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06.06.2023 - News article

KRONEN Customer Day 2023

Experience concentrated expertise in processing lettuce, fruit and vegetables – live and on location at KRONEN: on Friday, September 29 and at our Evening with KRONEN on September 28, we are inviting customers and interested visitors the opportunity to discover our facility in Kehl am Rhein.

After the last Customer Day in 2021 had to take place solely online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, KRONEN is inviting visitors to experience the event in person again this autumn at its headquarters in Kehl am Rhein, Germany: 

Participants from approximately 45 different countries are expected to attend the event in 2023. Invitations been sent out to both existing and potential customers, namely fresh-cut processing companies; convenience and ready-made meal manufacturers; large-scale kitchens and catering facilities; the frozen, dried and tinned food industry; producers of vegan products; and processing farms.

At its in-house exhibition on September 29, KRONEN will team up with its partners Synergy Systems, iWEIGH, GKS Packaging, sterilAir and Citrosol to present its latest solutions and its wide variety of well-established machines in an area covering around 2,300 square meters in its exhibition area and production halls in Kehl am Rhein.

Some of the solutions and machines that will be presented in live demonstrations in full product-processing operation include:

  • KUJ HC-220 cube, strip & slice cutting machine for cutting large quantities of fruit, vegetables and other foods into cubes, strips or slices, with a capacity of up to 8,000 kilograms per hour. The machine also processes large products with a diameter of up to 220 mm with the highest cutting quality
  • HEWA 3800 HELICAL washing machine: The universal washing machine has been optimized in terms of hygiene and cleaning. It is used for the continuous pre-washing, washing, disinfection and treatment of both cut and whole lettuce, vegetables, herbs and fruit, among others
  • K850 drying system: The fully automatic, continuously operating system uses its large-volume centrifuge with a diameter of 850 mm to dry cut lettuce and whole leaves as well as cut fruit and vegetables. The system sets new standards in terms of hygiene
  • Processing line containing machines such as two GEWA 4000B PLUS HELICAL washing machines and the K850 drying system
  • Robot-assisted avocado line
  • GS 10-2 and GS 20 belt cutting machines

Visitors will gain an insight into the workings of the company on guided tours of KRONEN’s production facilities.

The event will additionally again feature the KRONEN Forum with expert presentations on topical issues. All of the presentations will be held in English and simultaneously interpreted into German:

Furthermore, the event aims to give participants an opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere supported by its evening program of accompanying events.

  • To kick off the Customer Day the evening before the main event, on September 28, the Evening with KRONEN will be held in the Orangery of the Calamus-Areal in Kehl. After being welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine, visitors can look forward to culinary highlights and live music, as well as the presentation of the KRONEN Award.
  • To bring the Customer Day to a fitting close on Friday evening, September 29, participants are invited to join the KRONEN team at a celebratory event at the Oktoberfest held by the Europa-Park in Rust.

Stephan Zillgith, Managing Director, KRONEN:
“The industry will experience our new products and innovations and also find out what KRONEN plans to focus on in the future. At the same time, our Board of Management and the KRONEN team want to use the event to thank our customers for their excellent cooperation with our company.”

If you would like to receive more detailed information or are interested in participating in the event, please contact: or fill out our contact form.