© Handtmann

Manufacturing & Technology

Handtmann Machinery Produces 3,000 Sausages With Alginate Casing Per Minute

The Handtmann ConPro technology offers the possibility of producing varieties of cocktail sausages in alginate casing in a continuous co-extrusion process in an edible, vegan alginate casing. Alginate is a long-chain carbohydrate, which is extracted from brown algae. Alginate gels can be produced across a wide range of temperatures and pH levels, they are insoluble in water, heat-stable and can therefore be blanched, smoked and dried. Handtmann ConPro technology offers the continuous production of a sausage strand coated with alginate gel using two vacuum filling machines connected via a co-extrusion head. One vacuum filling machine pumps the filling product that the sausage strand is produced from, while the second feeds the alginate paste that subsequently forms the sausage casing. The Handtman ConPro system KLSH 153 …


Handtmann show to shopper

© Albert Handtmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG

Company News

German Manufacturer Handtmann Upcycles Trade Fair Banners Into Shopping Bags

The family-owned company Handtmann, of Biberach, Germany, says it has been committed to developing alternatives in food processing and resource-conserving product concepts for over two decades. This includes hybrid, vegan and vegetarian products. Handtmann regularly exhibits its machine solutions and food concepts at numerous events and trade fairs. The company explains how it has upcycled its trade fair banners as part of its sustainability strategy; the Handtmann “FROM SHOW TO SHOPPER” project converts the trade fair banners into shopping bags in an upcycling process developed by RECICLAGE, a textiles company specialising in this field. The manufacturer produces its handmade products at its headquarters in Alzenau. “Our mission is to create unique one-of-a-kind items from recycled materials and to thus ensure a responsible use of resources,” …


Handtmann_vegan Tex-Mex bites

Vegan Tex Mex Bites ©Handtmann

Fairs & Events

Handtmann Reports Success at IFFA, Showcasing Vegan Tex-Mex Bites

Handtmann showcased a variety of innovations at the IFFA Exhibition and looks back at its most successful event. The company achieved the best trade fair result in its history during the IFFA fair. “We are very pleased that we were able to achieve the best result in our company history with a trade fair turnover of around 19 million euros. It is also affirmation for us that our strategy for the future and our partnerships for line solutions and food innovation are meeting the needs of the times and the industry. “We offer our customers, whether artisan or industrial, integrated solutions and thus not only support them, but are also their partner and source of inspiration in an extremely dynamic and challenging environment,” says Harald …


handtmann-vegan-forming system

©Handtmann Group

Manufacturing & Technology

Handtmann to Present Latest Technologies From Product Preparation to Packaging at Anuga Tec

The Handtmann Group will present the latest technologies for manufacturing a wide variety of food products at Anuga FoodTec under the motto ‘WE TURN IDEAS INTO SOLUTIONS’ in Hall 6 Stand B010/C019. The modular solutions offer scope from start-up to fully automated, highly industrial performance production, optionally from product preparation to transfer to the packaging solution. In the area of product preparation, the Handtmann Inotec BC140iT-300 automatic process unit and the VarioMix mixer will be on display. These universal process units can be used for simultaneous heating, cooling, mixing, crushing and emulsifying of solid, paste-like and liquid products. The all-rounders are perfect as stand-alone machines, but can also be easily integrated into modern, complex production processes. The Biberach-based company will be presenting numerous solutions for …


Handtmann Customized Solutions


Manufacturing & Technology

Food Tech Solutions Leader Handtmann Launches Customized Service

German food production company Handtmann has launched Handtmann Customized Solutions to provide individual approaches to food production systems. The new service offers Handtmann’s technically sophisticated system solutions applied to specific customer requirements. Following the Handtmann motto “My idea. My solution”, the new Customized Solutions approach will develop specific processes needed for individual production – from product preparation through to packaging. The company now aims to address individual needs and special requirements with even more flexibility.  One of the world’s leading providers of solutions for portioning, dosing, forming, and co-extruding, Handtmann works with small-scale producers and start-ups as well as medium-sized companies and industrial enterprises globally. The Customized Solutions service shows how Handtmann series production machines can be extended and modified in a variety of ways …