Fruit & Vegetables Processing

Helping you to produce high-quality products

Nobody’s going to buy a bruised apple – fruit and vegetables must be handled with care. But in order to turn a profit in this industry, it’s necessary to import and export in bulk.

And here we have the problem that’s hounded the fruit and vegetable industry for decades – how do you process huge quantities of products without compromising their integrity? How do you consistently deliver a high quality product to your customers without affecting on the high yields you need to break even?

We specialise in solutions

Having worked with numerous companies over the last 45 years in the fruit and vegetables industry, we’ve learned that, with the right bit of kit, anything’s possible.

We’ve got specialist equipment that can handle immense volumes while giving your products the care it needs. We’ve got systems that will screen your good apples from your bad apples, and systems that will boost your yields and add value to your products.

Vibratory Conveyors - Cox & Plant

Vibratory Conveyors

Cleaner, quieter, and more efficient – vibratory conveyors are better in every way. They include a 5 year warranty as well as ultra low cost of ownership and world class hygiene standards.

Storeveyors - Cox & Plant


A combination of a conveyor and a storage system. If your weighers are down and you are continuing to manufacturing the produce, you will need somewhere to store them.

Grading Conveyors - Cox & Plant

Grading Conveyors

Suitable for fines removal and slithers, broken, oversized, undersized, different fractions or otherwise unsatisfactory produce grading. These conveyors will guarantee that your products reach your high standards.

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Laning Conveyor

If your products won’t behave themselves on standard vibratory conveyors, lane conveyors might be just the innovation you need to streamline your processes and boost your efficacy.

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Incline Conveyors

Our innovative incline conveyors revolutionised the industry by removing spillage prone belt elevators.

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Spiral Elevators

Split your food production line across multiple levels with our vibratory spiral elevator or lowerator, save space and boost efficiency.

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Multihead Weighers

In our experience optimising the feed to a multihead weigher can lead to the fastest return on investment in the industries we work in.

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Crosshead Feeders

Synchronising with multihead weighing systems, cross head feeders are used to constantly distribute products into weighing machines and other systems.

Inspection Conveyors - Cox & Plant

Inspection Conveyor

Inspection conveyors evenly spread your product to ensure that nothing escapes the careful eyes of your quality control team.

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Inline Metal Detection

To accommodate wrap-around metal detectors we utilise a combination of polypropylene (under the metal detector) and stainless steel.  When metal is detected in your fresh fruit and vegetable production line a gate opens removing the rejected product in a split second.

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Dryer & Blancher Infeed and Outfeed

This process ensures that no product leaves the dryer with any significant moisture content which could be detrimental to the appearance and the shelf life of your finished product.

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Optical Sorter Infeed and Outfeed

The most critical element for any optical colour sorter is a metered mono-layer infeed, we can provide the full solution with reject conveyors and A grade salad product output.

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Hoppers, Buffers and Storage Vessels

We specialise in customised silos to meet your every fresh fruit and vegetable storage need and have designed and installed high quality food storage hoppers for hundreds of companies and industries across the globe.

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Metering Conveyor

Metering conveyors create an even feed as well as spread of product. This will guarantee a sustainable input of product across your production line.

Our Solutions

A proven ability to make businesses better

We’ve helped some of the biggest names in the fresh fruit and vegetable industry to revolutionise their production lines. We have a proven ability to make businesses better – less wasteful, more efficient, and more profitable.

So let us show you what we can do for you.

  • Save space
  • Boost efficiency
  • Reduce manpower
  • Increase running time
  • Boost ROI
  • Reduce health risks
  • Reduce heat generation

Want to find out more?

Our expert engineers can design a customised solution for any situation. Just tell us what we need and we’ll show you what we can do.
Call us now on +44 (0)1384 895 121.