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NEW: Dice, strip and slice cutting machine KUJ HC-220
High capacity of up to 8 tons per hour: For cutting large quantities of vegetables, fruit and other food into cubes, strips or slices.
Fruit Logistica 2023
Visit us: In the new hall 1.1, stand B-21. As you are used to from KRONEN, we present innovations, new products and classics - live and in function.
NEW: HELICAL washing machine HEWA 3800
Optimized in terms of hygiene and cleaning: Innovative washing system for up to 2.5 t/h salad, vegetables and fruit
NEW: Manual pineapple chunk cutter MPC 100
Pineapple chunk cutter as a manual tabletop model: For lightning-fast cutting of punched and cored pineapple cylinders into uniform pieces.
Innovative processing line for up to 2 t/h
Networked, fully automated plant for weighing, sorting, washing and drying salad leaves - e.g. baby leaf or mixed salad - and leafy vegetables.
What do you want to process?
At KRONEN, we are close to our customers - and know the industries, products and their requirements exactly. We have been working with a boundless fascination for the food industry for over 40 years.
Training start: September 2023
We want you. Join our team! We have been training in-house for over 20 years - and offer excellent prospects for the future. Just take a look at what other trainees are saying about us.
Customized solutions
In addition to our high quality standards, one of our greatest strengths is our ability to respond flexibly and efficiently to the individual needs of our customers and to provide them with custom-fit solutions.
In-house production of knives
Since 2022, knives made in the company’s own production have been supplied. Thanks to the new WS Edelstahltechnik division, KRONEN has the expertise in-house, at the Achern site.
Research
We see ourselves as a workshop of ideas that delivers innovative, custom-fit solutions for the benefit of our customers. To this end, we are also researching solutions with our partners that are completely new to the market.
SMART Solutions
It is about networking machines in production: For more productivity, flexibility, quality and safety. “SMART Solutions” are communication-enabled machines and processing lines.
Cutting machine for dices, sticks, and slices KUJ HC-220 for cutting large quantities of vegetables, fruit, and meat – large capacity, precise cuts, even with the tiniest of dices, strips, and slices, even with delicate products
KRONEN at the Fruit Logistica 2023
KRONEN: innovative, fully automatic processing line for salad and leafy vegetables
KRONEN processing/food technology: tailor-made solutions
KRONEN: in-house knife production
KRONEN research & development
KRONEN SMART Solutions: networking of machines in production: for more productivity, flexibility, quality and safety – machines and processing lines that are able to communicate with one another (Industry 4.0)
The Crown of Freshness

Welcome to KRONEN: Innovative food technology from Kehl for the world

As a family-run company, we stand for innovative food technology with our highly qualified employees and over 40 years of industry know-how - worldwide. The quality claim and the unrelenting endeavor for the best possible solution are experienced every day at KRONEN. It is particularly important for us at KRONEN that the fresh foodstuffs that are processed in our machines and systems are also of optimum quality after processing. In this sense, KRONEN stands for safety, hygiene and a long shelf life of fresh food.

More than 130 members of staff now work at KRONEN and we are personally there for our customers with agencies in more than 80 countries and supply our solutions to around 120 countries. 

About KRONEN

Our solutions - machines & processing lines:

Cutting
KUJ HC-220 cube, strip & slice cutting machine
High capacity of up to 8,000 kg per hour: for cutting large quantities of vegetables, fruit and other food into cubes, strips or slices. Even large products with a diameter of up to 220 mm are processed with the highest cutting quality.
  • Automatic
Disinfection, Washing, Mixing
HEWA 3800 washing machine with vibration or belt outfeed
A universal washing machine optimized with regard to hygiene and cleaning. For the continuous pre-washing, washing, disinfection and treatment of both cut and whole lettuce, vegetables, herbs and fruit, among others.
  • Capacity from 100 to 2,500 kg/h
  • Wet disinfection
Disinfection, Washing, Drying, Mixing, Facilitate, Weighing
Processing line for lettuce and leafy vegetables
A networked, fully automated system for weighing, sorting, washing and drying salad leaves – e.g. baby leaf or mixed lettuce – and leafy vegetables: For maximum hygiene and efficiency, gentle processing and high product quality.
  • Automatic
  • Wet disinfection
  • Continuous
Cutting
MPC 100 manual pineapple chunk cutter
Manual pineapple chunk cutter MPC 100 from KRONEN for lightning-fast cutting of punched and cored pineapple cylinders into uniform pieces.
  • Manual
Drying
K850 drying system
By means of a large-volume centrifuge with a diameter of 850 mm, the fully automatic, continuously operating unit is used to dry cut lettuce and whole leaves as well as cut fruit and vegetables. The system sets new standards in terms of hygiene.
  • Continuous
Disinfection, Washing
GEWA AF pre-washing machine with belt outfeed
With the innovative "Active Flume" washing system, floating products are pre-washed without additional mechanical stress, and the product flow is standardized. The GEWA AF sets new hygiene standards and reduces water consumption. It is ideally combined with a GEWA XL or GEWA 5000 in a processing line.
  • Capacity from 500 to 5,000 kg/h
  • Wet disinfection
Drying
KS-100 PLUS vegetable and lettuce spin-dryer
As the top model of the KRONEN vegetable and lettuce spin-dryers, the KS-100 PLUS offers an ergonomic design, a counter-rotating centrifuge cycle and 99 program memory locations for the efficient drying of lettuce, vegetables, fruit and many more food products.
  • Batch
Cutting
GS 10-2 belt cutting machine
Used in thousands of applications, successful worldwide: the multifunctional machine cuts almost all food products – including lettuce, vegetables and fruit, of course - effectively, precisely and gently.
  • Automatic
Peeling, Cutting
AS 6 apple peeling and slicing machine
The multifunctional machine is optimized for peeling, coring, wedging and slicing apples – quickly, safely and for high capacities.
  • Knife-peeling
  • Semi automatic
Packaging
FLEX L packaging machine
The FLEX L is suitable for continuous packaging of free.flowing food and other products, integrated into production lines. Bags with a maximum width of 350 mm are produced at a high working speed.
  • Width 75–350 mm
Disinfection, Washing, Mixing
GEWA XL washing machine with belt outfeed
The high-performance washing machine is used for the continuous pre-washing, washing, disinfection and treatment of lettuce, vegetables, herbs and fruits, among others. It sets new standards in terms of hygienic design and cleaning. The GEWA XL is positioned in the processing line upstream of a drying system such as the K850 and can be combined with a pre-washing machine such as the GEWA AF.
  • Capacity from 500 to 5,000 kg/h
  • Wet disinfection
Disinfection, Cutting, Drying, Facilitate, Weighing, Packaging
Processing and packaging line for fruit and vegetables
A semi-automatic complete system for cutting, disinfecting, treating, dewatering, weighing and packaging fruit and vegetables: for more efficiency, gentle processing and high product quality
  • Semi automatic
  • Wet disinfection
Disinfection
UVC Lock disinfection lock
With UVC surface disinfection, packaging materials, tools and food products are disinfected quickly and reliably – in a dry process without heat exposure or unwanted additives and residues.
  • Dry disinfection
Preparing, Facilitate
RVT 20/25 roller sorting table
The roller sorting table can be used to sort raw products or check the peeling and cutting quality of processed whole products. As the products rotate, they can be visually inspected from all sides.
Mixing, Facilitate, Weighing
KWT 16 weighing platform
A compact personnel platform for the ergonomic and precise weighing and filling of bags in combination with the GKS packaging machines FLEX M and FLEX L. Ideal for use for bulk products of all kinds: vegetables, lettuce and non-food items.
  • Semi automatic
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Cutting machine for dices, sticks, and slices KUJ HC-220 for cutting large quantities of vegetables, fruit, and meat – large capacity, precise cuts, even with the tiniest of dices, strips, and slices, even with delicate products
KRONEN processing line for salad and leaf vegetables up to 2 t/h: connected, fully automated line for weighing, sorting, washing and drying salad – e.g. baby leaf or mixed salad – as well as leafy vegetables
Manual pineapple chunk cutter MPC 100 from KRONEN for lightning-fast cutting of punched and cored pineapple cylinders into uniform pieces.
K850 drying system from KRONEN: large-scale centrifuge plant for up to 5 t/h – for products including salad (salad mixes, lamb’s lettuce, iceberg, rucola etc.), herbs, spinach, cut vegetables (e.g. carrots and cabbage) as well as fruit and mushrooms
Prewashing machine GEWA AF from KRONEN: prewash floating, particularly leafy products (salad and vegetables) without mechanical stress and absorb production peaks – up to 5 t/h
Spin-dryer for spinning cut vegetables, salad, fruit, caviar or tinned products for industrial food processing.
Belt cutting machine GS 10-2 for the perfect and gentle cutting of salad, vegetables, fruit, herbs, vegan substitute products, meat, cooked meats, fish, bakery products, cheese and nuts in industrial applications.
Apple peeling and cutting machine AS 6 from KRONEN for peeling, coring and dividing apples
FLEX L packaging machine for the continuous packing of salad, vegetables, fruit and other products in pillow bags (further bag shapes available as options).
The washing machine GEWA XL from KRONEN is setting new standards in hygiene – wash extremely large capacities effectively, gently and economically: cut and whole products (salad, vegetables, herbs, fruit etc.) up to 5 t/h.
KRONEN processing and packaging line for fruit and vegetables (apples, pears and quince as well aseggplant , potatoes, and onions) up to 750 kg/h
With the UVC Lock disinfection lock from KRONEN, the surfaces of packaging material, tools and food products are disinfected quickly and safely in a dry process, without heat, undesirable additives or residues
The roller sorting table makes efficient visual product inspection possible for raw goods or checks on the peeling and cutting quality of whole products.
Weighing platform KWT 16 from KRONEN for the semi-automatic, ergonomic mixing, weighing and filling of pourable food and other products in representative bags


Here for you personally, worldwide
Our sales team in Germany and in the USA as well as our KRONEN representatives in over 80 countries guarantee comprehensive consulting and service - all over the world.

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Careers at KRONEN

We at KRONEN are always looking for committed new team colleagues. And we have been training motivated junior staff for many years. Break new ground with us now and become part of the KRONEN team!