Preparation for meat balls

Food safety and full traceability are crucial parameters for meat ball producers.

  • The right temperature and right fat content
  • Uniformity of the finished product
  • Easy absorption of seasoning and other additives
  • Optimum control and traceability of the process


Our full-line solutions with high-quality mixing and grinding machines help you to prepare your meat for the best possible meatball production. The fully automated line prepares your meat mass to a required recipe and uniformly mixed, ideal for the best possible shaped meat balls.

In the production of meatballs, it is vital that each batch is at the right temperature and has precisely the right fat content. Our integrated online fat analysis simplifies measuring and achieving the best possible shape for optimal cooking with maximum yields. Our square intermeshing mixers ensure uniformity of the finished product. This technique promotes faster, easier absorption of seasoning and other additives, and reduced mixing time that minimizes the risk of smearing. CO2 may be added to achieve the correct temperature for the forming process.

Our meatball production lines give you optimum control of the finished product and full traceability through each individual part of the process.

We are at your disposal to provide competent advice when it comes to the optimum composition of batches to harmonize with different forming and cooking methods.


Controlling meat preparation

To let you to create a meat mass with a consistent, uniform quality, our preparation line for meat balls uses a central recipe management system. It takes full control of the line, ensuring intelligent product handling, full traceability and giving you a more secure and reliable meat preparation process, independent of skilled operators.

Monitoring and reporting

The system gives you a complete overview of individual machine status as well as the general operation of the full line, including fault and alarm handling. For added safety, the system also has a global emergency-stop function. For quality management, batch reports can also be viewed.

Central recipe management

To ensure every batch prepared meets your precise specifications, you can create, edit and store your recipes centrally. They system also allows you to specify routings of individual batches


Marel offers a range of service solutions to prevent failures, maximize performance or in case of unexpected breakdowns remote or onsite assistance.

Marel has offices in 30 countries across all regions, and a global network of highly skilled professionals that provide remote as well as onsite service support. We provide quality spare parts and customized service agreements for our customers to ensure optimal performance of Marel equipment.


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