanmark's Hex Spreader.

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Hydrolift

Elevate high volume of product and transfer it along your process while saving valuable floor space.

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Hydrolift Destoner

The Hydrolift Destoner simultaneously rinses product and removes rocks, while lifting it up the vertical auger to the next step of your potato processing line. Learn more now.

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Inspection Conveyor

Feed heavy-duty product flow into your inspection area. Improve production rates and inspection performance with a customized inspection conveyor belt.

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Lamina® Hydrocutting System

Get consistently accurate cuts for French fries, pickles, carrot sticks, and more. Trusted by the largest food manufacturers for their high-volume processing.

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Metering Hopper

Control processing line flow with accurate metering and always ensure smooth transfer through the entire process.

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Orienting Roll

Transfer product single file in preparation for slicing using two spiral-wrapped rollers. Drastically improve performance and efficiency.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer CIP System

Reduce water usage, manual cleaning, and downtime by cleaning the peeler beds and rolls during production and at sanitation with a moving CIP spray bar.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 1820

The 1820 model washes and peels potato and produce for those looking to automate. Its compact, yet high-quality design continuously operates up to 4,000 lbs/hr.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2420

Specifically for smaller capacities, the 2420 model washes and peels a wide range of products effectively and efficiently.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2600

The 2600 model washes and peels potato and produce effectively in a durable design with simple controls. Automate and improve your processes.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2820/2822

The 2820-2822 model washes and peels food products for the largest, around-the-clock operations. Get reliable operation at up to 20,000 lbs/hr.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2920/2922

Wash and peel products in the 2920/2922 models that are specifically designed for large scale, around-the-clock operations.

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Peeler/Scrubber/Washer – 2940

The 2940 model washes and peels small diamater food products like carrots and nuts. Get even peeling and clean product.

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Transverse Washer

Achieve thorough dry debris removal or wet scrubbing in a short distance with Vanmark's Transverse Washer. Spread product in a single layer quickly.

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Vine Remover

Add the Vine Remover to your potato receiving line to remove 80% of the vines before processing.

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Waste Separating Auger

Filter solid waste out of process water from our Peeler/Scrubber/Washers – reducing waste to the drain system and resulting water treatment costs.

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Water Reclamation System

Clean and recirculate process water from up to three abrasive peelers in a skid-mounted closed-loop system. Reduces water usage by up to 90%.

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Other Food Applications

A fresh batch of potato chips.

Chips

We have 60 years of expertise manufacturing machines tailor-made for potato chips - from receiving to washing and peeling. Processors big and small use our equipment worldwide.

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Fresh potatoes.

Potatoes

Whether you're making chips, fries, or other co-products, our machines help you automate and increase production. Our experienced team makes sure you get the best solution for your needs.

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