DC Norris North America Installs 6, 650-Gallon Cooking Kettles for Artisanal Soup, Sauce, Meal and Marinade Producer Blount Fine Foods

Blount Fine Foods
DC Norris North America has installed the cooking kettles, manufactured by DC Norris at their UK headquarters, to help Blount Fine Foods continue its legacy of chef-quality ready-to-eat soups, sauces, and meals while keeping up with the demand that spans all 50 states. The efficiency of this equipment expansion allows Blount Fine Foods to further its commitment to energy conservation and sustainable business practices.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Michimich -- DC Norris North America is proud to have completed a recent project and installation for Blount Fine Foods, a premier producer of ready-to-eat artisanal soups, sauces, meals, and marinades. Blount generates over 450 million servings of premium soups each year.

To expand their production efficiency, safety, and capacity DC Norris manufactured 6, 650-gallon stainless steel cooking kettles fitted with the DCN Jet Cook steam system, braising bars, in-vessel high-shear mixers, lift-out agitators, and spray balls for CIP. In addition to the cooking kettles, DC Norris North America supplied the necessary companion equipment including tote bin lift and tip machines, a custom-manufactured operator access platform, and integrated Recipe Manager with full data capture. The combination of DCN automation and control still permits full flexibility of use, which allows Blount to retain their artisanal approach to cooking.

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About Blount Fine Foods:

Founded in 1880, Blount Fine Foods is a family-owned and operated manufacturer, marketer, and developer of fresh prepared foods. Blount's products include restaurant-quality, single-serve grab-n-go fresh soups, and entrées at retail, as well as entrées, side dishes, and a full line of mac & cheese for retail hot bars and restaurants. Many Blount products are also available with specialty certifications that include organic, gluten-free, and low sodium, among others. While best known for soup, the company produces hundreds of premium prepared food products for restaurants, institutions, retailers, and club stores in all 50 states. You can find Blount at a fine retailer near you by searching your location here: https://www.blountfinefoods.com/where-to-purchase or ordering online here: https://www.goldbelly.com/blount-soups.

Dick Smith, President of DC Norris North America remarked, "It's always a pleasure to provide equipment and expertise to a food producer with such a storied history and passionate, growing customer base. Blount Fine Foods manufactures some of the best soups I've tasted and it's remarkable that we can help them produce those at such a large scale given their exquisite, chef-crafted quality. We have always appreciated working alongside Blount and its team of experts."

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When asked, Nigel McGinn, Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations at Blount Fine Foods said that the reason he relies on DC Norris North America for equipment and production expertise is simple: "There's only one place to get the level of production expertise that a company with 142 years of innovation under its belt requires. That's DC Norris North America."

About DC Norris North America:

DC Norris has manufactured some of the largest food processing plants around the world and has earned a reputation for innovation, quality, and true partnership. For more than 50 years, DC Norris has led the globe in prepared food production solutions, expertise, and processing equipment. That time in the industry allows us to truly partner with and assist our clients through the process of designing, implementing, and installing processing systems that transform their businesses by resolving efficiency, safety, and yield challenges. Easy access to 50 years of global food production experience and know-how is the difference you can expect from DC Norris North America. And it's the difference that empowers our clients to make the right production equipment decisions the first time. To see our newly expanded equipment portfolio which incorporates BCH Ltd. and Marel and book a call with an equipment advisor, visit www.dcnorrisna.com.

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