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We had barely sat down for the interview when Michael Klee, founder and CEO of Klever Equipped, expressed how important it was that this profile be about the team and not him, even refusing a photo of himself alone in his office. “We do it together,” he said. “Not me alone.”

In a time where more […]

September 15th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Fessmann Continuous Line

At Klever Equipped, we are proud to work with one of the leading suppliers of continuous line smokehouses – Fessmann GmbH und Co KG (Germany). This company produces the most innovative and cutting-edge machinery used in the food processing industry. Founded in 1924 as a family business, it has now grown exponentially into a conglomerate […]

March 13th, 2017|Categories: Commercial Smokehouses, General News|Tags: |7 Comments

The Role of Fermentation in the Food Processing Industry

Fermentation is the process of converting carbohydrates to alcohol or to organic acids using microorganisms, such as yeasts or bacteria. This process takes place when there are beneficial bacteria present that break down the starch and sugars in the food. As the microorganisms divide, lactic acid is formed, which stops the growth of bad bacteria. […]

January 11th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |6 Comments

The Cost of Carbon in the US and Canada

“The cost of doing nothing is much, much higher than the cost of going forward and reducing greenhouse-gas emissions”, said Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne earlier this year. Recently, Canada’s industries have been facing stricter regulations concerning their CO2 emissions. It’s becoming mandatory for companies all over Canada to work on improving their carbon footprint. Not […]

November 29th, 2016|Categories: General News|3 Comments

Intensive Cooling in the Meat Industry

Intensive chillers are an important part of the food processing industry. Their main purpose is to cool down heat-treated products to packing temperature. The chilling process works as follows. Immediately after products are treated with heat, they are cooled to a certain core temperature. This is done by first using water as a shower where […]

November 15th, 2016|Categories: General News|1 Comment