For various applications, such as frozen food, grab-n-go, and pre-made meals, many food producers are looking for ways to package their food products. Over the past few years, these types of packaging have been in high demand. However, with the arrival of COVID19, the market has only exploded.
There are more and more pre-packaged foods available in supermarkets, restaurants, country stores, and other producers and sellers of food products.
It is likely that you have seen some changes to staples of the supermarket shopping experience if you have been there recently. It is no longer possible to “serve yourself” salads at many self-serve salad bars today. They have been replaced by prepackaged salads in plastic containers.
In order to prevent the virus from touching the food inside, more and more single items of produce are shrink-wrapped. Today, many food sellers are selling pre-made meals that are then frozen or packaged in trays with film.
Rather than outsourcing the packaging process to contract packaging companies, people like you are purchasing food packaging machinery and packaging their own food items. With this method, you are in full control of the packaging process, the machinery, the materials, and everything else involved. Additionally, it allows you to personally ensure that the food items you sell to your clients are safe.
What is the cost of a food packaging machine? Which types of food packaging machines are available? What is the best one to buy? Is it a good idea for your business? It is likely that you have a lot of questions, just as many other companies do. Our decades of experience in the food packaging industry have allowed us to help large food manufacturers package their products. We can therefore help you choose the right equipment for your food packaging needs and answer any questions you may have. We’re here to help you understand how much you’d need to invest if you wanted to package your own food. To assist you in deciding whether a food packaging machine is right for you, this article discusses price, functionality, proper applications, and other valuable information.
Food Packaging Machine Costs: What Are The Factors That Influence Them?
There is a possibility that you will experience sticker shock when looking for a price on a food packaging machine. When considering the price of these machines, there are a few items to consider. The following items will affect the cost of the equipment you choose.
- Mechanical Components – Compared to automatic models, manual models will have fewer moving parts, internal computer-controlled motors, and other more complicated parts. Therefore, automatic models that can be programmed and run automatically can cost more than manual models.
- Functionality – You can expect to pay between $10,900 and $65,000 for a food packaging machine. The cost of each machine is heavily influenced by its functionality. Your machine’s price will depend on the machine’s capabilities, including its speed, its hourly volume, and whether it’s a manual or automatic machine.
- Labor – In addition to spending less on an entry-level manual machine, you will have to pay a human operator to operate it on a daily basis. You might be able to save money in the long run by buying a fully automatic machine and not using the required man-hours.
- Capabilities – Your material cost will depend on the model you choose and the machine’s capabilities. A low-end automatic machine will package less volume and use fewer materials than an entry-level machine. A high-end automatic model will cost more upfront, but you will save money as you will generally get discounts on materials orders when you purchase larger amounts of product. As a result, higher-end models will have a lower total cost of ownership over time.
What Are The Costs Of Food Packaging Machines?
Throughout this section, we will review one device from each level of food packaging machine we currently offer. You can determine which machine is right for the amount of food you will be packaging by comparing the expected monthly volume of each machine. In addition, we will describe what type of application each machine is suitable for. In each section, you will find a price for the machine and a ballpark range for each tier. Contact one of our packaging experts if you don’t see a model that’s quite right for your needs in the following section. It will be their responsibility to assist you in selecting the right food packaging machine based on your budget, financing capabilities, and daily package volume.
Salad Dressing Mayonnaise Rotary Packaging Machine
$20,000.00 - $40,000.00
|Pouch material||Laminated film, PE, PP|
|pouch pattern||stand up pouch,stand up puch with spout,flat pouch(3/4sealing,with hand pouch,back sealing)|
|pouch size||W:100-210mm L:100-350mm|
|Max filling range||Up to 5000ml|
|Voltage||380V 3phase 50HZ/60HZ|