IBS 4600 Bacon Slicing Operation

Retail and foodservice bacon sales have experienced explosive growth in recent years and the trend continues. This is clearly tied to bacon’s versatility as a stand-alone breakfast ingredient, topping for burgers, sandwiches, salads and much, much more.

Thurne High Performance Slicing is playing a predominate role in helping processors capitalize on bacon’s beckoning opportunities.

Thurne’s deep experience in bacon slicing goes back several decades to the 1970s when pioneering of its remarkable vision system began. Today processors can leverage Thurne’s bacon slicing know-how to build moneymaking innovation in their production processes and product offerings.

The image above features the slicing room of a prominent North American pre-cooked bacon processor where over 12,000 pounds of microwave bacon are sliced each and every hour on six Thurne IBS 4600 slicers. This is just one of many, many examples of companies utilizing Thurne slicing systems for raw, precooked, food service and retail applications.