About Baker Perkins
Throughout the world, shop and supermarket shelves are stacked with foods made on equipment supplied by Baker Perkins. In the bakery, biscuit, confectionery, snack and breakfast cereal sectors, many of the world's leading brands rely on technology supplied by Baker Perkins. This independent company operates from two sites in the UK and the USA.
The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete - from design through installation and commissioning to lifetime support.
Unit machines and production systems are based on over 100 years experience in the special techniques and requirements of our chosen industries. Baker Perkins' market leading position throughout the world is maintained by constant development of equipment and processes to provide customers with profitable new opportunities.
A range of services has also been developed to exploit the latest technology to maximise efficiency, and minimise cost of ownership of new and existing plant and processes.
Innovation Centres. Key parts of the company's resources, and its policy of support from initial concept to maximising plant performance, are the Innovation Centres where customers can develop new end products and processes without absorbing valuable production plant time.
Here, research and production scale equipment is available to enable customers to develop new products and processes, produce samples for test marketing, conduct feasibility trials and train staff: total confidentiality is assured.
Bakery expertise. Baker Perkins' market leading mixing and forming equipment is based on over 100 years experience of the specialist needs of high-output plant bakeries producing a wide product range. Other areas of expertise include baking, and there is specialist equipment for the production of niche products such as pizza.
Market leaders in deposited confectionery. Baker Perkins has almost a century of experience in the design, manufacture and commissioning of complete plants, with over 500 systems operational. They are used to make a wide selection, from hard candy, lollipops, butterscotch, milk boils and caramels to gum, fudge, fondant crèmes and jellies. Centre-fillings, multi-colours, stripes, layers, inclusions, sugar-free and sugar options are all available to bring variety and eye-catching appeal to the market place.
Biscuits, cookies and crackers and baked petfood. Baker Perkins has the largest installed base, the widest range of equipment and the greatest depth of resources for the supply of processing machinery. From dough mixing to ovens that harness the latest scientific technologies, the Baker Perkins capability covers every conceivable type of product and added-value option. As well as offering 'best-in-class' equipment for each key process stage, there is constant development of new end products and processes.
Cereal and snack. Baker Perkins' world-class cereal cookers, twin-screw extruders, flaking rolls and toasters make the company the preferred partner for market-leading manufacturers of high-value cereal products. Every type of breakfast cereal is produced, as well as health/breakfast bars and cereal based baby foods. Baker Perkins also pioneered end product development and process technology to meet the expanding and rapidly changing needs of the snacks market, particularly in the field of twin-screw extrusion.
Aftermarket services. Maintaining, upgrading and optimising the performance of existing equipment is the mission of the Aftermarket departments. Centres in the UK and USA provided replacement parts and service 24 hours a day, seven days a week - including services designed to meet the specific requirements of our customers. Examples include service contracts, benchmarking and process optimisation, inspection and measuring equipment, biscuit rolls and dies, and confectionery moulds.