The Duravant family of operating companies serve the food processing, packaging and material handling segments.

OPTI Flow Flexible Cut-up Systems

The lines just run!

Foodmate OPTI Flow Cut-up System is one of the market’s most advanced cut-up systems, offering excellent efficiency and flexibility. The OPTI Flow combines the advantage of the optimal solution for whole bird distribution based on grade and weight as well as the optimal logistics solution to deliver chicken parts to any desired location inside the plant.

Leading Technology in Cut-Up Solutions

OPTI Flow Cut-up System

Foodmate OPTI Flow Cut-up System can be controlled by advanced ChickSort weighing and InVision Grading Software to help optimize bird utilization based on weight and grade throughout the process effectively by increasing A grade pack out and increasing yield value throughout the entire process. The lines can be configured with by-passable bird unloaders and by-passable cut-up modules.

Modules can be customized according to your plants’ requirements. The system is able to handle all basic cuts, such as wings, breast, whole legs and drum and thighs with a speed of up to 105 birds per minute on 12” centers and up to 140 birds per minute on select cuts on 8” centers.


See OPTI Flow in action

In 2016, Foodmate delivered and installed one of the largest cut-up, grading and whole bird distribution systems installed by an American processor. The entire project consisted of six OPTI Flow Flex Cut-up lines comprised of 1.2 miles of overhead conveyor and 6,200 cut-up shackles. The system can process a stunning 37,800 birds per hour.


OPTI Flow Success Stories

Read our success stories to find out how we bring our know-how and technology to your business.

Koch Foods

The goal for this plant was to replace hand-thigh deboning lines to achieve a higher production level while maintaining yields and reducing labor costs.
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Case Farms, Ohio

This project comprised a total rebuild, which went from a big bird deboning production to running products exclusively for a leading fast-food chain that focuses ...
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Pilgrim’s – Sanford, NC

Foodmate was charged with providing a flexible, high yield, simple system for cut-up and dark meat deboning.
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Foster Farms – Livingston, CA

The Foster Farms Livingston, CA plant was in need of a solution to automate and improve their whole bird grading process.
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Customized for your needs

Efficient & Flexible

Meeting the highest standards

Foodmate OPTI Flow is a flexible cut-up systems, designed to keep maintenance and sanitation to a minimum without compromising performance and quality. One of the unique features is the self- correcting magnetic cut-up shackle which prevents shackles from miss-feeding into the cutting modules.

Because chicken appreciates a clean cut.

Leading Technology in Cut-up Solutions

Catered to our clients’ specific needs, solutions range from a self-contained frame type cut-up system, to sophisticated computer and vision camera controlled flexible cut-up systems that can deliver product to any desired location inside your cut-up area.
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