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Fruit & Vegetable industry

Package when fresh and keep (pre-cut) vegetables and fruit fresher 

Vacuum packing fruit and vegetables

Vacuum packing ensures that fresh products such as vegetables and fruit have a longer shelf life. Whatever vegetable or fruit you are working with, Henkelman has a range of vacuuming machines that can be upgraded with optional extras and accessories to suit your needs. For example, soft air for the extra protection of vulnerable products or the addition of gas flushing (MAP) for sliced fruit and vegetables.  

The advantages of a Henkelman for you


Optimal hygiene

Henkelman machines are developed especially for the food packaging industry. The machines are easy to clean and require little maintenance, which guarantees high productivity.  

Longer shelf life

Vacuum packing foods inhibits the growth of bacteria and thereby lengthens shelf life without the addition of conservatives. Fruit and vegetables that are vacuum packed retain their weight, flavour and aroma. This also prevents dehydration, freezer burn and mold. Products therefore have a longer shelf life compared to refrigerating and they retain their quality when frozen. 

Valuable Dutch Design

Every Henkelman is designed, developed, produced and checked in the Netherlands. 95% of the high-quality materials and components come from the European Union. As we take care of production ourselves, we are convinced of the quality of our products and we therefore supply the machines to our dealers with a 3-year warranty. With proper maintenance, Henkelman machines will last for years without losing too much of their resale value.  

Create an automatic line

If you are looking to automate the packaging process as much as possible, connect a Titaan to a Diptank and create an automatic line. 

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Service & Warranty

Standard 3-year warranty on every Henkelman machine

Parts available for up to 10 years after production ceases

Replacement parts delivered to your dealer within 24 hours

Automatic maintenance notification

Frequently asked questions


Why vacuum pack?

Vacuum packing results in a longer shelf life. This is because the oxygen is removed during the vacuuming process. This slows down the ripening process. The vacuum bag also gives your product air and liquid-tight protection against external factors. 


For how many hours can a Henkelman vacuum packing machine be used?

This depends on the model vacuum packing machine. According to our guidelines, a table top model can be used for 5 hours a day. For floor models and double chamber vacuum packing machines, this is 8 hours per day. It is important that there is sufficient ventilation around the machine to prevent overheating. Some machines can also be upgraded with a heavy duty option, making them operational for up to 20 hours a day. 


For how many hours can I use a double chamber vacuum packing machine each day?

A double chamber vacuum packing machine can be used for up to 8 hours a day according to the guidelines. It is important that there is sufficient ventilation around the machine to prevent overheating. Some machines can also be upgraded with a heavy duty option, making them operational for up to 20 hours a day.