Case Study Overview
Cornish Orchards is a craft cider company supplying the premium market with many award winning ciders. Their production requirements were ...
- Upgrade pressing and milling system to 6,000kg/hr
- Increase total tank capacity
- Bottle at 2,000 bottles/hr
- Tunnel pasteurise
We supplied, installed and commissioned a Voran automatic pressing/milling system, numerous Speidel tanks with individual capacities up to 58,000 litres, a CIMEC automatic bottling line with Vigo in-line carbonator, and STS automatic labelling machine and a tunnel pasteuriser.
Cornish Orchards is a craft cider company supplying the premium market with many award winning ciders and whole fruit drinks, including gold in The International Cider Awards.
In order to keep up with product demand and increase capacity, they made a large investment in upgrading their production facility.
We supplied, installed & commissioned a complete cider production system, consisting of a 6 tonne an hour pressing system (Voran BP1200 ExPress belt press and WAR65 wash mill with elevator); a large number of Speidel stainless steel fermentation tanks (maximum tank capacity 58,000 litres); a 2,500 bottle per hour CIMEC bottling line with rinsing, filling & capping functions; a Vigo 2000 litre/hr carbonator; a tunnel pasteuriser; and an S2/T3R labelling machine to apply 3 labels (front, back and neck label) with lot marker.
'Vigo have proved themselves over the years to providing an increasingly high level of service from advice through to design and supply. Equipment supplied by Vigo has been the foundation of successful growth of my company from hobby to a premium craft cider company now supplying national and world markets. I am very grateful for the assistance provided from the dedicated engineers, support staff and management over the many years we have worked together.'
Andy Orchards, former owner/founder, Cornish Orchards