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Meat Processing

From cutting room to cooking Vikan are here to support

Meat Processing

Whether you are a raw or cooked meat processor Vikan can help maintain your product quality and safety.

We know that the hygiene and food safety challenges you face in meat processing vary, dependent on whether you process raw meats, e.g., meat cuts, minced meat, mechanically separated meat (MSM); cooked meats; or both; and the types of meat processed (red meats, poultry, game etc). From control of microbial hazards to minimising the risk of product contamination with other meat species, Vikan’s tools and experts are here to help.

All these challenges present a risk to food quality, and many to food safety, both can lead to loss of business and damage to brand reputation. Fortunately, the risks they pose, to both consumers and businesses, can be significantly reduced through the appropriate selection, use, and maintenance of manual cleaning equipment.

Selecting the right cleaning tools 

Before you select a cleaning tool, there are certain key factors to consider. 
Vikan products are purpose-designed precision tools, making it very important to choose just the right tool for any given job. 

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Suggested Products for Meat processing plants

The meat sector requires strict adherence to sanitation rules and regulations. Tools from Vikan are made out of tough, compliant materials such as polypropylene and stainless steel. Unlike foamed plastic or wooden tools, our high-quality products have smooth surfaces for easy clean-up and better hygiene.
Our tools are hygienically designed, which makes them easier to clean and less likely to harbor bacteria.

Vikan tools come in up to twelve colours, making them ideal for integration with colour-coded plans. Colour-coding helps prevent cross-contamination between raw and finished products, as well as keeping allergens separated.

Regardless of your operation’s size and complexity, Vikan has the tools and expertise to help you execute your colour-coding plans.

Hygiene and product safety expertise

Vikan products and services are based on our unmatched expertise in product safety and hygiene. We continually update and apply our knowledge through energetic relationships with our customers; participation at key food and beverage industry events; and active membership of expert technical organisations, including EHEDG, IAFP and Campden BRI.

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Colour-coding

Pioneered by Vikan and now an industry standard. Find out how colour-coding can benefit your business.

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Site surveys

This free service involves a thorough inspection of your plant to identify and solve cleaning challenges before auditors find them.

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Foreign bodies

Foreign body contamination of products can be a safety or quality issue, or both. Minimise the risk with Vikan products.

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Allergen control

You have a legal responsibility to produce products that are free of undeclared allergens. Find out how we can help you meet your legal obligation.

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Microbial hazards

Control of micro-organism in your plant is critical to protect your product, consumers, and your business. Microbial biofilms are of major concern. These aid the growth, survival and spread of pathogens, including Listeria monocytogenes, and Cronobacter sakazakii; and spoilage organisms, including yeasts and moulds. In the war on biofilms, manual cleaning tools key weapons in your arsenal.

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Vikan experts are on stand-by to help you if you ever feel unsure about which tool to choose for a given job, the best way to use any particular Vikan cleaning tool or how to solve a specific cleaning challenge.

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