A FOOD PROCESSING DEVICE AND A METHOD OF PROCESSING FOOD

Fecha de publicación: 30/07/2021
Fuente: WIPO Meat
A food processing device comprising a feeding structure arranged for transport of food objects in a downstream direction from an inlet to an outflow of a flow path, the feeding structure comprising a first feeder comprising a transport auger arranged upstream a knife, and a second feeder arranged downstream a knife, a knife configured to cut the food objects in the flow path to provide a substance of sliced lumps, wherein the flow path defines an unhindered passage between the knife and the outflow to facilitate a free flow of the substance of sliced lumps away from the knife, an inspection unit configured to detect undesired objects in the substance of sliced lumps. The food object could be meat, fruit, or vegetables. The processing device provides an unhindered flow of the sliced lumps away from the knife which facilitates an easier inspection and removal of undesired objects from the lumps.