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Mushrooms

From harvest to careful packing

Mushrooms are delicate products. Therefore, mushrooms require extra care to prevent damaging and to preserve high quality and great taste. Viscon specializes in the delicate handling of mushrooms, from harvest to careful packing.

With 45 years of experience in material handling equipment, and more than 25 years in the mushroom market, Viscon has acquired an unparalleled amount of knowledge and experience to assist you in your transition to further automation.

Offering automation solutions for

Automation

Whole Mushrooms

Fresh Mushrooms require specialized post-harvest automation, all of which Viscon has demonstrated experience and expertise.

Automation

Sliced Mushrooms

Our processing machines are suitable for slicing whole mushrooms into flat slices or equal wedges.

Automation

Preserved Mushrooms

Viscon invites you to discover all we have to offer in the automation of sorting, processing & packing of preserved and canned mushrooms.

Tim Huijben | Area Sales Manager

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Our expertise

Harvesting

Viscon offers a diverse range of harvesting systems. Our newly developed and patent pending system provides a more ergonomic way of harvesting and achieves higher harvest performance compared to traditional systems.

Slicing & Dicing

Slicing of mushrooms for the fresh market requires special techniques. Viscon provides mushroom slicing machines that meets the requirements for food safety. We provide you a uniform slicing and cutting thickness with minimum loss. Suitable to slice whole mushrooms into flat slices or equal wedges.

Weighing

Viscon provides various types of high speed check weighing lines. Developed with the latest in LED lights and new weighing techniques for faster and more accurate weighing, with minimal giveaway. Viscon also supplies linear weighing systems for sliced mushrooms.

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Packing

Viscon offers a wide range of packing machinery: horizontal & vertical flow wrappers, stretch film wrappers, ultasonic lid welding machines, topseal machines and machinery for closing clamshells or punnets with re-sealable lids. Viscon also provides labelling and case-packing machines for loading punnets in boxes or crates.

Palletising

Viscon’s palletising and de-palletsing solutions can process a diverse variety of boxes and various types of trays. These fully automated palletizing machines can be integrated with pallet strapping and/or wrapping units as well. Viscon supplies several unique buffer systems which enable many types of products to be processed through one palletizing unit.

Storage

Properly cooling and storing the mushrooms after harvest is key. Viscon supplies various automated storage systems which are functional for cold storage. Applicable to store, buffer and dispatch mushrooms from harvest to packed consumer ready product. Including the storage of all product carriers like boxes, trays & pallets.

Industrial washing

Viscon offers solutions for handling the entire cleaning and drying process of crates & pallets. Our washing machines are available in different configurations and can be expanded with a variety of filter systems, drying systems, several options as well as automated loading and unloading systems.

Traceability & control software

As part of our integrated solution, Viscon’s Factory Intelligence software gives you optimal control and management of your entire logistical process. This next generation of software intelligently integrates all automation functions. It offers product traceability and unlocks performance optimization. This allows our customers to get the most out of their production facility.

Handling mushrooms from harvest to careful packing is our specialty