Zentjes Flatteners, Strip Cutters & Tenderisers


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Paragon are pleased to announce their representation of a new supplier manufacturing in the Benelux region.

Since 1996 Zentjes Food has designed and built, in line Flatteners, Strip Cutters and Tenderisers, offering quality products with exceptionally competitive pricing.

Zentjes Flattener

Zentjes Strip Cutter

Zentjes Tenderiser




Sicmatech Tilting Kettle

Available with a number of heating options, this versatile kettle may be of interest with models available from test kitchen to full production.

Sicmatech Tilting Kettle

Constructed from 304L or 316L stainless steel with a polished interior finish the Sicmatech range of tilting kettles are suitable for cooking a large number of products.

With batch capacities from 25L- 1200L and a choice of steam, electric, gas, or diesel as a heating source, it is also suitable to serve a wide range of applications for small, medium or large producers alike.

Full PLC control, Ethernet connection, PID controller and digital display, with touch screen panel and data recording.

Automatic variable speed, reversing stirrer, with optional second stirrer or propeller ensures optimal homogenisation of the product, fitted with a non-stick blade to continually scrape the heated surface. The whole assembly is quickly removable for easy cleaning.

Wide range of options available to fully tailor the vessel to specific customer requirements, including loading and unloading valves, double jacket, load cells etc.


Paragon introduce New Sicmatech Food Machinery

Paragon introduce SICMATECH Food Machinery to the UK & Ireland




Paragon has for some time looked for good quality food machinery to add to our scope of supply and we are pleased to be able to now offer the following equipment from SICMATECH Food Machinery based in Barcelona, Spain

Cooking Kettle Sicmatech





Available in a number of capabilities from 25L – 1200L. Satisfying all needs from test kitchen to full scale manufacture, with electric, gas or steam heating options



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About Sicmatech :

SICMATECH Philosophy

R & D & I, a constant: SICMATECH has its own technical Centre for research and development, innovating constantly, creating new ways to improve products.  The feedback and good relationship built with our clients, allow us to know the market and give us the tools to offer efficient and comprehensive solutions to individual customer needs


A commitment: We manufacture our machines with standard components from global leading brands using entirely stainless steel materials to ensure the high-quality and robustness of our machines. We follow the P.D.C.A philosophy (Plan, Do, Check & Act), we identify new solutions and improve our performance making our company more productive.

All SICMATECH machines are designed and produced in accordance with CE regulations and directives.

SICMATECH review quality factors through different controls:

  • Thermographic Analysis of components
  • Stress testing
  • Quality control tests according to regulations and material certification


“We are truly committed to a long-term partnership with our clients based on the quality and the guarantee of our service. We consider that the execution, adaptability, training and after sales service are the key factors of our industrial project success”

When you buy SICMATECH machinery, you get all the above assurance backed by Paragon`s after sales service & spares here in the UK.

The Gunther GPA Tumbler Range

The Gunther Model GPA 150/200/300/600 range of tumblers have a maximum capacity of 100 – 300Kg (depending on model and product) and have the following  benefits and features:


Guaranteed intensive but gentle processing ensuring even distribution of flavour and tenderness. Guaranteed colour enhancement and uniformity and integrity of your final product


  • Manufactured in stainless steel
  • Drum tilt control by electro-mechanical gear motor
  • Vacuum pump for continuous or intermittent vacuum processing, with adjustable vacuum height
  • PLC control with 50 program capacity
  • Variable drum speed
  • Left or right drum rotation, giving different tumble action due to asymmetrical vanes
  • Hinged lid on 300/600 models (available as additional price option on 150/200 models)

A 99 program touch screen control is available for all models at additional cost, as is a USB printer connection and RS 232 interface.


 A small Gunther tumbler could make a big difference to your business!

After Foodex 2014

Paragon Processing Solution’s stand at the Foodex 2014 show in Birmingham was well attended, we certainly saw our fair share of visitors. It was good to see both new and familiar faces and we look forward to meeting up with you again in the future.

We were well supported by representatives from Magurit, Gunther and Blentech and visitors were able to take the opportunity to chat with them about their relevant processing needs and we were certainly encouraged by the response we had which indicates that the UK food manufacturing industry is continuing to grow.

We look forward to Foodex 2016- See you there!


Paragon at Foodex 2014

Paragon Processing Solutions are proud to announce that they will exhibiting at Foodex 2014 on 24-26th March 2014.

We are going to be in Hall 20 at stand L353.

As agents for Blentech, Magurit, Gunther and Bridge, Paragon Processing Solutions will be attending Foodex.

As well as the Paragon team you will be available to meet Andreas Hager, Managing Director of Magurit, Daniel Voit, President of Blentech Corporation and Marcel Ohnesseit, Engineering Food Technologist at Gunther. All will be pleased to talk with you about their machinery and your respective processing needs.

On display will be a:

  • Magurit Fromat : Frozen block reduction machine.
  • Blentech Blentherm : Single shafted horizontal cooker
  • Gunther PI 54/ 105 : Injector



Paragon supports Charity Dudes

Paragon  staff took part in the annual Charity Dudes 2hr Endurance Go Karting event on the 3rd August at Lydd Race Circuit this year to raise money for CLIC Sargent- The Childrens Cancer Charity.

The day went really well. Weather was brilliant again and we got a great day’s racing in.  There were 7 teams and Paragon’s team came 5th on the day.

Charity Dudes raised a record  £1010.74  for CLIC Sargent- The Childrens Cancer Charity.